CBR TV @ WC12: Len Wein Talks “Before Watchmen”
Len Wein helps CBR TV kick off its 2012 WonderCon coverage to discuss his history with Watchmen, from editing the original 12-issue series to contributing the “Tales of the Crimson Corsair” back-up story and writing the “Ozymandias” miniseries for the upcoming Before Watchmen event.
Wein described his hands-off approach to editing Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons as they crafted their original series and revealed his initial reaction upon hearing that DC planned to revisit the property. He explains his differing approaches to his two Before Watchmen projects, reveals exactly when and where his Ozymandias story begins and explains what the concept behind his Crimson Corsair story.
Beyond Before Watchmen, Wein recalls his experience losing his collection and personal belongings in a house fire in 2009, the outpouring of help from friends and fans alike and what he most enjoys about writing for television.