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'Watchmensch'"Watchmen" is on a troubling box-office slide these days, but this week (today, in fact) will see the U.S. debut of "Watchmensch," veteran comics columnist Rich Johnston's graphic novel that parodies the much-beloved Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons story, and offers up a clever, Yiddish-laden take on the comics industry, its relationship with Hollywood, and creators' rights.

Written by Johnston and with art by Simon Rohrmuller, "Watchmensch" tells the tale of an investigation by the Rorschach-themed, "Oy Vey"-exclaiming character "Spottyman" who believes that the death of a comics industry lawyer could mean a much greater conspiracy against the courtroom defenders of comic book creators' rights. Spottyman looks to get the legal team back together and, if early previews are any indication, hilarity ensues. Read More...

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