Before Watchmen: Ozymandias/Crimson Corsair (Hardcover)

Ozymandias/Crimson Corsair

By Len Wein, Jae Lee (Illustrator), John Higgins (Illustrator)

DC Comics, 9781401238957, 256pp.

Publication Date: July 2, 2013



A New York Times Best Seller

Discover what happened before WATCHMEN. The team of legendary writer Len Wein and acclaimed artist Jae Lee--in his first DC Comics' work in nearly a decade--delve into the mind of the smartest man in the world: Ozymandias. How does one go from the son of immigrant parents to becoming the world's smartest man? Adrian Veidt begins his journey, both spiritual and physical, that will one day make him one of the most pivotal players in the world-changing events of WATCHMEN.

Collects BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #1-6, "Curse of the Crimson Corsair.

About the Author

Len Wein co-created SWAMP THING early in a writing career that has included work on every major hero and villain at both DC Comics and Marvel Comics. As a writer, Wein is also credited with co-creating Wolverine for Marvel and Lucius Fox for DC. Wein was one of the editors on WATCHMEN, and has also been Editor-in-Chief at both Marvel Comics and Disney Comics before settling in to a successful career writing comic books and animation.

Praise For Before Watchmen: Ozymandias/Crimson Corsair

"The real star here, perhaps more than any of the other [BEFORE WATCHMEN] books, is Jae Lee's stunning art.... "—Mtv Geek

"Granted, those pictures are breathtaking, and Jae Lee's artwork makes Ozymandias the most visually distinct of the Before Watchmen titles."—Onion AV Club