Secret Origin Of Watchmen's Original Heroes

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Yet another sign that Zack Snyder's Watchmen movie will pay slavish tribute to the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons comic: this old-timey style photo of its original superhero team, the Minutemen. They're the earliest superheroes in the Watchmen universe, and their division is what builds character and history for the modern-day costumed avengers. As with almost all of Snyder's images so far, the picture is a pretty spot-on recreation of the picture from the graphic novel. Starting on the left is Silhouette, Mothman, Captain Metropolis, Nite Owl, Dollar Bill, the Comedian, Silk Spectre and Hooded Justice. [Ain't It Cool News]

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@Miranda Kali: Oh no.