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Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #3 (Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre, #3)

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Laurie Juspeczyk would one day play a pivotal role in the fate of the world in the pages of WATCHMEN, but before then, she was a young girl trying to follow in her mother's footsteps as one of the world's greatest crime-fighters--whether she wanted to or not.

“San Francisco, baby. The best part of the trip...is the trip.” Plus: Don’t miss the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup story b
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 5th 2012 by DC Comics
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Miranda
Sep 10, 2012 Miranda rated it really liked it
Silk Spectre issues #1 and #2 were only leading up to this point in the story, and here we begin to build up to the finale. The story (and art) becomes so suddenly stunning that it makes me wish this was a 6-parter rather then 4.

This issue has a slow and somewhat irritating beginning, but it pushes past that and ties back into the Watchmen characters and lifestyle.

Darwyn Cooke renders Silk Spectre utterly true to her character.
In Watchmen, she is the least developed and the most whiny, but Cooke
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Jedi JC Daquis
Jan 05, 2017 Jedi JC Daquis rated it liked it
Trippy to mature. Issue three of Silk Spectre builds up the character of Laurie as the Silk Spectre that we are familiar with in Watchmen. The Comedian is here and Darwyn Cooke's interpretation of the character is way better than Azzarello's.


The Comedian's smiley pin gets its bittersweet backstory in this issue.

You know why the Comedian always wears that smiley pin? Perhaps he is the comedian. Or perhaps, it is dear to him, reminding him of someone.
Erikka
Sep 08, 2016 Erikka rated it it was ok
And then there was that time Laurie tripped and started talking like Delirium from Sandman (a character I'd much rather be reading about). And her pet bird's skeleton started talking and said the best line in a Watchmen comic ever: "Sorry doesn't disperse the birdseed, you twat." And also a cameo by...Frank Sinatra as portrayed by Toby Jones?

Also, nudity. Just a lot of nudity. And more heavy-handed cramming-in of Comedian symbols. Just in case Laurie's background is still a mystery to anyone re
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Kevin Mann
Nov 17, 2012 Kevin Mann rated it liked it
The art is very enjoyable, 60s psychedelic stuff is always fun....but the plot/story of the arc so far is not as enthralling as i expected. The first few issues were rough, but issue 3 it is improving, so where is #4????
s e n t i m e n t a l i t i e s olittlebear
Laurie is boring but the Comedian stirs things up. He also gets his symbol. He saved this one from being terrible.
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Nobody does Acid Trips like Amanda Conner, well worth reading for the opening section alone.
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Darwyn Cooke was an Eisner Award winning comic book writer, artist, cartoonist and animator, best known for his work on the comic books Catwoman, DC: The New Frontier and Will Eisner's The Spirit.

In 1985, Cooke published his first comic book work as a professional artist in a short story in New Talent Showcase #19, but economic pressure made him leave the career and he worked in Canada as a magazi
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