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In the latest of Digital Spy's comprehensive series of reviews of DC Comics' Before Watchmen prequels, we take a look at Minutemen #5. Who's it by?

Before Watchmen: Minutemen #5 is written and illustrated by Darwyn Cooke. The Curse of the Crimson Corsair back-up is written and drawn by original series colourist John Higgins. What happens?

The miniseries continues its steady progress through the history of the world's original superhero team, detailing its slow decline in the post-war years of 1947-55. The heroes achieve their biggest - and most secret - victory and Nite Owl comes tantalisingly close to solving the longstanding mystery of the missing children. The flashforward framing sequence also returns, with Hollis Mason upsetting former teammate Sally Jupiter with his plans to publish the tell-all memoir Under the Hood. (more) »


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