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Exclusive! 'Dr. Manhattan' character banner from 'Watchmen'

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Watchmen_l“No. Not even in the face of Armageddon. Never compromise.” That isn’t just Rorschach’s ultimate cry of defiance, it’s the mantra of legions of Watchmen fans hoping that director Zack Snyder remains faithful to Alan Moore’s dystopian superhero epic.

I don’t know about you, PopWatchers, but is this a good sign or what? The melancholy sight of Dr. Manhattan—a CGI-transformed Billy Crudup—standing with Ozymandias (Matthew Goode) and Nite Owl (Patrick Wilson) over the rain-soaked grave of their fellow caped crusader, the Comedian, looks like such a faithful panel-to-screen translation that not even the mudslingers at the New Frontiersman could complain. So with that in mind, a quick PopWatch poll!

More on ‘Watchmen’:
‘Watchmen’: An Exclusive First Look
‘Watchmen’: A Chat with Director Zack Snyder
A ”Watchmen” primer — A beginner’s guide to the film’s characters including The Comedian, Rorschach, Dr. Manhattan, and more
Kevin Smith says ‘Watchmen’ is astounding (insert ‘but’ here)
Comic-Con: Talking with the ‘Watchmen’ cast
An interview with ‘Watchmen’ creator Alan Mooore