Doomsday Clock #12 Puts a Superman Twist on an Iconic Watchmen Image

Geoff Johns and Gary Frank's Doomsday Clock #12 will bring an end to the popular, and oft-delayed, series, which has introduced Watchmen characters to key heroes from the DC Universe. December solicitations, which include a listing for the upcoming final issue, reveal a cover for Doomsday Clock #12 that pays homage to Watchmen's iconic bloody smiley face.

You can read the solicitation for Doomsday Clock #12 and see both covers for the issue below.

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  • written by GEOFF JOHNS
  • art and covers by GARY FRANK
  • This is it! The final showdown between Dr. Manhattan and Superman shakes up the DC Universe to its very core! But can even the Man of Steel walk out from the shadow of Manhattan?
  • ON SALE 12.18.19
  • $4.99 US |12 OF 12|32 PAGES
  • FC|DC
  • This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

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Written by Geoff Johns, illustrated by Gary Frank and colored by Brad Anderson, the first issue of Doomsday Clock released in November 2017. The 12-issue series, which has seen long and frequent delays, serves as a sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen, and sees characters from that universe interacting with a variety of heroes in the DC Universe.

Doomsday Clock #12 releases December 18 from DC Comics.

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