As a lagniappe to the current “All Things Alan Moore” wiki currently going on in our comments, here’s Pádraig Ó Méalóid with a little-remembered crossover between the Watchmen and the Question…that took place all the way back in
THE QUESTION #17, June 1988. Think of it as “The Five Doctors” of this particular timeline.
In The Question #17, cover-dated June 1988, Rorschach appears in a very brief dream sequence. The story is called, to avoid any confusion, A Dream of Rorschach. Here’s the cover, the title page, and the two pages where Rorschach appears. He’s mentioned here and there on a few other pages, and there’s an editorial recommendation for Watchmen at the end of the letters’ page. Also, note the thanks to Moore and Gibbons on the title page…
The story is written by Dennis O’Neil and edited by Mike Gold…and obviously things were a lot friendlier and more casual back in the day. Handshake, one might say. Or as Stevie Wonder put it:
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