Co-publisher Dan DiDio revealed that the Minutemen title will deal with the team's formation, and gave fans a hint of what to expect from the other comics, reports Collider.
"Since we're doing a prequel we have the challenge of featuring characters before they met so how do we make it feel like a team concept but they're all still going to be individuals?" he said.
"We realised that Minutemen, Comedian and Ozymandias were lengthier storytelling. They went over a period of time. Minutemen [focuses on] the formation of a team, the Comedian is from the time of the Minutemen to his death. Larger story, more time covered.
"Ozymandias is about the plotting which is a much longer story. But the other ones are just snapshots of who these characters are. So they only wound up being four parts while the others were six."
Before Watchmen kicks off with Minutemen #1 on June 6.
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