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Janey Slater in Watchmen

Janey Slater

The onetime flame of Dr. Manhattan, she is replaced by Laurie Juspeczyk, who at the time is only sixteen years old. Slater has a small but critical role in Watchmen, as her interview with Doug Roth comes back to haunt Dr. Manhattan on live TV. In truth, Slater’s cancer is caused by Veidt, who uses her as a pawn to send the big blue guy off into exile on Mars.