Wall Street Journal - 03/06/2009
"The tone is solemn, the figures move slowly -- they're panel-for-panel reproductions of the book....The colors are dazzling..."
Alan Moore's WATCHMEN is given sound and movement in this video version of the critically acclaimed comic book. Under the supervision of original illustrator Dave Gibbons, the 12-chapter series has voice actors translating the comic's dialogue balloons into speech, while digital zooms, pans, and some animation effects take viewers further inside the story than ever before.
First distributed on iTunes, and scheduled for DVD release just days before the 2009 feature film by Zach Snyder, WATCHMEN - Motion Comics offers a helpful intro to Alan Moore's dystopian world of dark superheroes. Set in a 1980s-era America where masked heroes have their talents banned, the sprawling story begins when someone starts taking down the former heroes one by one--and a mysterious character named Rorschach begins to investigate.