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WATCHMEN MOTION COMICS Chapter 3 online now

Purchase the animated comic from iTunes, Amazon and other outlets

By Rob M. Worley     October 24, 2008

Rorschach discovers the iconic Smiley button in WATCHMEN
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From a press release:

Chapter three of 'Watchmen Motion Comics' debuted on iTunes and Amazon On Demand this week.  Announced by Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, the third chapter is going to be available on Xbox Live and the Sony PlayStation Store over the next several days.  In addition customers of Verizon Wireless who have V Cast and Sprint customers with Sprint TV access can view abbreviated versions of the Motion Comics on their respective services.

Every two weeks a new chapter will debut on these providers.  Chapter 4 of the 'Watchmen Motion Comics' will debut the week of November 3.

Warner Premiere Motion Comics are a new way for comic book fans to connect with their favorite characters and stories they know and love through short form digital content.  They draw on a deep reservoir of source material to bring a new visually engaging experience to life through the use of subtle movements, voice-overs, sweeping music scores and stunning comic book artwork.

Summary of Watchmen Motion Comics Chapter 3:

As the world braces for what could be a doomsday scenario between the United States and Russia, Laurie leaves Dr. Manhattan and goes to Dan for consoling.  Meanwhile, the national media puts Dr. Manhattan under scrutiny, linking him to a rash of cancer deaths, and forcing him to escape to the planet Mars.  

About Watchmen Motion Comics

“Watchmen” Motion Comics takes viewers through the critically acclaimed DC Comics and Hugo award-winning graphic novel by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons.  Set in 1985 at the height of the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union, costumed avengers have been banned with the exception of two – The Comedian and Rorschach.  During this time the mysterious murder of a United States government official named Edward Blake occurs in New York, possibly by Soviet Communists.  It is later confirmed that Blake is actually a costumed avenger – The Comedian.

The news of the murder is discovered by his fellow costumed avenger, Rorschach who sets out to discover the murderer.  During his search viewers discover whether Rorschach is really insane or if he’s uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians.  On the run from the law, Rorschach reunites with his former teammates in a desperate attempt to save the world and their lives.  But what they uncover will shock them to their very core and change the face of the planet.  Following two generations of masked superheroes from the close of World War II to the icy shadow of the Cold War comes this groundbreaking comic story — the story of the Watchmen.


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