Warner to Release Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic
Wed, 04 Feb 2009 16:08:15
In advance of Watchmen's March 6 theatrical release, Warner will issue Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic on March 3, which offers audiences a completely new way to experience the acclaimed graphic novel at home. The Complete Motion Comic will be released on Blu-ray and DVD platforms from Warner Home Video.
The release was overseen by Watchmen illustrator Dave Gibbons and contains all 12 chapters of the celebrated graphic novel. The two-disc DVD will add motion, voice, and sound to the book's panels. The 12 chapters run approximately 30 minutes in length and were previously available as exclusive iTunes downloads. There are nearly six hours of content on the double disc set and it will include Movie Cash, which is good for a $7.50 discount on a Watchmen movie ticket. The Blu-ray disc will include a "first look" at the theatrical film as well.
Additionally, Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter and Under the Hood will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD on March 24 via Warner Home Video. The DVD will offer two essential background stories housed on a single disc. Tales of the Black Freighter also features the voice of Gerard Butler.
Lastly, fans can become Watchmen mobile members by texting "Watchmen" to 58671 from their mobile phones. Doing so will provide latest movie updates and trivia sent direct to your cell phone. Fans can also access the mobile Internet site 24/7 to download voice/ring tones, trailers, video production blogs, wallpaper, and more.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff