Watchmen Motion Comic Now Available On iTunes (2008)

"It's a comic! It's a cartoon! No wait, it's a Motion Comic?!!"

As part of the promotion for the highly anticipated film Watchmen, Warner Bros., and DC Comics created a Watchmen motion comic version of the acclaimed graphic novel.

What Is A Motion Comic?

Watchmen Motion Comic

In case you are unfamiliar with the term, a “motion comic” is somewhere in-between a comic book and an animated video. Slow camera zooms of slightly animated comic book frames are combined with music, sound effects, and voice-overs to bring traditional comic books alive as video shorts.

Animation Quality Of The Watchmen Motion Comic


The Watchmen motion comic is actually very well done. The animation is actually better or at least just as good as animated TV shows like Sealab 2021, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Liquid Television’s Aeon Flux.

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Watchmen Motion Comic Preview

The motion comic version of “Watchmen” takes viewers through the critically acclaimed Hugo award-winning graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. You can download it on Apple’s iTunes.

Watchmen Motion Comic

Watchmen Movie Premiere Date

Watchmen doesn’t premiere in theaters until March 6, 2009. Zack Snyder from 300 and Dawn of the Dead is directing.