A lot of times when you adapt material for the big screen, you have to leave something out…maybe it wasn’t directly important to the story being told, or it was too long, or too difficult to film. I’m sure Watchmen is full of this…but that doesn’t mean all the stories can’t be told. Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter & Under The Hood (available March 24th on DVD, Blu-ray, and on-demand/download. It takes the story from a comic book as seen in the movie/graphic novel and the supplemental background story and brings them to life.
Just ahead of the release of the Watchmen live action feature, an animated version of the highly acclaimed comic book hits the shelves Tuesday in the form of Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic, available on both DVD and Blu-ray. I’ve had the chance to see the DVD release, so Read More for details and a review. Wanting a little more interaction? Warner Bros. Digital Distribution will launch Watchmen: Justice is Coming, an MMO for iPhone and iPod Touch, on Friday to coincide with the movie’s release. G4TV has a preview video with interviews and gameplay footage.