The Watchmen: Motion Comic is a 2008 American animated short film series of motion comics for web and television based on the DC comic book series Watchmen, written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons. 30 minute segments, each based on and sharing watchmen comic pdf download name with one of the twelve chapters of the book.
Both male and female characters are voiced by actor Tom Stechschulte. It was released on DVD in March 2009 to coincide with the Watchmen movie’s release. In October 1985, during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and on the eve of nuclear war, a depressed Rorschach, one of several outlawed vigilante superheroes, begins to investigate why all former masked superheroes are either dead or have declined. Rorschach investigates the Comedian’s death, formulating a “mask killer” theory.
The Comedian is buried and his history is revealed through a series of flashbacks. Doctor Manhattan’s relationship with Laurie Juspeczyk erodes and he discovers that many of his colleagues have contracted terminal cancer. Doctor Manhattan exiles himself to Mars. On Mars, Doctor Manhattan contemplates his history, which is revealed through a series of flashbacks.
Rorschach continues to pursue his “mask killer” theory, focusing on Moloch. Moloch is murdered and Rorschach is the target of a setup, leading to his capture by the police. In police custody, Rorschach is interviewed by Dr. Rorschach’s history and identity are revealed.
Silk Spectre continues to stay with Nite Owl and they become romantically involved. Nite Owl and Silk Spectre save people from an apartment fire, and resolve to break Rorschach out of prison. Silk Spectre break Rorschach out of prison. Doctor Manhattan takes Silk Spectre to Mars.