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Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Warner Premiere announced a new way for graphic novel fans to connect with their favorite characters and the stories they know and love through short-form digital content. “Warner Premiere’s Motion Comics” draw on a massive amount of source material to bring a visually engaging experience to life through the use of subtle movements, voice-overs, sweeping music scores and stunning comic book artwork.
The highly anticipated debut episode of DC Comics Watchmen is now available exclusively as a free iTunes download for the next two weeks via Entertainment Weekly‘s website. Beginning August 2, the debut Watchmen Motion Comic will be available on the iTunes Store for purchase and download for $1.99. In addition, the Eisner Award-winning Batman: Mad Love starring Batman, The Joker and Harley Quinn can be downloaded to own from Xbox Live and available on Verizon Wireless’ V CAST Video service starting July 22. A full lineup of “Warner Premiere’s Motion Comics” and release dates will be announced shortly after Comic-Con.
Batman: Mad Love
Batman: Mad Love is taken directly from the pages of the Eisner Award-winning single issue graphic novel by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm. The story revolves around The Joker’s sidekick Harley Quinn who is madly in love with him. She uses crime to demonstrate her love for her “Puddin'” and sets out to commit the ultimate act of love – killing Batman.
The Batman: Mad Love Motion Comic will be available to purchase from Xbox Live and viewing on mobile phones enabled for Verizon Wireless’ V CAST Video service starting July 22. Batman: Mad Love episodes will also be available from other distribution partners in the coming months.
Stay tuned for further updates.