Now i must say the motion comic has been very well done. It's more like a cartoon then a motion comic just animated in the style of the graphic novel. I thought the voices were well done i just hate the fact that there done by one guy so they all have a simillar feeling, the worst thing about it is deffinetly Laurie's voice WHOO! that was weird! it basically sounds like a middle aged man trying to do a woman's voice but fails. Like wasn't there a lady in the room at the time that could have done her voice anyways, the motion comic/cartoon is very cool and i just love that fact that soon i can have the entire watchmen graphic novel all on my ipod!
I agree. I think that Tom Stechschulte, an actor who's done a ton of audiobooks (http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/gvpages/A1500.shtml
) and films (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0824264/
) does a reasonably good job of bringing out the characters here. Bearing in mind that he isn't quite *performing* the roles as much as simply narrating them, he's great as Rorschach -- his treatment seemed quite similar to JEH's and Alan Moore's reading of the character, which seems like a good thing -- and I'll be interested to see what he does with Dreiberg and Dr. Manhattan as the series progresses. The preponderance of Noo Yawk accents and gruff, streetwise types could get to be a bit overwhelming and samey as we go on, as well as the emergence of multiple female characters. He gives Laurie a good attempt, but it's still a bit jarring to hear a man's voice coming out of her mouth. Then again, she does smoke like a chimney...
Since we're about six months out from the actual film, I'd love it if they brought out one of these every two weeks or so up until the release -- maybe they could hold the last couple of chapters up until after the movie comes out, so as not to "spoil" the ending (which has technically been "spoiled" since October 1987 for those of us who read...), but I'm just happy to see these made and released in any way.