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  • Tales of the Black Freighter
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  • Tales of the Black Freighter is a direct-to-video animated feature from Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Animation, and released on March 24, 2009.
  • Tales of the Black Freighter is the first animated film in the Watchmen film series focusing on The Sea Captain in his battle against the pirates of the Black Freighter.
  • Tales of the Black Freighter is a comic book within the Watchmen universe, an example of post-modern Metafiction and comic-within-a-comic that also serves as a foil for the main plot. Issues 23 and 24, comprising the story Marooned, are included within Watchmen itself. They are read by a teenage boy named Bernie, who sits outside a newsstand through all his appearances.
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  • 1560.0
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  • 2009-03-24
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  • Watchmen
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  • Tales of the Black Freighter is a direct-to-video animated feature from Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Animation, and released on March 24, 2009.
  • Tales of the Black Freighter is a comic book within the Watchmen universe, an example of post-modern Metafiction and comic-within-a-comic that also serves as a foil for the main plot. Issues 23 and 24, comprising the story Marooned, are included within Watchmen itself. They are read by a teenage boy named Bernie, who sits outside a newsstand through all his appearances. According to the document attached to Chapter V: Fearful Symmetry, which is an excerpt from the fifth chapter of Treasure Island Treasury of Comics, the comic book was written by Max Shea and was first published May 1960 by National Comics. The first nine issues were drawn by Joe Orlando (a real-life comic book artist) and the remaining issues were drawn by Walt Feinberg. The comic was cancelled after issue 31 and the departure of Max Shea but was republished by DC comics in 1985.
  • Tales of the Black Freighter is the first animated film in the Watchmen film series focusing on The Sea Captain in his battle against the pirates of the Black Freighter.