The chart-topping super-team of Joss Whedon ("Marvel's The Avengers") and John Cassaday (Captain America, Planetary) return for more action on home entertainment shelves in “Astonishing X-Men: Torn”! Comic book pages from the third story arc of this acclaimed series by one of Marvel’s greatest collaborations between Whedon and Cassaday come alive from Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation, in the highly anticipated “Astonishing X-Men: Torn” on DVD! This DVD invites viewers to delve deep inside the imaginative world of the Marvel Universe. A must-have for collectors and loyal fans, this deluxe DVD is featured with a graphic rich cover and a unique replica of comic book-style packaging that bridges the comic book to DVD concept. It is priced to own at $14.97.
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Marvel Knights Animation
Marvel Knights Animation remains true to the heritage of panel-by-panel graphic storytelling, boasting groundbreaking illustrations, sensational soundscapes, and of course, the explosiveness of the Mighty Marvel Universe. Behind every image and every word lies the genius of Marvel’s celebrated creators like Robert Rodi, Esad Ribic, Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Joss Whedon, Reginald Hudlin, John Romita Jr, Warren Ellis, Adi Granov, John Cassaday, and more.
This third installment brings more action and adventure as Emma Frost’s erratic behavior has the X-Men spinning in a nonstop downward spiral. Will an unlikely union be the final straw? After secretly lying in wait for months, the new Hellfire Club makes its move!
Written by Joss Whedon with art by John Cassaday, Marvel Knights Animation’s “Astonishing X-Men: Torn” is produced by Atomic Cartoons.
Street Date: 8/14/2012
TRT: +/- 81 min.
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1