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The perfect gift for fans of Marvel super hero adventures arrives in one special holiday gift set, with the "Marvel Knights Animation Collection" now available in stores nationwide from Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation. This collectible five-DVD gift set boasts five electrifying Marvel Knights Animation adventures, highlighting works from celebrated Marvel authors and artists such as Joss Whedon, John Cassaday, Warren Ellis, Adi Granov, Reginald Hudlin, John Romita, Jr., Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic. Featuring over seven hours of heart-pumping animation and non-stop action, the "Marvel Knights Animation Collection" is priced to own at $49.97 SRP.
Step inside the imaginative world of Marvel Universe with the "Marvel Knights Animation Collection." This must-have five-DVD gift set contains:
ASTONISHING X-MEN – GIFTED
Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s Eisner award-winning take on Marvel’s mightiest mutants comes to life through the studio of comics legend Neal Adams, in Marvel Knights Animation's "Astonishing X-Men," adapting the acclaimed “Gifted” storyline! This DVD features the first story arc of the ASTONISHING X-MEN series by Whedon and Cassaday. Extensive bonus content includes: a conversation with Joe Quesada and Neal Adams, Astonishing X-Men “Rise Up” music video, "Astonishing X-Men - Gifted" trailer, visual history of the characters, "Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!," an artists gallery featuring the work of John Cassaday, and additional trailers.
IRON MAN: EXTREMIS
Adapting the critically-acclaimed storyline by superstars Warren Ellis and Adi Granov, Tony Stark (a.k.a. Iron Man) faces his greatest threat ever--a terrorist transformed into an unstoppable force with bio-engineered Extremis super-soldier serum! Now, Stark redefines Iron Man's mission for the 21st century, sending the Armored Avenger in a new direction that will alter his life forever! Extensive DVD bonus features include: a conversation with Adi Granov, "Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!," starring Iron Man, visual history of Iron Man, exclusive music video, trailers, and more!
Reginald Hudlin and John Romita, Jr.’s Black Panther story is brought to life in his own series. With guest appearances by the X-Men and Captain America, Marvel Knights Animation's "Black Panther" is filled with exhilarating action, dazzling visuals and an explosive soundtrack as he leaps from the comic book pages into homes everywhere. "Black Panther" features an all-star voice cast including Djimon Hounsou ("Blood Diamond") as Black Panther; music artist and actress Jill Scott as Storm; Kerry Washington ("For Colored Girls") as Princess Shuri; Alfre Woodard ("True Blood") as both Dondi Reese and Queen Mother; Carl Lumbly ("Alias") as Uncle S’Yan; and the legendary Stan Lee as General Wallace.
The Black Panther is no ordinary super hero; he’s the king of the scientifically advanced country of Wakanda. Marvel Knights Animation's "Black Panther" takes viewers on a thrilling adventure which includes battle scenes, love stories and political intrigue while John Romita, Jr. creates panoramic vistas, brilliant visual design and intense action. DVD special features include: looking back at Black Panther with Reginald Hudlin, music video and trailers.
SPIDER-WOMAN: AGENT OF S.W.O.R.D.
Developed by the legendary Eisner Award-winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, "Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D." follows the new adventures of Jessica Drew as she rediscovers her existence in a world she did not make. Seeking revenge against those who destroyed her past, Jessica Drew must rise to become Spider-Woman again, even if it means her ultimate demise. Featuring guest appearances by Spider-Man, the Avengers, Wolverine, Black Widow, Captain America, Ms. Marvel, and more, Spider-Woman comes to life in this Marvel Knights Animation adventure! DVD bonus content includes visual history of Spider-Woman, exclusive music video, and trailers.
THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS
Inspired by the acclaimed graphic novel from Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic, "Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers" takes a powerful look inside the minds of Thor and Loki, two adversarial brothers in the mystical land of Asgard and seemingly forever enemies. But just why does Loki hate his brother Thor? And could it be that this master of mischief isn’t really the villain he’s been branded? Loki’s insatiable lust for power and his feud with Thor take on new meaning in this resonant epic. Marvel Knights Animation's "Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers" is produced by Ruwan Jayatilleke and written by Robert Rodi, with art by Esad Ribic. DVD special features include an exclusive look back with Rodi and Ribic, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and trailer.
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.