The Marvel Knights Animation adaptations of Iron Man: Extremis and Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. are both coming to Blu-ray for the first time, in a two-in-one package from Shout! Factory.The Blu-ray will be available exclusively through Best Buy, both their physical retail stores and website, on June 14. Extras include "visual histories" of the characters, and interviews with creators. Iron Man: Extremis adapts Iron Man #1-6 by Warren Ellis and Adi Granov. The Marvel Knights Animation version was released on DVD last fall. Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D.is based on Spider-Woman #1-7 by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, and a separate DVD of the animated adaptation is also out on June 14. Both are currently available streaming on Netflix. The full press release from Shout! Factory follows: FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, BRING HOME TWO EXHILARATING
MARVEL KNIGHTS ANIMATION ADVENTURES ON BLU-RAY™ HIGH-DEF!
IRON MAN: EXTREMIS
Featuring Critically Acclaimed Storylines by Warren Ellis and Adi Granov
SPIDER-WOMAN: AGENT OF S.W.O.R.D.
From the Masterminds behind DAREDEVIL, the Eisner Award-Winning Team of
Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev
AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT BEST BUY ON JUNE 14, 2011
Gear up for two times the action with two Marvel Knights Animation Super Hero® adventures debuting on Blu-ray™ high-def for the first time! Marvel Knights Animation IRON MAN: Extremis and SPIDER-WOMAN: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. are presented together with stunning 1080p picture quality and advanced digital sound in this special edition set from Shout! Factory.
Featuring captivating storylines, dazzling visuals and explosive soundtracks, IRON MAN: Extremis / SPIDER-WOMAN: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. special-edition Blu-ray is packed with extensive bonus content including interviews, behind-the-scenes featurettes, music videos, and more! This eagerly-awaited home entertainment release arrives exclusively at Best Buy and BestBuy.com on June 14, 2011.
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 Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Joss Whedon, Reginald Hudlin, John Romita Jr, Warren Ellis, Adi Granov, John Cassaday, and more.
Marvel Knights Animation
IRON MAN: Extremis
Adapting the critically acclaimed storyline by superstars Warren Ellis and Adi Granov, Tony Stark (AKA 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!
Featuring heart-pumping animation and special effects, the IRON MAN: Extremis Blu-ray contains six can’t miss episodes from the multi-part series and exciting bonus content, including:
· A conversation with Adi Granov
· Behind-the-scenes look at Marvel Knights Animation
· Marvel Super Heroes™: What The —? Starring Iron Man
· Visual history of Iron Man
· Exclusive music video
Marvel Knights Animation
SPIDER WOMAN: Agent of S.W.O.R.D.
Developed by the legendary Eisner Award-winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, Marvel Knights Animation 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 and Ms. Marvel, Spider-Woman comes to life in this thrilling Marvel Knights Animation adventure!
The action-packed Marvel Knights Animation SPIDER-WOMAN: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. Blu-ray is loaded with electrifying bonus content, including:
Visual history of Spider-Woman
Exclusive music video
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