Five films from the successful Marvel Knights animation line available for the first time in one complete collection. Marvel Knights animated comic series is a wonderful hybrid that incorporates Marvel's talents, wherein viewers can experience their favorite comics, as the spectacular vision of the authors and artists come alive. The line remains true to the heritage of panel-by-panel graphic storytelling incorporating smart storytelling, groundbreaking graphics and incredible action.
Includes the following titles:
Astonishing X-Men: Gifted -- From mastermind Josh Whedon (Buffy, Firefly) and John Cassady (Planetary, Captain America). Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the X-Men with the express purpose of "astonishing" the world. But when breaking news regarding the mutant gene unexpectedly hits the airwaves, will it derail their new plans before they even get started?
Iron Man: Extremis -- It's the beginning of a new era for Iron Man as renowned scribe Warren Ellis joins forces with digital painter Adi Granov to redefine the Armored Avenger's world for the 21st century - a landscape of terrifying new technologies that threaten to overwhelm fragile mankind! What is Extremis, who has unleashed it, and what does its emergence portend for the world?
Black Panther -- The warrior-king of Wakanda is back with Hollywood heavyweight Reginald Hudlin (House Party, Boomerang) and fan-fav John Romita Jr. (Wolverine, Amazing Spider-Man, Kick-Ass) teaming up to deliver a new take on T'Challa that's sure to excite both True Believers and the hip-hop faithful. The Black Panther's origin is retold in cinematic scope with social satire and all-out action.
Spider-Woman Agent of S.W.O.R.D. -- With Jessica Drew still reeling from the effects of having been sedated and physically replaced on Earth by the Skrull Queen Veranke, the last thing in the world she wants to encounter is another Skrull invasion. But when Jessica is approached by Abigail Brand, a mysterious agent of S.W.O.R.D., she finds that the urge within herself to inflict vengeance upon the Skrulls is too overwhelming to deny.
Thor Vs. Loki: Blood Brothers -- Adapted from the acclaimed miniseries Loki, from Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic, Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers takes a powerful look inside the minds of two legendary nemeses, shedding light, like never before, on the depths of Thor and Loki's hatred - and love - for one another.
Marvel Knights Collection