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Marvel readies Wolverine, Storm, and Professor X for the X-Men Anime

Marvel readies Wolverine, Storm, and Professor X for the X-Men Anime

Claws? Check. Eye lasers? Got’em. Weather under control? You know it. Anime styling? Now we’re talking! Seems like Marvel’s upcoming X-Men Anime has it all, from all of your favorite Mutants (Wolverine, Storm, Cyclops, Beast, Professor X, etc.) to the dynamic action adventure they’ll be quested on! Animax is happy to tease the upcoming project, offering a nice sneak peek teaser trailer that we were lucky enough to grab for your viewing pleasure. For Japanese speaking fans, the toon will be available on Animax starting April 1st. The English-speaking rest of us will have to wait until later this year for our translation, available on G4.

Marvel’s Astonishing X-Men Gifted on DVD today

Marvel's Astonishing X-Men Gifted on DVD today

The long wait is over, as Disney’s Marvel announces the latest motion comic DVD is available today, Astonishing X-Men Gifted. Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s Eisner award-winning take on Marvel’s Mightiest Mutants comes to life with the help of comics legend Neal Adams in the ASTONISHING X-MEN motion comic, adapting the acclaimed “Gifted” storyline! Things start off in a big way, right away, as the first episode shows Kitty Pryde’s return to the Xavier Institute – only to find that much has changed in her absence! Former enemy Emma Frost is now running the school, Wolverine is at Cyclops’ throat and a brand new threat is on the horizon. Thank goodness the disc is out today (September 28) to find out what happens next

Astonishing X-Men: Gifted hits Marvel DVD in two weeks

Astonishing X-Men: Gifted hits Marvel DVD in two weeks

With just over 14 days to go before the newest Marvel story takes hold at home, fans are eager to see what the comic book company has in store for the X-Men. Thankfully, September 28th quickly approaches, and the latest Disney and Marvel motion comic DVD has the whole story laid out. Anti-mutant sentiment; tension between Cyclops and Wolverine; a potential cure for the mutant gene; a new enemy named Ord; the return of Kitty Pryde, etc. No wonder Professor X always seemed to have his hands full. Check out the teaser trailer for the DVD and stay TOONed for more info on it!

Marvel Knights Animation presents Astonishing X-Men: Gifted

Marvel Knights Animation presents Astonishing X-Men: Gifted

Looks like motion comics are becoming all the rage! Just a few weeks after we announced the Jonah Hex motion comic from the DC Universe, Marvel strikes back featuring an X-Men title. The animated DVD, Astonishing X-Men: Gifted, is a production from Marvel Knights Animation and Shout! Factory, sporting Joss Whedon’s and John Cassaday’s team of mutants. Marvel claims the film, due for release on September 28th, will “remain true to the heritage of panel-by-panel graphic storytelling, with groundbreaking visuals, sensational soundscapes and, of course, the explosiveness of the Mighty Marvel Universe.”

X-Men: Volume 5 now available, from Marvel and Disney

X-Men: Volume 5 now available, from Marvel and Disney

With all the hub bub lately about Marvel and Disney’s super hero genre (thanks in no small part to the upcoming Iron Man 2) there’s been a flurry of super news – much of the animated variety! Just days ago, we were able to announce the official launch of X-Men: Volume 5 on DVD, and now, it’s here! The DVD collection was released just yesterday, side by side with Iron Man: the Complete Animated Series. Take a look at some scenes of the X-Men toon in action

Marvel and Disney debut X-Men: Volume 5 on DVD

Marvel and Disney debut X-Men: Volume 5 on DVD

Doesn’t matter who you want to thank; Marvel, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Disney, or even the X-Men themselves – the bottom line is, on May 4th, we’re finally able to get our hands on the fifth and final volume in the DVD collection of the 1990s animated X-Men series. The X-Men must turn to their arch-nemesis, Magneto, to save the life of Professor Xavier! Watch the action unfold in the final episode, “Graduation Day,” and don’t miss a moment of X-citement in this 2-disc, 14 episode box set. Complete your X-men collection with this must-own final installment of this great animated series. X-men stars voice talents Iona Morris, Lenore Zann, and Alison Seasly-Smith, and is executive produced Scott Thomas, Will Meugniot, and Stan Lee, the grand daddy of all Marvel classics, Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, The Ultimate Avengers II, etc.

Exclusive Interview with Spider-Man’s Josh Keaton

Exclusive Interview with Spider-Man's Josh Keaton

Just imagine how cool it would be to actually be Spider-Man! Josh Keaton gets to do that regularly, as the voice of Spidey and Peter Parker on Disney XD’s The Spectacular Spider-Man. Every Monday night at 7:30pm, it’s Josh’s voice that swings with Spider-Man swing through the city. How great is that!? 🙂 ToonBarn asked Josh that same question, so if you want to know too, read the full interview after the break!

Nightcrawler – Wolverine and the X-Men

Nightcrawler - Wolverine and the X-Men

The upcoming series Wolverine and the X-Men is only a few weeks away, starting January 23rd, at 8pm, on Nicktoons Network. To hype up for the event, Professor Xavier, along with Nickelodeon’s help, has created a profile on his top mutants. This episode features Nightcrawler, with a detailed look at his powers and abilities. Check it out after the break!

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