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Marvel Knights Animation’s Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers on DVD

Marvel Knights Animation's Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers on DVD

On September 13th, Marvel pits brother against brother, god against god, super hero against super villain; Thor against Loki. It’s then that Marvel Knights Animation and Shout! Factory will team to release the upcoming DVD adventure Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers. What can we expect from the animated masterpiece, other than the great halls of Asgard, fantastic fight scenes, and a stunning story by the minds of Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic? Oh, you know, same ole, same ole. Just your every day piece of awesome, which just brings us one step closer to the full story of Disney’s new team, The Avengers. Check out the trailer, screen grabs, and press release for some more details.

Avengers, Brave, Muppets, and Monsters University at Disney’s D23 Expo

Avengers, Brave, Muppets, and Monsters University at Disney's D23 Expo

Comic-Con, E3, WizardWorld and more are all part of the convention boom that has taken over in the past decade or so. Hoping to join in the take over, Disney is ready to unleash a whole new world of exclusives and teaser information at their own upcoming convention, D23 Expo. Fans will get a special look inside Disney projects, Pixar Movies, and the comic book world of Marvel, with all-star appearances from the folks behind the Muppets, The Avengers, Pixar’s Brave, and so much more. The whole adventure begins on August 19th, an we’d need a full press release to get all the details out there … so thankfully, that’s exactly what we have! Read on.

Marvel assembles Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers on Shout Factory DVD

Marvel assembles Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers on Shout Factory DVD

On September 13th, Marvel enters into the epic battle of light and dark with their latest animated DVD, Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers. The DVD, by Marvel Knights Animation and Shout! Factory, tells the tale Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic brought to the world of comic books; delving into the two adversarial brothers in the land of Asgard. The Marvel Comics adventure also introduces audiences to another chapter in Thor’s life; less than a year before the God of Thunder heads to the big screen in the super hero epic, The Avengers. Check out the trailer, and read the full press release for additional details

The Smurfs top Cowboys and Aliens, Captain America at the box office

The Smurfs top Cowboys and Aliens, Captain America at the box office

At first thought, you probably wouldn’t think there’s anything similar between lil blue critters, space aliens, old western cowboys, and patriotic super soldiers. And yet, all of them crammed into the top three spots at the box office this weekend. Captain America: The First Avenger took third in the group with $25 million, and the other two films, Cowboys & Aliens and The Smurfs, each raked in more than $36 million in their premiere weekends. Sure, there was still a Harry Potter and a Transformers in there, but there’s three new bosses on top. Any of this ticket money belong to you?

Marvel’s The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Iron Man Unleashed on Disney DVD

Marvel's The Avengers Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Iron Man Unleashed on Disney DVD

Captain America is still hot in theaters, officially leading audiences to next summer’s super hero party, The Avengers. But while Marvel has its focus on the comic book movies, they’re also going strong with the Disney animated series! On October 25th, fans can bring Cap home, along with Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Hawkeye, and many other heroes in the latest DVD collection of the cartoon, The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Volume 3: Iron Man Unleashed. The compilation includes 6 episodes: Masters of Evil, 459, The Man Who Stole Tomorrow, Come the Conqueror, The Kang Dynasty, Widow’s Sting., following the first 13 episodes released earlier this year. Check out the box art and full press release for more details

The Amazing Spider-Man new Comic Con 2011 teaser trailer

The Amazing Spider-Man new Comic-Con 2011 teaser trailer

Comic-Con is always a big event, but 2011 brought out some big …webs! With Marvel digging deep into a cinematic explosion for this past weekend’s Captain America and next summer’s The Avengers, they’re also heading back to their roots to their original super hero blockbuster; SpiderMan. The new movie, The Amazing Spider-Man, will hit theaters July 3rd, 2012, just a little more than ten years since Tobey Maguire was spinning webs across NYC as Peter Parker. Now Andrew Garfield takes control of the Disney icon, bringing comic book fans a whole new take on the classic hero. And thanks to Comic-Con 2011, we get a special sneak peek at the film, and new Spidey costume, in action with this brand new teaser trailer!

Captain America: The First Avenger in theaters today

Captain America: The First Avenger in theaters today

The long wait is finally over; Captain America is back in theaters. Now, we say “back” loosely, as his previous stint starring Matt Salinger isn’t all that memorable, outside of comedy. Chris Evans hopes to reverse the tide, using the mighty of Marvel and Disney to bring The First Avenger to prominence. Theaters are already a bit crowded, with Transformers: Dark of the Moon still riding high, and the phenomenal success of HP7, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, but Cap will look to carve his own territory. Anyone ToonBarners seeing it tonight?

Captain America leads Avengers to theaters July 22nd

Captain America leads Avengers to theaters July 22nd

This Friday, July 22nd, the assembling begins when Marvel and Disney introduce Captain America: The First Avenger. The newest super hero film hopes to kick start a whole new franchise with Steve Rogers, Captain America, as the title character. Having spent a few decades entertaining fans of Marvel comic books, this latest effort comes complete with an all star cast, a hefty budget, and all the high quality effort we’ve come to expect from a modern day super hero movie. But, hey, don’t take our word for it – check out this string of trailers, teasers, and sneak peek clips to make up your own mind, then head to theaters this Friday for the real deal!

Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. on DVD today

Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. on DVD today

After all the waiting, all the hoping, and all the sitting-patiently, Marvel’s Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. is finally available on DVD. And what is our reward for waiting so long? A Skrull invasion courtesy of Shout! Factory and Marvel Knights Animation. Wait, what?! Boo! Looks like Skrull Queen Verank is causing a bit of an issue for our girl Jessica Drew. So, with a little help from other Marvel heroes like the Avengers and Spider-Man, it’s time for Spider-Woman to make her return to earth! Check out the teaser clip after the break, then get to watching this DVD!

Shout Factory and Marvel present Spider-Woman The Agent of SWORD

Shout Factory and Marvel present Spider-Woman The Agent of SWORD

With just two weeks to go before Marvel releases their latest comic book to DVD adventure, Spider-Woman: The Agent of S.W.O.R.D., we’re finally getting a look at the box art to be used for the collection. The story will follow Jessica Drew’s battle with an invasion of Skrulls, as well as her interaction with a number of other iconic characters through out the Marvel Universe, including the Avengers, Wolverine, Captain America, and her namesake, Spider-Man. When the DVD drops on June 14th, we’ll be able to dig through the motion comic workings of Shout! Factory and Marvel Knights Animation. In the meantime, check out the cover so you’ll know what to grab at the store!

Jessica is not alone in Marvel’s Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. DVD

Jessica is not alone in Marvel's Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. DVD

Facing a Skrull is pretty rough. But being replaced on earth by Skrull Queen Veranke, then facing an entire Skrull invasion in an effort to set things right, that could seem like a bit much. Thankfully, Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman, doesn’t have to tackle the entire challenge on her own. In the upcoming DVD Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D., due out June 14th, Marvel Knights Animation teams with Shout! Factory to present a brand new comic-to-DVD production. Along for the ride to help Spider-Woman in her quest is an entire collection of other Marvel Super Heroes, including the Avengers, Wolverine, Black Widow, Captain America, Ms. Marvel, and of course, Spider-Man. Check out the teaser trailer

Thor Tales of Asgard on Blu-ray and DVD

Thor Tales of Asgard on Blu-ray and DVD

Through out the Marvel Universe, and more specifically the Avengers, there are heroes, Monsters, Specialists, mutants, and mortals. But one stands alone; as a god! Thor, the God of Thunder, has been swinging the mighty Mjolnir through comics for decades, and live up on the big screen for the past few weeks, to rave reviews. Now, Disney is bringing the iconic character home to DVD and Blu-ray in the world of animation via the latest title, Thor Tales of Asgard. Set years before the Thor we’ve come to know and love in the latest film, this animated feature helps bridge the gap between a heroic youth and the super hero we now know. And best of all, it’s a cartoon! Check it out in stores, today

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