Shout! Factory to Release Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous DVD
This coming April 10, SHOUT! Factory will release a DVD of the animated motion comic adaptation of Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous, which is based on the comic book storyline penned by Joss Whedon and illustrated by John Cassaday. Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous is the 2nd volume in the series of adaptations, and is scheduled for release under the MSRP of $14.97.
Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous was adapted from issues 7 to 12 of the comic, and features a storyline that finds the team trying to discover who is behind an unexpected Sentinel attack. It turns out that the mastermind is the Danger Room itself, which is starting to become sentient and has appeared as a robot called “Danger.” The story reveals that Professor X imprisoned Danger and made it the unwilling host of the Danger Room, a decision that is met with disdain and disapproval by the team. The story arc also reveals that Emma Frost is aligned with the newly formed Hellfire Club.