Tuesday, April 28, 2009

X-Men! Coming Your Way!

Today is the day that all X-Men fans have been waiting for! X-Men arrives on DVD!

With two volumes with a total of 33 episodes, this is a release that many fans will not want to miss. On the downside, there are no special features. But on the upside, X-Men is on DVD! What more reason could you want to go out and buy these two-disc sets!

These two releases come to us thanks to the Disney owned Buena Vista Home Entertainment, who owns the rights to all pre-2000 Marvel animated cartoons (except Hanna-Barbera's Fantastic Four). It is very important that you buy these DVDs for two reasons:

1) More X-Men DVDs. Disney has a habit of not releasing the entire series if it is underperforming. (Gargoyles, DuckTales or Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers, anyone?) A positive response would mean Disney would be more likely to release more volumes.

2) Other Disney-owned Marvel properties may see the light of day. Spider-Man, Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Silver Surfer and Avengers: United They Stand could be on the horizon if the interest is there. I know I'm interested.

Also on DVD today is Spectacular Spider-Man, Volume Four which features the final storyarc in the show's first season.

If you are thinking of buying these sets off Amazon, you may want to use the links below because if you do, Amazon will give Animated Superheroes a few pennies!

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