Marvel DVD Round Up, May 2010: ‘X-Men,’ ‘Iron Man,’ ‘Wolverine’

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CHICAGO – With “Iron Man 2” hitting theaters in a matter of hours, the round-up is back with a trio of superhero animated DVDs clearly timed to release with the launch of the biggest Marvel movie of the year. See “Iron Man 2” and take home whichever animated TV on DVD release suits your fancy. Or get all three.

“X-Men: Volume 5,” “Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Television Series,” and “Wolverine and the X-Men: Revelation” were all released on May 4th, 2010.

“Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Television Series”

Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Television Series
Photo credit: Buena Vista Home Video

Synopsis: “From Stan Lee comes Marvel’s complete 1994 animated television series, Iron Man. Experience every thrilling moment – from the very first episode, to the final climactic battle – in this 3-disc collector’s edition. Witness the action-packed adventure from the very beginning as billionaire inventor Tony Stark dons his invincible suit of iron to battle the villainous Mandarin and the power of his ten deadly rings. With fellow super heroes Nick Fury, War Machine, Scarlet Witch, Spider Woman and Hawkeye at his side, Iron Man faces off against a band of evil foes, including Whiplash…and confronts his own demons, as well. Go behind the armor and get to know the man under the powered suit. This complete Iron Man collection is a must-have for fans of all ages!”

“Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Television Series” is presented in full screen 1.33:1 with an English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio track and runs 572 minutes. It is not rated.

The set includes no special features.

“X-Men: Volume 5”

X-Men: Volume 5
Photo credit: Buena Vista Home Video

Synopsis: “The original tales of Marvel comic books come to life in Volume 5 of the X-men collection. Relive the action of the popular animated series in this collectible compilation of the X-men adventures. The X-men must turn to their arch-nemesis, Magneto, in an effort 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-men excitement in this 2-disc set, complete with 14 riveting episodes. Complete your X-men collection with this must-own final installment of this great animated series.”

“X-Men: Volume 5” is presented in full screen 1.33:1 with an English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio track and runs 308 minutes. It is not rated.

The set includes no special features.


“Wolverine and the X-Men: Revelation”

Wolverine and the X-Men: Revelation
Photo credit: Lionsgate Home Video

Synopsis: “The world’s end arrives in eight days. Will WOLVERINE and the X-MEN discover the deadly secret to stop it? Uncover the truth in Wolverine And The X-Men: Revelation with five gripping episodes. As the X-Men face a threat lurking in their midst, ANGEL goes against his own father to save fellow mutants. But when his wings are taken from him, will he throw away everything for revenge? Next, dangerous secrets await Scott in the depths of his own mind when he attempts to rid himself of his memories of JEAN GREY. Meanwhile in the future, Xavier struggles at all costs to get information back to Wolverine, even at the risk of ROVER and MARROW’s loyalty. He must act quickly, before GAMBIT succeeds in his treacherous game of thievery. Because if he doesn’t, a power more deadly than anything the X-Men have ever faced will put the world at risk: a fiery entity known as…THE PHOENIX.”

“Wolverine and the X-Men: Revelation” is presented in widescreen 1.78:1 with an English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio track and runs 110 minutes. It is not rated.

Special features include Audio Commentary with Craig Kyle, Greg Johnson, and Chris Yost, and a trailer gallery.

HollywoodChicago.com content director Brian Tallerico

By BRIAN TALLERICO
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HollywoodChicago.com
brian@hollywoodchicago.com

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