Black Panther is the ruler and protector of the African nation of Wakanda. Using technology, wits, and extraordinary fighting ability he must protect his nation from an invasion led by Ulysses Klaw, the man who killed his father.
Emmy Award-winning television writer and creator Damon Lindelof teams up with legendary artist Leinil Francis Yu and Dave McCaig to bring to life the highly popular comic book series: Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk.
Loki Laufeyson, God of mischief and evil, now sits on the throne of Asgard, with everyone he despises in chains, including his step brother Thor and step father Odin. Loki now faces the ... See full summary »
Legendary half-vampire, half-human vampire hunter Blade is tracking Deacon Frost, a very powerful and influential vampire who killed his mother and who heads Existence, a secretive vampire organization that operates in Southeast Asia.
X-Men, still grieving over the death of Phoenix (Jean Grey), are investigating a case of a missing mutant girl in Northern Japan. This leads them to a mysterious virus that turns mutants into monsters. U-Men and the Inner Circle want it.
After recently been freed from the domination of the alien Skrull Empire, Jessica Drew aka Spider-Woman, is in the dumps of being the pawn of yet another malevolent force. However, things begin to look different when a mysterious woman recruits her for a secret agency called the Sentient World Observation and Response Department (S.W.O.R.D.), dedicated to dealing with extraterrestrial threats to world security. Now Jessica is assigned to hunt the remaining Skrulls hiding on, but the task will not be easy against an devious shapeshifting enemy who knows her own secrets and is determined to stop her. Written by
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"Spider-Woman, Agent of S.W.O.R.D." tells a story of a strong but troubled female protagonist who must fight through personal doubt and struggle to overcome difficult odds. There are several action scenes throughout, which show the potent abilities of Jessica Drew/Spider-Woman, but rather than being a heroic/action story, it's more of a spy/private investigator type of story. Brian Michael Bendis's writing is top notch, as is the voice direction and acting. The style of Alex Maleev's beautiful art matches the tone of the story well.
If you go into this expecting typical cartoon animation, you may be disappointed. This is not an animated feature, it is a motion comic. It uses art from the original comic (with supplemental animation), as well as the original dialogue and narration. This brings to the screen the tone and depth of the original writing and art, and as a result this doesn't suffer from the loss of story that usually results from comic book adaptations. Additionally, it has solid background music which helps set the tone and fits the dark art style. If you like comics primarily for the action you may be bored with the story, otherwise you will probably enjoy it.
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