SPIDER-MAN THE ANIMATED SERIES may have been dropped by MTV last year, but the good news is that all 13 episodes of season one have arrived in a terrific DVD set with plenty of extras (Columbia TriStar Home Ent., $29.95). Mainframe Ent.s computer-animated series (written and exec produced by Michael Bendis, who was responsible for the ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN comic) puts a new spin on Peter Parkers plight, putting him in college opposite Harry Osborn and Mary Jane Watson. Voiced by Neil Patrick Harris, the animated SPIDER-MAN had its fans and foes. Now you can better determine where you fall.
The two-disc set includes the following extras:
Each episode has audio commentary by various contributors to the series, including producer Adu Paden, Stan Lee and Harris* Numerous spider facts* Test footage* Outtake reel* Building with Layers (multi-angle featurette)* The Making of Spider-Man* Creating the Models* Animating Performance* Spider-Man Music: The Composers* Production artwork* DVD-ROM: Character Modeler