Press Release from Shout! Factory
Spider-Woman, aka Jessica Drew, has her Super Hero life changed forever when a mysterious stranger offers her a new job full of espionage, intrigue, and high octane adventure. Welcome to the unusual world of Jessica Drew...
This summer, you will finally have the chance to experience this highly anticipated Marvel Knights Animation presentation release! Developed by the legendary Eisner Award- winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, Spider-Woman is brought to life when the SPIDER-WOMAN – Agent of S.W.O.R.D. DVD debuts on home entertainment shelves nationwide for the first time on June 14, 2011 from Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation.
Ripped from the pages of “Secret Invasion” and “New Avengers,” Marvel Knights Animation: SPIDER-WOMAN – Agent of S.W.O.R.D. follows the new adventures of Jessica Drew as she rediscovers her life in a world she did not make. Seeking revenge against those who destroyed her life, Jessica Drew must rise to become Spider-Woman again, even if it means her ultimate demise.
Featuring guest appearances by Spider-Man, the Avengers, Wolverine, Black Widow, Captain America and Ms. Marvel, this acclaimed comic-book mini-series written by Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Alex Maleev finally comes to life in this stunning Marvel Knights Animation presentation.
The Marvel Knights Animation: SPIDER-WOMAN - Agent of S.W.O.R.D. DVD is packed with extensive bonus content and a graphic rich cover, plus a unique replica of comic book-style plastic sleeve packaging that bridges the comic book to DVD concept. Marvel Knights Animation: Spider-Woman – Agent of S.W.O.R.D. DVD is priced to own at $14.97.
SYNOPSISWith Jessica Drew still reeling from the effects of having been sedated and physically replaced on Earth by the Skrull Queen Veranke, the last thing in the world she wants to encounter is another Skrull invasion. But when Jessica is approached by Abigail Brand, a mysterious agent of S.W.O.R.D., she finds that the urge within herself to inflict vengeance upon the Skrulls is too overwhelming to deny.
DVD Bonus Content:* Visual History of Spider-Woman* Exclusive Music Video* Trailers
Marvel Knights Animation remains true to the heritage of panel-by-panel graphic storytelling, boasting groundbreaking graphics, sensational soundscapes and of course, the explosiveness of the Mighty Marvel Universe. Behind every image and every word lies the genius of Marvel’s celebrated creators like Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Joss Whedon, Reginald Hudlin, John Romita Jr, Warren Ellis, Adi Granov, and John Cassaday.
About Marvel EntertainmentMarvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com. Super Hero(es) is a co-owned registered trademark.
About Shout! FactoryShout! Factory is a diversified entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their careers sharing their music, television and film faves with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD offerings serve up classic, contemporary and cult TV series, riveting sports programs, live music, animation and documentaries in lavish packages crammed with extras. The company’s audio catalogue boasts GRAMMY®-nominated boxed sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. These riches are the result of a creative acquisitions mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. With its fingers on the pulse of pop culture, Shout! Factory continues to impact the entertainment media landscape through acquisition of top quality programming for home entertainment releases. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit ShoutFactory.com.