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September 1, 2011

THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS DVD Review

If the light truly defines the dark, who will Loki be without Thor?

MARVEL KNIGHTS ANIMATION PRESENTS

THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS


THUNDERS ONTO HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES NATIONWIDE


OWN IT ON DVD SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY


Get ready to experience one of THOR’s most popular stories in comic history through cutting edge animation and captivating storylines when Marvel Knights Animation’s THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS debuts for the first time on DVD shelves nationwide on September 13, 2011 from Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation.

Inspired by the acclaimed graphic novel from Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic, THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS takes a powerful look inside the minds of Thor and Loki, two adversarial brothers in the mystical land of Asgard and seemingly forever enemies. But just why does Loki hate his brother Thor? And could it be that this master of mischief isn’t really the villain he’s been branded? Loki’s insatiable lust for power and his feud with Thor take on new meaning in this resonant epic.

A must have for loyal fans, comic book enthusiasts and collectors, Marvel Knights Animation presentation of THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS DVD is packed with insightful bonus content and graphic rich cover, plus a unique replica of comic book-style plastic sleeve that bridges the comic book to DVD concept. Marvel Knights Animation THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS is priced to own at $14.97. You’ll never see the world of THOR same way again!

Marvel Knights Animation THOR & LOKI: BOOD BROTHERS is produced by Ruwan Jayatilleke, written by Robert Rodi, art by Esad Ribic.

Marvel Knights Animation remains true to the heritage of panel-by-panel graphic storytelling, boasting groundbreaking illustrations, 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 Robert Rodi, Esad Ribic, Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Joss Whedon, Reginald Hudlin, John Romita Jr, Warren Ellis, Adi Granov, John Cassaday, and more.

THOR & LOKI: BLOOD BROTHERS

Synopsis

The great halls of Asgard have fallen silent since a new king has overtaken the throne. His name is Loki, son of almighty Odin, brother to the Thunder God, Thor. Once a powerful trickster — the God of Mischief — Loki now rules a grand kingdom with little regard for its subjects. His only thoughts are focused inward, toward the origins of his own pain and suffering. To quell his torment and to gain the respect he feels he so rightfully deserves, Loki must now execute the prisoner chained deep within the dungeons of Asgard, the one man who has ever shown him love. His own brother.

DVD Special Features Include:

An exclusive look back with writer Robert Rodi and Artist Esad Ribic

Behind the scenes of Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers

Trailer

Total Feature Running Time: +/- 72 Minutes

Our Review:
I must admit that I am a fan of Japanese comics so I haven't read any of the Marvel comics before nor am I familiar with the Marvel Universe. Despite the fact that I haven't read any of the comics, I still thought this was a great DVD. The story line of Thor and Loki is really interesting and I found that their personality flaws and emotions to be identifiable. Not only that there are struggles within themselves (for Thor and Loki), the struggles to rule the kingdom is also complex. I have been told by friends who are loyal Marvel fans that this animation DVD stays true to graphic novels. This is a must have DVD for all Marvel fans. Even if you are not a fan, you will still enjoy this DVD, I know I did :).

*I received a free product (or products) for review purposes. I did not receive any form of compensation from the company. All opinions are my own and not influenced in anyway. My reviews are not always positive, but they are my personal and honest opinions. Other people's views and experiences with the product or products might be different from mine.

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