Shout! Factory and Marvel Knights Animation Presents ‘Wolverine: Origin’ on DVD July 9th

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Shout! Factory have posted the trailer for their upcoming Marvel Knights DVD ‘Wolverine: Origin’. This DVD explores the story of Wolverine’s birth, childhood and the events and secrets that made him become the man he is. With a suggested price of $14.97, this DVD is a must-have for fans of Wolverine or the Marvel Universe at large. Check out the trailer below, and read the entire announcement press release after the jump.

 

The Eisner-Award Winning Series

By Joe Quesada, Paul Jenkins, Bill Jemas, Andy Kubert and Richard Isanove

Leaps from the Marvel Comic Book Pages to the Screen!

MARVEL KNIGHTS ANIMATION PRESENTS

WOLVERINE: ORIGIN

FEATURING COVER ART ILLUSTRATION BY JOE QUESADA AND RICHARD ISANOVE

UNLEASHED ON HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES FOR THE FIRST TIME

OWN IT ON DVD JULY 9, 2013 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

This summer, Marvel fans will learn the secret history of WOLVERINE that changed the Marvel Universe forever! Written by Eisner Award winner Paul Jenkins from a story by Joe Quesada, Paul Jenkins and Bill Jemas with captivating artwork by Andy Kubert and Richard Isanove. The adventures of Wolverine’s early days and the startling revelation of his true origins are brought to life when MARVEL KNIGHTS ANIMATION’S WOLVERINE: ORIGIN debuts for the first time on home entertainment shelves nationwide on July 9, 2013 from Shout! Factory. This highly anticipated Marvel Knights Animation presentation boasts engaging storytelling combined with visual rich animation and insightful bonus content. Featuring cover art illustration by Joe Quesada and Richard Isanove, this deluxe DVD is collected in a unique comic book style packaging that bridges the comic book to DVD concept. As one of the most important stories of all time in the Marvel Universe, this DVD is a must have for loyal fans, comic book enthusiasts and collectors. MARVEL KNIGHTS ANIMATION’S WOLVERINE: ORIGIN is priced to own at $14.97.

Exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus content features interviews with the creators and illustrators to provide an intimate and retrospective look at the development and production process of this amazing story. 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.

SYNOPSIS

Wolverine is the best there is at what he does – although of course, what he does isn’t very nice. But long before he was a member of the X-Men, a tormented experiment of the Weapon-X project, or even a savage bar brawler known as Logan – he was simply a young boy.

What incredible forces created this man, the world’s greatest killing machine? For years, Wolverine has searched desperately for answers from his past, from the wilds of the Canadian Wilderness to the teeming cities of Japan and beyond. And despite his perseverance and longing for the truth, he remains an enigma to himself and those around him. But, in this landmark event, Marvel reveals all: the birth and childhood of young James Howlett…the intriguing secrets of his family history…and the tragedy that changed everything.

Welcome to the greatest story never told.

Bonus Features Include:

An exclusive retrospective with the Eisner Award-Winning creative team behind Origin.

Total Feature Running Time: +/- 66 minutes

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