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X-Men Volume 2 :: DVD Review

X-Men Volume 2 :: DVD Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Apr 21, 2009
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Experience the classic Marvel legacy as the X-Men animated TV series finally explodes onto DVD for the first time. Featuring stories adapted directly from the original comic books, this collection is a piece of Marvel history.

Experience the classic Marvel legacy as the X-Men animated TV series finally explodes onto DVD for the first time. Featuring stories adapted directly from the original comic books, this collection is a piece of Marvel history and a must-have for every X-Men fan.

The Story

In a world that hates and fears them, several mutants (humans who are born with unique powers and abilities) have banded together to fight the hatred – and eventually fight for their lives.

The Characters

Under the tutelage of Professor Xavier, the most powerful telepath on the planet, the mutants learn to master their powers.

  • Cyclops, the team leader, can shoot laser beams from his eyes.
  • The rebellious and feral Wolverine can heal himself and has metal claws.
  • Jean Grey is a telekinetic and telepath.
  • Rogue has super-strength and the ability to fly, but can never touch another human being.
  • The eloquent Storm can control the weather.
  • The Cajun thief Gambit can charge any object with kinetic energy... making the smallest objects powerful bombs.
  • The Beast has superhuman intelligence, agility, and has a body covered with blue fur.
  • Jubilee is the new girl, a confused teenager with the ability to shoot plasma from her fingertips.

  • Together they form the X-Men, fighting mutants like Magneto and Mystique, as well as stopping hate-mongers like Graydon Creed, Henry Guyrich and Senator Kelley. Catch them and all their adventures on the newly released X-Men Volume 2 DVD, which includes the stunning, five-part Phoenix Saga.


    The Phoenix Saga (In Five Parts)

    Following visions from recent dreams, Professor Xavier sends his X-Men on a mission to the Eagle One Space-Station, putting them in the middle of an interstellar conflict. The X-Men barely survive their return trip from space; Jean Grey discovers herself changed by the experience. Professor Xavier's dark half is given form and proceeds to attack his students. Then, his claims of the capture of his alien soulmate Lilandra by Juggernaut and Black Tom Cassidy are met with skepticism. Lilandra seeks to protect the M'Kraan Crystal from her wicked brother, the Emperor D'Ken. But the interstellar pirates known as the Starjammers capture it, along with Cyclops, in an effort to enact their own revenge scheme on the emperor. Shi'ar Emperor D'Ken's rise to power via the M'Kraan Crystal is causing a universal implosion. The X-Men, Imperial Guard, and Starjammers find themselves overpowered and unable to stop it. Jean Grey must unleash her destiny as the host of the Phoenix, even at a most personal cost.


    Disc 1

  • Episode 1: Red Dawn
  • Episode 2: Repo Man
  • Episode 3: X-Ternally Yours
  • Episode 4: Time Fugitives (Part 1)
  • Episode 5: Time Fugitives (Part 2)
  • Episode 6: A Rogue's Tale
  • Episode 7: Beauty & The Beast
  • Episode 8: Mojo Vision

  • Disc 2

  • Episode 9: Reunion (Part 1)
  • Episode 10: Reunion (Part 2)
  • Episode 11: Out of the Past (Part 1)
  • Episode 12: Out of the Past (Part 2)
  • Episode 13: The Phoenix Saga (Part 1): Sacrifice
  • Episode 14: The Phoenix Saga (Part 2): The Dark Shroud
  • Episode 15: The Phoenix Saga (Part 3): Cry of the Banshee
  • Episode 16: The Phoenix Saga (Part 4): The Starjammers
  • Episode 17: The Phoenix Saga (Part 5): Child of Light

  • X-Men Volume 2 DVD Rating: 4


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