As Marty, girl genius Ally and robot dog Buttons are chased across the desert by The General s dark armies, the epic combat between good and evil becomes even more extreme. How will Marty survive the robot brawls of the Orange Valley battle pit? Why have Duke Von Rhymer and SteelJaw jack renewed their pursuit of the three friends? What is Orange mama s diabolical plan for The Fist of Eon? The answers are awaiting in these five explosive episodes of the sensational hit series about ancient secret, new allegiances, and the only 11-year-old boy destined to inherit the legacy of a mighty warrior. Who s got the power of an iron fist and the courage to master it? Eon Kid!
Another five full episodes of sci-fi action await in Season 1, Volume 2 of the international animated series Eon Kid
. Volume 2 picks up where the previous left off, with feisty kid hero Marty, still in possession of the powerful Fist of Eon, fleeing from uber-heel the General while smart gal pal Ally and his loyal robot dog Buttons lend support and comic relief. Their journey brings them into contact with a rogues’ gallery of offbeat characters, include Orange Mama, who forces him to compete in her wrestling tournament, and Duke Von Rhymer, who also happens to be Ally’s adoptive stepfather. The action in Eon Kid
is plentiful, the story as elaborate as any in Asian-produced animation, and the CGI artwork bright and eye-catching; in short, it’s likely to capture the attention of younger, robot-loving viewers and older viewers with a taste for science fiction adventure (and muscular attention spans). Extras are unfortunately limited; the fifth episode on the set, “The Maxes Attack,” is billed as a bonus, and there’s also a downloadable mini-poster and previews of upcoming episodes. --Paul Gaita