X-Men - The Phoenix Saga
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While these X-Men cartoons are not known for their outstanding animation, I can whole-heartedly recommend them for their storytelling alone.
The animation is acceptable - standard Saturday morning cartoons (not cgi, but animation).
If you've not seen the X-Men cartoons featured here, we are presented with this main group as the X-Men Team: Cyclops, Jean Grey, Gambit, The Beast, Wolverine, Julibee and Storm. And, of course, Professor X leads them. Rogue is around, but not in the first couple of episodes.
These combined episodes make a wonderfully told story. The characters are very faithful to their comic book counterparts, and have a depth that a lot of other cartoon characters lack. Be that praise for the comics or these episodes, matters not.
The DVD comes with few features. You're given the option of viewing all episodes or each episode individually. Please note - there are no chapters within each episode.
The sound quality was good and the voice-actors are effective.
It's the writing though, that lifts this series. It's a great story.
I recommend this DVD for the comic or cartoon fan. You won't be disappointed.
This Dvd includes 5 episodes of the Phoenix Project shown in 1994.
Jean Grey converts onto Phoenix to save the galaxy from the evil emperor D'Ken who wants the M'Kraan crystal to control the galaxy and have their own world.
Lilandra the sister of D'Ken have taken the crystal with her and needs the help of the X men to defeat D'Ken evil plans.
Fun and entertaining.More episodes are on Vhs I hope they transfer soon to Dvd.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The movie arrived on the 20th in good shape, was the usual X-Men animated, I liked. Good MoviePublished 20 months ago by Richard Prins
Do not be fooled into buying this item... it is just outakes from the regular x-men Shows.... I bought it
and found out that I already had this as I owned Vol 1 to 5 of the... Read more
This is exactly why Amazon needs to make a deal with Buena Vista Home Entertainment. This is one of my favorite cartoons as a child, and its over 40 dollars for a disk with only a... Read morePublished on October 1, 2008 by Matthew
That's the quote The Beast used from Ralph Waldorf Hemerson at the end of this piece that describes it beautifully. Read morePublished on September 22, 2008 by Ervin Griffin
I've been waiting patiently for this entire series to come out in COLLECTION sets. Season 1... season 2... whatever. Stays true to the comics. Read morePublished on October 17, 2007 by Christopher Kennison
Just thought this was great! I hope in the future we can purchase the whole orignal animated XMEN series on DVD.Published on May 13, 2007 by Torrlisand67
The X-men cartoon was done very well. Various episodes has shown the true meaning of X-men. The phoenix saga is one of the best stories of X-men. Read morePublished on April 10, 2007 by Michele Bradley
Alienated mutants brought under the guidance & care of Professor Xavier. In the mansion, these exceptional individuals learn to access, control, & direct their mighty abilities. Read morePublished on January 18, 2007 by Draconis Blackthorne
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