57 mins. Yes, it’s the big finish, our fond farewell, our last hurrah. In our most rambling episode yet, we talk about a bunch of comics, Turok, the master of sit-com theme songs, an awkward Italian song contest, David Bowie’s wife, Michael Jackson as Spider-Man, alternate cinematic realities, and much more! Fare thee well and thanks so much for listening!
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59 mins. We chat about the comics events and trends that have shaped the last 12 months and grabbed the most headlines, including dead superheroes, digital shopping and more. Also, The Punisher as an angel. Ah, memories.
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46 mins. We look at the goodies in the latest Previews monthly catalogue, for September releasing comics. Also, Mladen guesses the identities of the new Justice League International, plush toy that reminds us of Kevin Bacon, Ice Man’s clothing choices and the Dead Block zombie game.
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67 mins. In honour of the awesome annual tradition of Free Comic Book Day around the world, we discuss some of our faves – what you should definitely pick up and what you should avoid. Also, our usual rambling shenanigans.
0: 32 NEWS
Green Lantern Animated Light Up Display is a fire hazard
More details about the Star Wars Blu-Ray
The new Conan trailer
Cobra: The Space Pirate film
8: 58 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING/WATCHING
Low budget, but great film Monsters by Gareth Edwards
Red starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, etc
The Punisher from 1989 starring Dolph Lundgren and a Ms. Pac Man mention
The Mighty Thor #1
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 video game
Alastair Graham’s Full Moon Soup picture book
Koren Shadmi’s The Abaddon webcomic
23: 08 FEATURE TOPIC – FREE COMIC BOOK DAY
FCBD is on Saturday May 8. Yay! We read a whole bunch of the many free comics on offer this year and give a rundown of what we like and don’t like this year.
SOME PRETTY GOOD FREEBIES
Bongo Comics’ Bongo Free-For-All, featuring a few The Simpsons stories, including cool ones by Evan Dorkin and Sergio Aragones
Dark Horse’s Avatar: The Last Airbender/ Star Wars: The Clone Wars flip book
Ape Entertainment’s Richie Rich/ Kung-Fu Panda flip book. This ain’t your daddy’s Richie Rich!
Drawn and Quarterly’s classic reprint collection, John Stanley’s Summer Fun
12 Gauge’s I.C.E/ Loose Ends crime tales
FREEBIES TO AVOID
Bluewater’s The Misadventures of Adam West (the actor who played Batman in the ‘60s TV series)
FREEBIES THAT ARE OK, BUT NOT AWESOME
2000AD. The classic U.K magazine style format with a bunch of sci-fi stories inside, including a great Judge Dredd tale
Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man is good for fans who may have been away from the web slinger for a while and want to know what he’s up to these days
DC Comics’ Green Lantern Special Edition. Same as above, except for Green Lantern AKA Hal Jordan
OUR TOP PICKS (GET THESE IF YOU SEE THEM!)
Fantagraphics’ Walt Disney Mickey Mouse. A dog walking a dog. Yes, that’s right. Floyd Gotfredson’s rascally Mickey.
Archaia’s Mouse Guard/ Dark Crystal flip book, with mature fantasy stories and also Season of the Dapper Men and A Tale of Sand by the legendary Jim Henson
Marvel’s Captain America/ Thor: The Mighty Fighting Avengers! A fun, time travelling adventure featuring the two cinematic superheroes in ye olde Camelot
Super Dinosaur Origin Special from Image. Another fun adventure for kids and adults with a kid, his heroic T-Rex, a secret base and evil mutant dinosaurs
Jake the Dreaming from Radical. An illustrated novel, not a comic. Like most Radical books, it looks superb. For fans of Narnia and Harry Potter
Red 5 bring us the always amusing Atomic Robo at the National Science Fair. Also previews of ’50s heroine Moon Girl, and Foster Broussard: Demons of the Gold Rush
Elric: The Balance Lost #1 from BOOM! Studios. Michael Moorcock’s pale swordsman returns to comic. I liked it much more than Mladen though
67 mins. This week we talk about body image in superhero comics, plus the Spice Girls, the Royal Wedding and sagging shelves.
Shannon Wheeler ‘s I Thought You Would Be Funnier can now be read for free online
Captain America and The Avengers film info
Free Comic Book Day on May 7
8: 28 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Brightest Day #24 – John Constantine and Swamp Thing travel from Vertigo to the DC Universe
Avengers #12.1 – Spider-Woman gets captured by the evil smarty pants team, The Intelligencia. The Avengers rescue her and meet Ultron, who then vanishes. Not for newbies but great art by Bryan Hitch.
Action Comics #900 – The controversial landmark issue in which Superman renounces his American citizenship, plus some other cool tales.
The Complete Peanuts Vol. 1 1950-52 – Charles Schulz’s classic and funny work with Charlie Brown and co.
A Lesson Is Learned But The Damage Is Irreversible – an experimental webcomic
34:15 FEATURE TOPIC – BODY IMAGE
We look at the sexy spandex brigade and how male and female characters are treated differently.
54 mins. Some DC reviews and a discussion about Rombies #1 and the new Peanuts OGN. Also Joss Whedon’s apparent foot fetish, Snoopy’s cousins and Mladen plays Kris’ former sidekick. It’ll make sense once you listen to the ep.
Green Lantern’s toes (yes, you read that correctly).
Batman Live World Arena Tour has a press day with costumes and video. And confetti.
Michael Shannon cast as General Zod.
14: 44 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Brightest Day #23. Swamp Thing returns to the DC Universe and a few characters get turned into elementals.
Fear Itself #7. The Red Skull’s daughter Sin picks up a Norse hammer and brings madness upon the earth!
Batman: Arkham City game.
Tron Legacy: Reconfigured soundtrack.
28:05 The return of Panel Plays (because we demanded it!)
30: 40 FEATURE REVIEWS
Happiness Is A Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown. A Peanuts OGN from BOOM! Studios. We both liked it and found it rather funny, with a consistent visual style. Peanuts purists and newbies will enjoy its charms.
Rombies #1, an awesome new series from Tom Taylor, Skye Ogden and Gestalt Publishing. Zombies in Old Testament times. A father’s love brings death. This promising start to the new series is a great looking and highly entertaining comic.
54 mins. We shall not let minor technical issues stop us from talking about comics! No sir! Gianni joins us again to form the geek trio in our special on comics related to video games and other pop culture products. We discuss all the below, plus Boston Legal, CSI guest stars, how to be a “pack leader” and more.
1: 15 NEWS
Kevin Costner as Pa Kent in the Superman remake
Marvel’s deal with Starbucks
Wonder Woman’s shiny new TV costume
The new DC Nation TV show to be shown on the Cartoon Network
12: 05 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Kris watched Battle Los Angeles and read the TPB of Image’s fun fantasy series Skullkickers and Erik Larsen’s amusing Herculian one-shot.
Gianni’s been reading the Dead Space mini-series based on the game as well as the new Mass Effect.
Mladen has been watching The Dog Whisperer. Yes, we laughed at him too. He also read Asterix and the Falling Sky, and Price Valiant Volume 3.
25:30 THEME-TIE-IN COMICS
Phew. Tomb Raider, Sonic the Hedgehog and more have been produced over the years, and continue to be made, for video game fans to become comic book fans, and vice versa. There have been many more video game tie-ins recently too, such as Dante’s Inferno, Prototype, Infamous, Halo, God of War, Batman: Arkham City, World of Warcraft, Warhammer 40, 000 and more. Plus, anime and novel tie-ins and movie adaptations, including Tron.
67 mins. Joined by our buddy Gianni we discuss the how, why and when of the coolness of comics and their popular acceptance. Also, the correct pronunciation of Ben Affleck, replacing beer with soda pop and the differing meanings of the word jocks. Plus, as an added bonus after the end song, hear some Skype shenanigans.
David Slade set to direct the Daredevil reboot
Australia’s Supanova convention is not far away
Batman: Arkham City game trailer
The wispy Conan teaser
14:40 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Mladen’s been reading Metabarons and likens it to Dune. It has nuns that fly in whales. So there.
Kris has been reading Superman/Batman #81. It has an armoured Superman, a bad future and Detective Chimp, who is a character who is exactly that. He also read Venom #1 starring a legless former Spider-Man bully.
Gianni saw Matt Damon and Emily Blunt run around in The Adjustment Bureau.
35:00 THEME-COMICS ARE NOW COOL. DISCUSS.
Which we do, despite me dropping off Skype occasionally.
70 mins. Good and bad horror flicks, Star Wars and our look at characters travelling to new worlds.
Frank Miller’s DKR art auction
Diane Lane is Superman’s earthly mother in the reboot film
Floyd Gotfredson’s collected Mickey Mouse
Kabbom’s Peanuts film adaptation
X-Men anime trailer
Aussie Oscar winners
Oni Press Mixtape by nerdcore rapper Adam Warrock
14:05 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Evil Dead II
The Making of The Empire Strikes Back book by J.W Rinzler
Brightest Day #21
The work of French artist Caza
The similarities between Image’s Carbon Grey #1 and Resident Evil: Afterlife
The excellent Ryan Reynolds stuck in a coffin film, Buried
37:50 THEME-STRANGERS IN A STRANGE LAND
We look at some of our fave comics in which characters discover new, and surreal, worlds.
Tintin, and Asterix and The Great Crossing
Air from G. Willow Wilson and M.K. Perker
Neil Gaiman’s The Books of Magic
Doug TenNapel’s Earthboy Jacobus
Guy Delisle’s Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea
49 mins. We both review the new Firebreather series debut, and the relaunch of classic fanged heroine Vampirella as well as the new Black Ops game, the funny and creepy El Borbah and manga Ooku.
Because WE demanded it! Two podcast episodes in one week! Actually, we’re just changing the day on which we record our show, so we can have more time to properly digest new comics. After our sweet sixteenth episode, comes our sour seventeenth episode. It’s not that sour really, but we do run the gamut of topics as usual. Apart from comics, films and manga news and reviews, we also discuss Mladen’s dodgy pronunciation of “news,” the Back to the Future game and unfunny Ricky Gervais films.
Pretty boy actor Matthew Goode as a possible Clark Kent/CGI Superman, the Locke and Key TV series based on the hugely popular horror comic, San Diego Comic-Con online registration crashes again and the film based on Daniel Clowes’ Wilson.
11:40 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Manga Ooku by Viz Media set in feudal Japan, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Star Trek II and III, El Borbah by Charles Burns, the fun, time travelling Rift Raiders OGN, Dynamite’s relaunch of Vampirella and Firebreather Vol.3 #1 from Image Comics.
68 mins. The DC Comics moves and the state of both the animated and live action Superman films. The French and slightly raunchy Peter Pan series, the sleeper hits of Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark and Skullkickers. We also chat about the new direction for Thor and Emi Lenox’s upcoming sketch diary EmiTown based on her daily life.
The eighth episode of our podcast is now online. Myself and my co-host Mladen chat about Spider-Man bedsheets and all manner of comic book-ery goodness. Hear it below, download it here or find us on iTunes or Mixcloud.
The big shake ups at DC Comics, the outrageous prices of floppies at Borders, the diverse list of possible directors for the upcoming Superman film and our opinion on the All Star Superman animated trailer. Also, Ghost Rider 2 and Fantastic Four Reborn.
18:58 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
First up – video games, including Halo Reach and Scott Pilgrim.
Thor #615. The first issue from the new creative team of Matt Fraction and Pasqual Ferry.
Peter Pan by Regis Loisel. A French, and mature, prequel to the classic tale.
Skullkickers #1. The sleeper hit from Image by Jim Zubkavich, Chris Stevens and Edwin Huang. Lethal Weapon via Lord of the Rings.
Gon, “the little dinosuar with the heart of coal,” by Masashi Tanaka.
41:41 Trade Swap
Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark. A one-shot Image story that is insane and entertaining.
EmiTown by Emi Lenox. A cute and largely amusing visual diary.
1:00:40 WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
Kick Starter. If you have an arty idea and need funding, or would like to fund others’ ideas, this is the place for you.
76 mins. Comics without words and without boundaries. From comedy such as Spy vs Spy and Perry Bible Fellowship to the weird like the time travelling whale in Leviathan and the Japanese New Engineering to deep themes in Aussie books Vowels and The Arrival. Also the new Daredevil, Sherlock Holmes via The Muppets and Watchmen writer Alan Moore leaves a message for aliens.
Wordless wonders is the name of the game in the seventh episode of the new Extra Sequential podcast by myself and my mate Mladen Luketin. Besides the below topics we ramble onto subjects as diverse as Buster Keaton, Garfield, annoying dinosaurs and superhero evidence in court.
Black Panther is the new Daredevil, cheap comics from publishers Top Shelf and Drawn and Quarterly, and retailer Mile High, Back to the Future game, Atlas Comics returns, Watchmen writer Alan Moore talks to aliens (or at least leaves them a message), the possible return of cinematic slackers Bill and Ted, 24 Hour Comics Day and Australia’s Reel Anime festival.
13:54 Panel Plays
We re-enact a scene from a classic comic. You guess which one, and we’ll tell you at the end!
16:07 What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
Transformers: Drift from Perth writer Shane McCarthy, Wilson from Daniel Clowes, Thor: First Thunder by Bryan J.L Glass and Tan Eng Huat, Muppet Sherlock Holmes, ’60s TV series The Prisoner and Smallville Season 8.
36:55 Wordless Wonders
Comics without words? Insanity!
The Graphic Witness collection of pioneers of wordless storytelling, anthology World War 3 Illustrated from Top Shelf, Chris Ware’s Acme Novelty Library, The Arrival by Aussie writer/artist Shaun Tan, Vowels by Skye Ogden and Gestalt Comics, Moebius’ Arzach, Matotti’s Chimera, German Jens Harder’s weird large whale tale, Leviathan and New Engineering by Yuichi Yokoyama.
On the comedic side of things we discuss Spy vs Spy, Mad magazine, Perry Bible Fellowship, the little dinosaur Gon by Masashi Tanaka and Andy Runton’s cute Owly. As an added bonus, G.I Joe #22 and Marvel’s ‘Nuff Said issues from 2002.
70:25 Website of the week and the Panel Play answer
Cereal Geek – a PDF and print magazine all about the wonders of ’80s cartoons.
63 mins. We talk about The Darkness: Four Horsemen, Superman/Batman #75, French action films, Catwoman, James Bond and Monkey Island 2. We also get to Nathan Schreiber’s indie drama Power Out original graphic novel and the life and works of legendary creator Winsor McCay including his Little Nemo in Slumberland. Of course, our usual pop culture ramblings pop up too!
My buddy Mladen and I have now released our fantastic fourth episode focused on comic books and pop culture. Listen to it below or download it right here.
We yak about the possible closure of famed Japanese anime production company Studio Ghibli and the latest updates for a few Marvel films including Iron Fist and X-Men: First Class. Kevin Bacon, Halle Berry, Vin Diesel and bland rom-coms are also mentioned for some reason.
20:15 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING/WATCHING
The Darkness: Four Horsemen #1, Gaston Lagaffe, the American Splendor film, Superman/Batman 75th Anniversary issue, cartoon series King of the Hill, action film From Paris With Love, District B13, James Bond new and old, and the Monkey Island 2 Special Edition and Killzone 2 games. As an added bonus the term “lazy doofus” is mentioned twice and the Fantastic Four are compared to a ’70s rock band.
42:40 TRADE SWAP
Indie black and white OGN Power Out, and Winsor McCay’s groundbreaking Little Nemo in Slumberland from early last century.
57:50 WEBSITE OF THE WEEK www.io9.com
It’s been ages since I’ve been excited about a game, but I’ve been following this one ever since it was announced. I picked up the first ish last week of the Wildstorm comic and it wasn’t too bad. Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti and with gruesome, bloody art by Darick Robertson and Matt Jacobs, it serves as a backdrop to the game, going from the Vietnam War to today’s Manhattan. The violent trailer for the game, which is released in June by Radical Entertainment, is below.
Not that I’m an on-line gamer, but I can certainly see the appeal, and I’ve seen the ads for the Eve MMORPG around the place, so that’s a good enough excuse for a press release for Eve fans, below. You can also get a free trial of the game here.
Dragonfire Laser Craft announced today that they are licensees for the worldwide phenomena MMORPG Eve Online. The first round of products, available for immediate shipping, includes dog tags representing each of the four playable races, flasks and heated coffee mugs. Other products that are ready to go include dog tags with customized logos for corporations. In March, rank insignia pins for the factional warfare will be available.
EVE Online is the critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) from CCP, headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland with additional offices in Atlanta and Shanghai. The thriving community of over a quarter of a million subscribers explores and conquers the expanses of space as starship pilots. Forming corporations and alliances is vital to survival in the vibrant, politically-charged landscape of New Eden. These groups enjoy having merchandise that lets them show their pride as fans and players.
“We are amazed at the response,” commented Dragonfire Laser Craft CEO Lucas Amodio. “Sales were brisk at the EVE Fanfest in Iceland last November and they received the products with open arms. We are excited to be able to offer them affordable, high-quality goods that reflect the passion they feel about their favorite game.”
Fans can purchase EVE-related products here.
Retailers should firstname.lastname@example.org for terms on carrying the Dragonfire Laser Craft line of products. To be added to the Dragonfire Laser Craft mailing list email email@example.com. Visit the Dragonfire website at www.dragonfirelaser.com to see the full line of products available for customization.
Or adults too, really. If you’re bored at work, or home, check out this free Iron Man game based on the new toon from Marvel. Official press release below.
Marvel Entertainment launched a brand new online casual game today based on the upcoming “Iron Man: Armored Adventures” animated series on Nicktoons. The game, named Iron Man Armored Popper, is available to be played now at MarvelKids.com.
Iron Man Armored Popper is a challenging, fun, puzzle type game that uses Iron Man’s repulsor beams to knock down his enemies and clear each stage in this wildly entertaining game. Defeat the likes of Mandarin, Madame Masque, Whiplash, Count Nefaria and more—and gain new powers while doing it!
Iron Man Armored Popper joins a slate of five other online casual games already launched on MarvelKids.com including Wolverine MRD Escape, Iron Man Flight Test, Hulk Central Smashdown, Iron Man Armory Assault and Hulk Bad Altitude. All six casual games are currently available to play free of charge on MarvelKids.com.
“Iron Man: Armored Adventures” is the second all-new animated series produced by Marvel Animation. The series is set to air on Nicktoons on April 24, 2009. It follows the widely successful “Wolverine and the X-Men” series which premiered on the Nicktoons Network in January.
Head over to MarvelKids.com and help Iron Man defend the world from evil!
No, not the movie, but a game which serves as a prequel. Press release below.
“WATCHMEN: JUSTICE IS COMING” ONLINE MULTIPLAYER GAME
TO LAUNCH ON THE iPHONE AND iPOD TOUCH
Warner Bros. Digital Distribution today announced Watchmen: Justice is Coming, an online multiplayer game for the iPhone and iPod Touch based on the upcoming film Watchmen, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures. Available from the iTunes App Store this March, Watchmen: Justice is Coming will take iPhone gaming to a new level allowing players to battle in realistic 3D environments and visualize changes to the world in real time.
Watchmen: Justice is Coming is a multiplayer online adventure fighting game developed by Last Legion Games exclusively for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The game will use “cloudMMO,” Last Legion’s patent pending cloud based multiplayer technology that leverages Amazon.com Web Services allowing players to adventure through the incredible world of Watchmen. Players will experience an ever-changing gaming environment, chat with other players and participate in street battles.
In Watchmen: Justice is Coming, players bring their own unique form of justice to New York City in the 1970s before the film’s central story unfolds. Masked adventuring has been outlawed. During this critical time period, crime is rampant and average citizens must take matters into their own hands to survive. Players create their personal avatar and enter the rain-soaked city of Manhattan. The dark metropolitan world is a vast network of interlocking and overlapping spaces that include: the seedy and saturated neon Red Light District; a run down Financial District and its dark waterfront; the downtown back-alleys of Lower Manhattan; a wide open City Park; and more.
An original story inspired by director Zack Snyder’s big screen version of Watchmen, which is based on the graphic novel illustrated and co-created by Dave Gibbons, Watchmen: Justice is Coming leads players on an immersive adventure inside the depths of the Watchmen universe. Average citizens evolve into fully equipped costumed avengers by completing unique challenges, exploring the universe and battling enemies.
Watchmen fans can visit www.watchmenjusticeiscoming.com for updates on the game and to read Last Legion’s blog.
In our first issue, we had some great pics of the upcoming Batman: Arkham Asylum game for next-gen consoles. Coming this year from Rocksteady Studios and Eidos Intercative, the game set in Gotham’s best (or worst) asylum looks fantastic, and should be a relief for DC fans who are still waiting for a good game starring their favourite characters. The new trailer is out now, and gives the impression of a blockbuster film. Can’t wait.
From the fine folks at Udon (the publishers of the Street Fighter comics), comes an opportunity to become the next big thing. Well, have some of your art published anyway. Like they did with their successful Street Fighter tribute book, Udon are now putting together a similar tome for the lesser-known Darkstalkers game franchise. The deadline for submitting your art is March 1, and the entry form and rules can be seen here. Press release below.
Darkstalkers is Capcom’s horror-infused fighting game, filled with strange creatures and mysterious temptresses, loved by tens of thousands of fans around the world. 2009 is the 15th anniversary of the franchise and, to celebrate the property’s rich history, UDON Entertainment is producing an all-new full color art book – Darkstalkers Tribute.
The Darkstalkers fans who were young players when the franchise first launched are now grown up, but their love of the game continues. This high quality art book will showcase a cross section of brand new artistic interpretations of the Darkstalkers cast in a series of full size pin-up style illustrations. The book will launch this summer with UDON’s convention content and then be released in stores next fall.
UDON artists and other comic, video game and freelance illustrators have been invited to interpret their favourite Darkstalkers characters for inclusion in this special book. Along with these invited artists UDON is sending out a widespread open art submission call to the video game fan artist community to submit artwork for possible inclusion in the tribute volume.
You could be part of Capcom history as part of the Darkstalkers Tribute art book and have your artwork showcased alongside top names in the industry! It’s time to show UDON and Capcom your unique vision of Darkstalkers!
Wildstorm is a DC Comics imprint with a wise focus on TV, film and game franchises. Already they have comics based on TV shows like Chuck, films like the upcoming Push, and games such as World of Warcraft, Mirror’s Edge and Gears of War. They’ll also add the PS3 franchise Resistance to that impressive list next month. Below is a sneak peek at the penultimate issue of the Ashbringer mini-series set in the World of Warcraft universe.
Written by Micky Neilson, with art by Ludo Lullabi (what a great name!) and Tony Washington, the 40 page issue also has a variant cover by Chris Robinson. It follows Darion, with help by the Agent Dawn as he stares down the Scourge stronghold.
In our forthcoming first issue we have a feature on Udon Entertainment’s excellent Street Fighter comics, based on the classic video game franchise. Tying into that, below is a Christmas gift for you – a look at the first four minutes of February 3rd’s Street Fighter Round One: Fight! animated DVD, from Eagle One Media. The film makes the most of the beautiful artwork from Udon and utilises motion, dialogue and sound effects to make an intriguing viewing experience. As an added bonus, I’ll throw in the trailer for the new Street Fighter IV next-gen game heading our way too for those that haven’t seen it. The official Eagle One Media press release is after the two videos.
The initial Street Fighter animated comic DVD, titled Street Fighter: Round One – FIGHT! will be released on February 3, 2009, ahead of the worldwide theatrical release of the live action motion picture Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li on February 27 and the highly anticipated Street Fighter IV video game February 17th.
In the universe of Street Fighter, fighters collide in a global battle for supremacy. From every corner of the world, fighters of every conceivable sort perform superhuman acts in their willing (or unwilling) participation in the Street Fighter Tournament-the contest being hosted by M. Bison, the sadistic dictator and leader of the underground Shadaloo criminal organization. Street Fighter, the legendary franchise by CAPCOM that revolutionized gaming and entertained players and fans for over a decade with its unforgettable cast of World Warriors, comes to DVD based on the bestselling comic series. A unique DVD series that will carry every pulse-pounding Dragon Punch and bone-crushing Sonic Boom intact, just like it was meant to be!
Street Fighter: Round One – FIGHT!: Ryu and Ken set out to investigate the murder of their martial arts master. Their search for answers takes them to Japan where M. Bison and his assorted minions including Cammy, Vega, and Sagat keep a close eye on Ryu for reasons unknown. This draws the attention of up and coming Hong Kong Interpol agent Chun-Li and US Special Ops officer Guile who each bears their own personal grudge against the evil Shadaloo syndicate.