While the epic battle of print comics vs. digital comics wages on, some side action is going on with the uprising of motion comics, in which classic story arcs are getting animated and released as mini “episodes” on iTunes and on DVD.
Both Marvel and DC are doing their thing and trying to out-do each other, each with a pretty impressive release under their belt. DC and Warner Premiere released the Watchmen animated comic which started the trend, and Marvel carried the torch with the popular Astonishing X-Men release.
Now, Marvel is doing it once again with Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers. The series is already up to episode 3 this week, and has blown up, making its way to the #1 spot on both the Playstation Network and Xbox LIVE marketplaces, as well as placing quite high on iTunes animated section.
We wanted to know exactly what it takes to bring these ink and paper creations to a new medium, so that’s what Marvel brought us with a new behind-the-scenes look at Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers. Take a look after the jump, and catch episodes 1-3 in most digital marketplaces right now.
Get an all-new look at the third episode of the critically acclaimed Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers animated mini-series, on sale today! The animators from Magnetic Dreams take you behind the scenes and show fans how this epic tale came to life. Adapted from the acclaimed story by superstar creators Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic, Loki finally has a chance to tell tale of his brother’s crimes…and inflict the punishment he has craved for eons. It’s the series that has everyone talking so don’t miss how this Marvel classic came together from the studio that brought it to life. Don’t forget to download the third episode of Marvel Knights Animation’s Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers, a best seller on iTunes (Animation, Animation Season Pass and Television categories), Xbox LIVE, and PlayStation®Network – available now!