Details Announced For "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes - Volume Five" DVD Title

July 02, 2012 by James Harvey

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released cover art and details, including featured episodes, for upcoming The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes - Volume Five DVD Release.

Official press details and cover art for the freshly-announced The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes - Volume Five: Secret Invasion! two-disc DVD release has been provided by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. The studio announced the latest addition to the The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes home video line, the new release collecting 13 episodes from the second season of the acclaimed series. The two-disc set hits shelves on September 25th, 2012, retailing for $26.99 SRP. Continue below for press details and cover artwork. Click on the thumbnail below for a closer look.


Synopsis: On September 25, Marvel’s The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Vol. 5 releases 13, 23-minute episodes on DVD with all-new, never before seen bonus footage!!

The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is a television series inside the Marvel Universe on Disney XD that is inspired by the Marvel Comics Super Hero team of the same name. In each episode, the Avengers defend Earth from unimaginable threats – dangerous Super Villains, time-travelling conquerors, alien invaders and mythical beasts set on the total destruction of humanity. When the forces of evil are so overwhelming that no single hero has the power to save the world, when no hope is left… the Avengers Assemble! Join Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Hulk, and many more of your favorite Avengers, as they discover the value of teamwork and friendship in the fight against evil!

Talent: Eric Loomis (TV’s Shin Chan) as Iron Man; Rick D. Wasserman (Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated) as Thor; Fred Tatasciore (Kung Fu Panda 2) as The Hulk; Brian Bloom (G.I. Joe: Renegades) as Captain America; Wally Wingert (Family Guy) as Ant-Man; Colleen O’Shaugnessey (CARS 2, Toy Story 3) as The Wasp; and Alex Desert (Swingers, High Fidelity) as Nick Fury

Directors: Gary Hartle (Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, Thor: Tales of Asgard); Boyd Kirkland
(X-Men: Evolution, Batman (TV series); Roy Burdine (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2004-2008)); Steve Gordon (Wolverine and the X-Men, X-Men: Evolution, Voltron Force)

The Private War of Doctor Doom
Alone Against A.I.M.
Acts of Vengeance
Welcome to the Kree Empire
To Steal an Ant-Man
Michael Korvac
The Ballad of Beta Ray Bill
Who Do You Trust?
Behold…the Vision!
Nightmare in Red
Prisoner of War
Secret Invasion

Bonus Features:
-A visual comic book exploration combining a smaller version of the episode with moving comic imagery, plus exciting facts! The transitions and movement of the pages containing the EPISODE, COMIC IMAGES, and MARVEL FACTS incorporates MARVEL COMICS style sound design, and uses the Avengers weapons as transitional devices (CAP’s shield, THOR’s hammer, HAWKEYE’s arrows, HULK’s fists, etc.).
--Disc 1 - AVENGERS UNMASKED: The Private War of Doctor Doom
--Disc 2 - AVENGERS UNMASKED: Behold…the Vision!
-Disc 2 - Plus Never before seen episode: “Powerless”

Street Date: September 25, 2012 (Direct Prebook: July 31 / Distributor Prebook: August 14)
Suggested Retail Price: 2-Disc DVD =$26.99 (US only)
Standard Definition Digital: $2.99 per episode/$49.99 for All Season Pass
Feature Run Time: The volume is approx. 299 minutes in total feature length (13 episodes at 23-minutes each)
Rated: TV-Y7-FV
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1 Widescreen (Enhanced for 16X9 televisions)
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Sound
Languages: English and Spanish

The above details are also available on the Marvel Animation Age The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes subsite.

The two-disc The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes - Volume Five: Secret Invasion! DVD release, collecting thirteen episodes in one packages, hits shelves September 25th, 2012 for the SRP of $26.99.

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes airs Sundays at 11:30am (ET/PT) as part of the Marvel Universe programming block on Disney XD. Ultimate Spider-Man proceeds the show at 11am (ET/PT). The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes also re-airs Sundays at 8:30pm (ET/PT) on Disney XD.

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