Legendary DC Comics Character Swamp Thing Comes to Life to Battle Evil in the Swamp…
April 21, 2008

SWAMP THING: THE SERIES VOL. 2 ARRIVES ON DVD JULY 15TH, 2008 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY 

experience edge-of-your-seat suspense from this cult tv series in a 4-dvd box set packed with the first 25 episodes OF SEASON 3!

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA …. “The swamp is my world. It is who I am; it is what I am. I was once a man. I know the evil men do. Do not bring your evil here, I warn you.” Beware the wrath of Swamp Thing! Enter into a mind-bending world where a humanoid mass of plant matter comes to life and fights evil in the swamp, protecting the environment and humanity from the supernatural and evil threats that dare enter the swamp. On July 15, 2008, Shout! Factory will unleash the DVD box set of Swamp Thing: The Series Volume 2. This live action series is packed with the first 25 suspenseful episodes from Season 3 of the cult TV series. Swamp Thing fans demanded more and here it is, the 4-DVD box set of Swamp Thing: The Series Vol. 2 is priced for everyone to own at $39.99.

When an attempt on Dr. Alec Holland’s life leaves him consumed by deadly chemicals and fire, the swamps of Louisiana transform him into a superhuman creature hell-bent on ridding the swamp—and the world—of the evil that men do, beginning with his arch nemesis, Dr. Anton Arcane, the mad scientist responsible for Holland’s monstrous new incarnation as Swamp Thing.

Inspired by and based on the DC Comics character, Swamp Thing has become a major, recognized brand through comic books, film and television. Starring Dick Durock (reprising his title role from the popular Swamp Thing feature films), Mark Lindsay Chapman, and Carrell Myers, Swamp Thing, the original television series that ran on USA Network from1990-93, follows the tortured creature that was once a man and his quest to regain the humanity that was taken from him, purging the swamp of evildoers along the way.

 

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distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats
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ancillary television business endeavors for The NBC Universal Television Group, 
including third-party home video distribution, merchandising and licensing, 
musical soundtracks, special market projects and the NBC Universal Online Store. 
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory is a diversified entertainment company devoted to producing, 
uncovering and revitalizing the very best of pop culture.  Founders Richard 
Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their careers sharing their music,
 television and film faves with discerning consumers the world over.  
Shout! Factory’s DVD offerings serve up classic, contemporary and cult TV 
series, riveting sports programs, live music, animation and documentaries 
in lavish packages crammed with extras.  The company’s audio catalogue 
boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, 
lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations.  
These riches are the result of a creative acquisitions mandate that has 
established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial 
reinvention.  Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, Calif.  Its fine 
products are distributed by Vivendi Visual Entertainment. 
For more on Shout! Factory, visit www.shoutfactory.com.

 

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
Read other articles by Daniel Pickett.

 

 

 

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