Hasbro and Cartoon Network's [Adult Swim] have announced that the new 11-episode animated series 'G.I. Joe: Resolute' goes online today. The serialized show, made for adults who grew up on the classic toon, is written by none other than comics great Warren Ellis.
UPDATED: Episodes 1-3 are online now. Click and view...
And here's the trailer:
The first five-minute episode goes online today at AdultSwim.com. Additional five-minute segments will be rolled out on the site coninuously until the 10-minute finale airs on the [Adult Swim] TV broadcast at midnight on April 25th.
The entire series will be available online after the midnight broadcast.
"In a very exciting year for the G.I. JOE brand, we’re thrilled to be able to bring the G.I. Joe: Resolute animated series to the adult G.I. JOE fan," said Michael Verrecchia, Director of G.I. JOE Entertainment Marketing. "Adult Swim is the perfect broadcast platform to deliver the series, which features a more sophisticated animation style and story than prior animation."
Hasbro developed the animation with executive producer Sam Register as well as a powerhouse creative team at Titmouse Studios including Joaquim Dos Santos, a veteran animation director, who worked closely with award-winning comic writer Warren Ellis, who penned the entire series. This highly regarded team brings an edgy, intense feel to the series, which will feature the most popular characters in the G.I. JOE vs. COBRA canon. Iconic characters such Duke, Snake Eyes, Scarlett and Roadblock will do battle with Cobra Commander, Destro, Baroness and Storm Shadow.
Fans can learn more about G.I. Joe: Resolute by visiting GIJoeResolute.com.