If you’re ready to finally own “X-Men: First Class” on DVD and Blu-Ray, you can start your countdown clock now! “X-Men: First Class” will be available in stores September 9.

Fans will be able to choose between two types of collectible packaging–one version featuring Professor X (James McAvoy) and another featuring Magneto (Michael Fassbender). Also, buyers of the Blu-Ray version will be able to receive access to over two hours of special interactive features as well as 10 Marvel “X-Men” Digital Comics, including a never-before-seen “X-Men: First Class” backstory. The comics are redeemable through the Blu-ray’s packaging code.

The full list of special features include:

10 Marvel “X-Men” Digital Comics with exclusive “X-Men: First Class” Backstory Comic

More than two hours of never-before-seen extras, including:

– Cerebro Mutant Tracker: The complete interactive Mutant Database with interactive videos giving fans the ability to learn about their favorite mutants in the X-Men film franchise

– Children of the Atom: An eight-part behind-the-scenes featurette, charting the film from
pre-production through post-production, including visual effects techniques and cataloging “X-Men” transformations through prosthetic make up and costume design

– “X” Marks the Spot: An interactive feature allowing viewers the opportunity to learn more about specific scenes with talent interviews and behind-the-scenes footage

– Extended and Deleted Scenes

– BD-Live Portal with additional Cerebro Mutant Tracker profiles

– Composer’s Isolated Score

– Theatrical Trailer

Also, the first 1,000 fans to pre-order their Blu-ray or DVD copy of “X-Men: First Class” during San Diego Comic-Con (July 21 – 24) will receive a free limited edition T-shirt, which will show support for either “Team Charles” or “Team Erik.” Fans will be able to pre-order their copy in person at the Fox booth #4313 or online at www.FoxConnect.com. “X-Men: First Class” will be for sale at $25.00 (Blu-ray) and $18.00 (DVD).

Here’s the synopsis of “X-Men: First Class”:

Before Charles Xavier (McAvoy) and Erik Lensherr (Fassbender) took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time, working together to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. The film features a star-studded supporting cast, including Academy Award-nominee Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone), January Jones (“Mad Men”), Rose Byrne (28 Weeks Later), Zoë Kravitz (“Californication”), Nicholas Hoult (A Single Man), Lucas Till (Walk the Line), and Emmy Award-nominee Oliver Platt (“The West Wing”).

X-Men: First Class

By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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