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‘The Toxic Avenger’ Gets New Transfer for 30th Anniversary Blu-ray

Troma bizarrely announced the 30th anniversary blu-ray release of The Toxic Avenger without an actual street date.

But, they did share the extra features from the disc barring a new transfer:

Special introduction by Troma honcho Lloyd Kaufman
New commentary track with Lloyd Kaufman
Additional commentary track with stars Robert Prichard, Gary Schneider, and Dan Snow
Special interview with star Jennifer Babtist
New video with Mark Torgl (The Original Melvin)
Rare on-screen video interview with Troma co-founder and vice-president Michael Herz
Behind-the-scenes and in production slide show
Original Troma trailers
40 years of Troma video montage

Welcome to Tromaville, New Jersey — a small American town, terrorized by criminals. The town’s corrupt mayor sits idly by while muggers, robbers, and teenage punks victimize helpless citizens.

Among the residents of Tromaville is Melvin, a nerdy, emaciated janitor at the local health club. That is, until he becomes The Toxic Avenger!

A gang of thugs devise a cruel hoax that goes horribly wrong as Melvin is cast through a third story window and into a vat of hazardous toxic waste. However, an unexpected metamorphosis takes place. As the chemicals take hold of his body, Melvin turns into the Toxic Avenger, doer of good and brutal mauler of evil! The rest, as they say, is history.



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