Alex Ross Covers 'Planet Hulk' Animated Movie

Planet HulkAcclaimed comic artist Alex Ross has painted an original cover for the forthcoming “Planet Hulk” direct-to-DVD animated movie from Marvel and Lionsgate.

Ross’ cover first surfaced at Pop Candy, and depicts Hulk in his “Green Scar” incarnation. The “Planet Hulk” animated film is based on the comic storyline of the same name, which finds the Hulk exiled from Earth and forced to become a gladiator before leading a rebellion against the planet Sakaar's tyrannical emperor.

While the voice cast has not yet been announced, the plot is expected to stay close to comic writer Greg Pak’s original “Planet Hulk” storyline.

“Planet Hulk” will hit stores in February 2010. But if you can’t wait that long, here’s the teaser trailer to tide you over.

What do you think about Alex Ross’ take on “Planet Hulk”? Does the trailer capture the spirit of the original “Planet Hulk” comic? Let us know what you think in the comment section or on Twitter!