Joss Whedon's latest project just hit Hulu

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

The popular graphic novel Astonishing X-Men by Joss Whedon and John Cassaday just launched on Hulu as a motion comic created by legendary comics artist Neal Adams. And what the heck's a motion comic? It's a video based on the artwork from the comic books, using all the original words and drawings, and Marvel is hoping the new form will change the way we read comics.

"At this point in the history of motion comics, Gifted is the very best motion comic book out there," Adams said in an interview on the Hulu blog. "There will be some in the future that will be as good if not better, but right now it's the best one."

Adams also had this to say about about Whedon:

"I guess there may be a better script writer out there, but is there someone more used to the form of both comic books and film? I don't think there is."

Check it out for yourself below.