The big screen isn't the only place to find your favorite superheroes this summer. Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow will kick some bad-guy butt as the stars of a new animated series, Disney XD's Marvel's Avengers Assemble. "People will be blown away," promises Jeph Loeb, the head of Marvel Television, who stresses that these episodes have been made with passion and care. "Our job is to create stories that make your heart race, to re-create that feeling you get when you first open the comic book."read more
The villains are multiplying on Ultimate Spider-Man this season, but in the Feb. 10 episode of the Disney XD toon, our friendly neighborhood web slinger will have a hard enough time just getting along with one of the good guys. Hawkeye, the Avengers' moody, gruff archer, makes his debut — and he and Spidey aren't exactly super friends.
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"With great power comes great responsibility" is the iconic mantra of Spider-Man. But when the web-slinging superhero returns for the second season of his animated Disney XD series, he might have to change that to "With great responsibility comes great responsibility." That's according to Jeph Loeb, Marvel Entertainment's head of television, who promises that Ultimate Spider-Man will feature more heroes, more villains and more roommates, starting with special back-to-back episodes Monday night at 7/6c. (The show returns to its Sunday morning slot on Jan. 27 at 11am/10c.)