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Disney XD’s Avengers Assemble, Hulk Cartoon Get Premiere Dates

Disney XD has announced premiere dates for its new animated series Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.

The successor to the cable channel’s popular The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Avengers Assemble will receive a preview Sunday, May 26 at 11 a.m. ET/PT before making its official premiere in the same time slot Sunday, July 7. Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. will debut Sunday, Aug. 11 at 11 a.m. Both are part of Disney XD’s Marvel Universe programming block.


“Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” reunites the most popular super hero team — Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and Black Widow, along with newcomer Falcon, marking the first time in animation history this distinct team of heroes will join forces. Led by Iron Man, the heroes train and live together in their new headquarters in Avengers Tower. The planet’s most dangerous villains don’t stand a chance when the Avengers assemble – whether they are stopping Dr. Doom from conquering Asgard, Attuma driving the Atlantean Army into New York City or Dracula unleashing vampire hordes, the Avengers must work together to succeed.


In “Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.,” Hulk has long fought alone to protect a world that sees him as a monster, but his friend Rick Jones has taken it upon himself to film the world-saving exploits of Big Green and his team to change that image. In this never before seen team up of Hulk, his cousin She-Hulk, A-Bomb, Red Hulk and Skaar, Marvel’s mightiest super heroes form an eccentric family living under one roof, working together to tackle threats that are too enormous for other heroes to handle. From trying to house break their giant red pet T-Rex to stopping Ego the Living Planet from crashing into the Earth, the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. must learn to balance Hulk-sized action with everyday family-sized problems.


  • Savonti

    I can’t wait until those shows get canceled. 

    Especially Avengers Assemble, they can the best marvel animated series ever so they can reboot it to ride the coat tails of a movie that came out a year ago; inexcusable.

  • Alex Holt

    That’s a bit unfair – why not wait to see if they are any good first?  If (unlikely as it may look at this point) Avengers Assemble turns out to be as good or better than EMH heroes then I wouldn’t wish it ill for the sake of another show.  

  • demoncat_4

    nice for was thinking the houlks son skaar would only be confined to comics not ever translated to other media. looking forward to seeing both though the wait is a long one.

  • butters911

    Im going to miss Hank and Janet on the Avengers 

  • Drexelrivers

    I gotta agree with you…i loved avengers EMH and was mad when it got cancelled. the animation and voice acting was great and I liked the stories and the fact they had all the hank pym and wasp in it and they nailed their characters perfectly. This Avengers Assemble is just a just cheap way to play off the movie. i will give both shows a chance however…

  • Tae

    More Avengers: EMH. Less tie ins.

  • Drewg99

    so, is the Hulk cartoon suppose to be a comedy? like a reality tv show? an A-team style? I don’t get it

  • Gregory

    They can shove this. They had a fantastic thing going with AEMH and they ripped it away to sell more toys. No thank you. Hulk smash doesn’t look good enough to even comment on.

  • Mr Lawless

    Red pet T-Rex? DEVIL DINOSAUR!??!!

  • Steev TH

    Hulk and the Agents of SMASH looks to be the best idea marvel have ever had. Me and my boy have just laughed at just the name (let alone the poster and synopsis) for a good five minutes, and cannot wait til we get to see this. The late lamented Spectacular Spider-Man (previously the only Marvel cartoon worth watching) may have competition! The boring Avengers thing can sod off though.

  • Socky07

    That artwork looks so flat and cheap, is that really what they’re going to look like?

  • enemyisyou

    Lame.  Judging by how that art looks for AA, my guess is that it will look like cheap computer-simulated cel animation like the Avengers cartoon from the ’90s as opposed to traditional cel animation.  The Hulk cartoon looks extremely kiddish, but I’ll probably watch it with my 5-year-old son (who will actually be almost 6 by the time the dang thing comes out) since he absolutely loves the Hulk.

  • Chris Bowen

    What about spider-man

  • PietroMaximoff

    i guess agents of smash is aimed at younger viewers? i find it extremely stupid…

  • Beau Le Blanc

    Could be worse, could be an Avengers cartoon that has neither Cap, Iron Man or Thor on the roster. 

  • Adam Hoffman

    I wish the new Avengers show had Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch in it.  Falcon’s a nice addition.  Don’t really care much for Black Widow, though.

  • todd

    Just like how the X-Men movies made Wolverine the leader in Wolverine and the X-Men the Avengers movie is making Iron Man the leader in Avengers Assemble.  Seriously Marvel you act like if the movie audience shes the smallest difference in your comics or cartoons they are going to disown you.

  • Sowat

    No Black Panther… : ( … This is the movie team plus 1 minority and you can’t have 2 black guys on the team at the same time I suppose…sadness. I’m guessing Falcon is here because he’s in the next Cap movie, which could possibly set him up for the next Avengers movie…I like Black Panther so much better though…

  • juan-chan!

    this does not get my hopes up; but i’m going to be optimistic.

  • Shadowpdf

    I like the Hulk look in the Avengers show.  In his own show he looks like one of those L’il Marvel Heroes characters.  You’d think they would use similar styles in each show to reinforce the corporate image.  Marvel’s doing it with most everything else.  Looking forward to the Avengers show; the Hulk show I may give a pass.  Art notwithstanding, I never bought into the 72-color Hulk universe.

  • Abe

    Falcon is in Super Hero Squad – has been since the beginning – and is one of the main characters 

  • A_wiggins2

    Sooooooo they have a great black character like Black Panther and cut him for falcon? 

  • Savonti

    I don’t thing it’s unfair at all, canceling EMH was unfair, it was much beloved and only canceled to make a new show that ties into the movie.

    EMH had strong ties to the comics and a clear love and respect for the source material. We had a rotating team, even in the title sequence (and how cool was that).

    But if this wasn’t just a play to cash in on the movie, why did they bother rebooting it at all? Because of the animation style? The 90’s X-men series had a change in Animation Style, as did Batman TAS. Is it to give them new (movie inspired) costumes? Thor changed his costume in EMH, and the Skrull-Cap had the ultimate costume so that can’t be it. Did they do it to bring in The Falcon and Black Widow? Both of those characters appeared in EMH, so it would be pretty easy to write them into the team wouldn’t it.

    I don’t think this show does deserve a chance, they took away something great to give us something “else”. Even if the new series is also great, it’s rewarding poor behavior and I refuse to reward that with my viewership.

  • JJordan

    I can’t to see what it has to offer.  I did love EMH and was very upset when the cancelled the show, but I still want to see this encarnation of the Avengers.

  • eric saba

    ok new avengers art looks like crud. the whole fact that it will be a episode a story instead of a season plot sucks balls. but lets focus on the hulks show … description it is hulk with a reality t.v show with his family now that just sounds like garbage of the bat. first you took away spectacular spider man and gave us a scrubs version of spider-man. then you take away earths mightiest heroes and give us what looks like a 80’s reject of a show and you screw up the hulk. Disney you may not have screwed up the movies but through your stupid underestimation of  the youths these days you have made what could have been a great era of cartoons into garbage.

  • Jeff Mclachlan

    Iron Man was the leader in EMH too.

  • Lewis4510

    They could have easily morphed A: EMH into a show that more closely resembles the movie version, without canceling the original show. Which I believe, is the way they were moving with the bald Fury near the end. They could have changed Hawkeye’s costume, made Widow a member etc.

  • Djoser Fortunado

    Let’s be honest.  Dispensing with the Bruce Timm style designs from EMH will be the undoing of these shows.

    While those characters have more detailed designs, the economy of the EMH designs (& ALL of Timm’s designs) allows them to rotate expressively etc.  in the classic animation sense (i.e. Warner Bros or Disney cartoons.)

    I … just don’t like the looks of either of these.

  • JJ39

    Everyone needs to shut up and wait. Avengers EMH was a good show, but the animation was childish, the writing catered to 6 year olds, and at the end of only two seasons it felt like the premise of the show had already been worn out. It was time for it to go. Avengers Assemble has potential to to be a way better show, and everyone is already ignorantly dismissing it. Shut up and wait for it to air, you just might be surprised.

  • Vincentfx35

    Mee and my family luv EMH Why can’t you leave well enough alone do you know the fan base it has am looking forward to new series because we love the avengers why dont you show how vision was the original human torch there was so much to write about count nefaria just go back and read your own books so many plot lines that show would of lasted a long time without losing fans only growing

  • shad

    Cant believe they cancelled Earths Mightiest Heroes, that cartoon was awesome. Just like back with X-Men except they at least got 4 good seasons before changing animators and losing the audience.
    What did EMH do? EVERYONE I know that has seen that show has also watched every other single episode they could. Change just to piggyback off the movie. So that’s what it feels like when someone spits in your face.

  • Has

    something I enjoyed in avengers EMH was their big cast and black panther ,hank pym( ant-man and yellow jacket ) worked pretty well with the story and even the villains were great like for eg Dr Doom was very powerful and Graviton WoW that was epic , Im pretty sure Im gonna miss the show

  • Christopher Boyer

    Of all the heroes the Avengers ever had in their ranks in the comic why that lame ass character falcon. Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch or Captain Marvel.

  • Bill Trecker

    Here we are several episodes in, and Avengers Assemble flat out sucks. It looks cheap, the dialogue is stilted, the story’s are one-dimensional….is this an exercise in financial restraint? If so congrats Marvel, you succeeded. Why the Falcon? he’s BORING!! And for the love of God, Feige, Quesada, do NOT hide behind the diversity card….EMH had Black Panther ( far more interesting than that Falcon goon), Wasp , Ms Marvel and Vision. What no explanation? Go fuck yourselves you hacks.