Joe Quesada, Marvel’s chief creative officer, and Jeph Loeb, the head of television, confirm development of an animated Avengers Assemble, but don’t comment on the fate of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes — or even on which channel the new series will appear.
Disney XD has renewed Ultimate Spider-Man for a second season, teasing appearances by more Marvel heroes and villains and an exploration of the origins of Nova, Iron Fist, Power Man and White Tiger. Updated with press release and images.
Confirming months-old rumors, a new report indicates that Disney XD’s Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will be canceled following its current season, to be replaced by Avengers Assemble.
Disney XD has released new clips and stills for Ultimate Spider-Man, which kicks off the cable channel’s new Marvel Universe programming block on Sunday, April 1.
The Marvel Universe programming block, which launches April 1 on Disney XD, is anchored by Ultimate Spider-Man and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, with short-forms series like “Fury Files,” “Marvel-Mash-Up” and the Joe Quesada-hosted “Master Class” scattered throughout.