Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes canceled, replaced with new ‘toon

What has become the most beloved and talked about Marvel Comics cartoon in ages is coming to an end to make way for a successor. Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes has been a masterwork of storytelling, interweaving plots and character threads through several episodes in order to present not just a solid adventure story, but a glimpse at the Marvel Universe to the uninitiated.

Adapting some existing ideas and introducing new spins on existing concepts, the series has tackled several long-standing event story lines in episodic form. The result is a mash-up of epic proportions such as the current situation that combines Walt Simononson’s run on the Mighty Thor with Civil War and Secret Invasion!

Each episode feels like a stack of incredible monthly comics dumped in your lap all at once.

So… why cancel it?

Judging from the publicity artwork, the answer seems to be in order to tie into the Avengers movie franchise.

Back in April, we reported that head of Marvel Animation Jeph Loeb was hinting that the popular ‘Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ animated show would be cancelled. Now those fan fears have proven true.

Marvel TV News reported today that the cancellation is official. Here’s the news from a press release that Marvel Animation put out:

The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes” won’t be renewed for the 3rd Season. Marvel Animation will present their newly developed series “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” in 2013.

So it’s just as we thought. ‘Avengers: EMH’ is gone but it’ll be replaced with a new ‘Avengers’ series. The Marvel press release also included the artwork for the new show seen below…

So it looks like they just switched the team up to focus on the Marvel movie characters. Oh yeah… they added Falcon but rumor is that he’ll be making an appearance in the upcoming ‘Captain America 2’. Also rumored to be joining the team down the road are Ant Man and Black Panther (which would lend credence to the last movie speculation).

So… as sad as it is, at least now the speculation and waiting is over. Let’s just hope that the replacement show has half the heart as ‘Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’.

Via ScienceFiction.com

Spectacular Spider-Man, the best animated series starring the web slinger since the 1960’s canned after two years only to be replaced by a garish ‘Ultimate’ cartoon that challenges the gag reflex and now this…

Thoughts?

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Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – ‘Acts of Vengeance’

‘Acts of Vengeance’

Transmitted April 15, 2012

The Avengers cartoon continues to impress with its inter-connected stories that develop an epic-scale adventure that would do the Mighty Marvel Bullpen proud. In the comic book series, back in the day, it was not unusual to witness seeds laid throughout several issues that would harvest a massive event. In much the same way, the Avengers animated series mimics this structure with stories that delve into the past year’s Masters of Evil/Asgard tale and connect into the current Skrull invasion arc.

Last year, Baron Zemo allied with the Enchantress and the Executioner along with several other villains to form the Masters of Evil. Backed by an army consisting of Asgardian might along with the Abomination and others, Zemo collected the mythical Norn stones and struck at the heart of the Avengers. Realizing that she held far too much power, Zemo betrayed the Enchantress and was later defeated by the Avengers. Well… the Enchantress is back for vengeance and she is striking out at everyone who ever associated with the masked super villain.

Alongside the Enchantress’ mission to take down each of Zemo’s associates, the Avengers are coincidentally attempting to round up the Masters of Evil. In each instance, they arrive just after she has left her mark; the Living Laser is found stuck in fluid light form, Chemistro is a solid gold statue, even the mastermind Arnim Zola is in bad shape. In some ways this is good news and Hawkeye sees it as a reason to celebrate, but Iron Man and Black Panther are less comfortable with the possibility that someone else is attacking these foes with such force.

When Baron Zemo arrives in the Avengers Mansion asking for help, it becomes clear just how bad the situation is. Backed by the Abomination and Wonder Man, Zemo is nevertheless powerless against the Enchantress and figures that with the Avenger Thor on his side, he’ll stand a better chance of living through her attacks.

Unfortunately, Thor is in Asgard, where the Twilight Sword is nowhere to be found. Odin, Baldur and Thor realize with much shock that the fire giant Surtur is freed from his prison… which is bad news for everyone.

Back at Avengers HQ, Hulk and Hawkeye agree that they should just smash Zemo and the Abomination, but again Iron Man and Black Panther realize that Zemo has left a trail straight to them, so they are involved whether they like it or not. Fortunately, Tony Stark has developed a ‘magic dampener’ which should give the team an edge when the Enchantress arrives, but in the meantime, Iron Man is determined to intercept the two magical menaces who have followed a trail left by Zemo to the Crimson Dynamo, who he expects to sacrifice himself for a greater cause.

It’s interesting to see Zemo casually discuss tactics and leadership with Stark who rushes off with Hawkeye to give Crimson Dynamo some much-needed assistance. While they are gone, Zemo attempts to goad an unusually quiet and stoic Captain America by insisting that he operate the machinery that will protect Zemo from the Asgardian magic.

When the chips are down, Zemo faces the Enchantress, sure that Cap will activate the magic dampener in time to save him, but the patriot seems more than happy to watch the villain squirm. At the final moment, the device goes into effect and the team lashes out. When Zemo reveals that he had secreted away a final Norn stone and attempts to kill the Enchantress, Wonder Man intercedes and all Hell breaks loose. There is a tear in reality and the Enchantress disappears. Earlier in this story, Black Panther had attempted to appeal to Wonder Man’s moral standards, and apparently he somewhat succeeded, but at a price. In time, maybe Simon Williams will be a full fledged Avenger.

Still groggy from the explosion, Zemo awakens to find Captain America hovering over him. He had misjudged the star spangled avenger, he has changed. In fact, he isn’t Captain America at all, or even human. In last year’s conclusion, viewers saw a Skrull Captain America reporting back to his commander that he had infiltrated the Avengers. With an enemy in their midst, how can they defend the planet from the oncoming invasion?

I honestly had very low expectations from this episode, feeling that it had little to offer, but in the end it was quite good. With the shifting of focus from the Enchantress to Thor and even to Crimson Dynamo, Iron Man and Hawkeye then returning to the team, this really felt like a larger than life story crammed into twenty plus minutes.

The Enchantress and Executioner are out for blood

Zemo and the Masters of Evil need help

Hawkeye and Hulk agree that they should just smash Zemo and be done with it

There's trouble in Asgard

Captain America is not who (or even what) he appears to be

Very sadly, it seems that the Avengers cartoon may end with this season as newly appointed Marvel Animation leader Jeph Loeb will be revamping the cartoon into another program that it similar to the 1980’s style and less reliant on story arcs. It will apparently be part of the same universe as the new Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon… which is even sadder news.

Is this a sign of the much feared Disney-ification of Marvel or just a coincidence? It’s hard to tell, but the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon has hardly fared well and is a very poor cousin to the Spectacular Spider-Man series that preceded it (available on DVD). The voices of support for Avengers are very loud and Marvel Animation needs to listen. This is a great cartoon that mimics the experience of following a monthly comic book. It’s also a great in-road to those interested in the characters but unwilling to explore the print medium. In addition, it delivers so much fun for long-standing fans who know each iteration of the Masters of Evil and the story of the Cosmic Cube. It’s as near to perfect as you can get.

Please, don’t let this cartoon get the ax.

Next episode: “Welcome to the Kree Empire”

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – series 2 part one

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes


The first series of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes was a real knock out, featuring epic story lines as well as adventures that offered up character development while telling a continuous interlinking narrative. In other words, it was like reading a year’s worth of Avengers comics in animated format. The team is solid, consisting of Iron Man, Giant-Man/Ant-Man, Thor, the Wasp and the Hulk as the backbone and the later additions of Hawkeye, Black Panther and the star spangled Captain America filling out the roster. Occasionally there have been guest appearances from other heroes, which has given the animated series that special unified setting which makes the Marvel Comics so successful.

The previous 26 episodes have tackled a Gamma-irradiated Avengers team, the malicious mechanations of the Masters of Evil, a mind-blowing assault from Kang the Conqueror and the hostile takeover of Asgard. At the conclusion, it was revealed that the Skrulls have infiltrated the superhero community. The second series has only just started, but even so far the ideas are coming fast and furious!

“The Private War of Doctor Doom”

Transmitted April 1, 2012
The Marvel Universe is known for many things, one of them being its powerhouse teams of superheroes. The Avengers isn’t the only game in town and the Defenders, X-Men, and Fantastic Four are just some of the other major players in stable of the super-teams. The Avengers and Fantastic Four have long enjoyed a relationship of mutual respect with the healthy amount of horseplay and rabble-rousing and this episode capitalizes on that concept.

Late one night, Hawkeye answers the door and is greeted by a very serious and threatening-looking Johnny Storm (AKA The Human Torch) and Ben Grimm (AKA The Thing). He then remembers that it’s poker night, but not before the Hulk spots the Thing and the two smash into each other like runaway trains. It’s a hilarious moment that is so true to the comics in which the two behemoths often challenged each other as to who is stronger (silly question, I know).

The mixture of comedy, drama and all-out action is a tricky nut to crack and many cartoons struggle with the idea with pitiful results (witness the painful Ultimate Spider-Man series). However, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes has nailed it perfectly. All of the high concept science fantasy action is there as well as the absurdity of the Hulk and the Thing playing a game of cards.

Hawkeye attempts to keep the peace between the Hulk and the Thing

Meanwhile, the Wasp and Iron Man are visiting the Baxter Building where Reed Richards (AKA Mister Fantastic) and Sue Richards (AKA The Invisible Woman) receive their company. Sue and the Wasp chat and wander through the mansion, comparing notes on their wild lives but Iron Man finds Reed to be nearly impenetrable, as the scientist is so enthralled in his work he barely noticed Tony is even there.

The comfortable sitcom vibe is shattered when Doctor Doom’s Doombots attach the Avengers mansion and the Baxter Building simultaneously. In the ensuing carnage, the Wasp and Sue are kidnapped and taken back to Latveria, where the combined forces of the Avengers and the FF take him on.

Doom’s attack seems pretty straight-forward, but he is not a villain to be taken lightly. During the battle he gathered intel on the teams and confirmed his suspicions, the Skrull invasion has begun.

I knew of this episode’s breakdown long before it aired (I think I even reported it on this blog), but it is still exciting to see the end result. I am very satisfied with the cast of heroes that are in play, but I hope that we will continue to see guest appearances by other heroes such as the FF. Looking at the previews… I think I’ll get my wish as Red Hulk, the Vision and many more can be seen cropping up in the series trailers.

A solid opening story with some laugh-out-loud moments, such as the Hulk using the Thing as a living mace, smashing his body into the army of doombots while Grimm protests, ‘Hey! Put me down!!’ Classic.

The Fantastic Four and the Avengers team up!

“Alone Against AIM”

Transmitted April 8, 2012
The second episode of the new season is set almost entirely in Stark Tower. In the previous season, Stark had set himself up as an isolated one man power block. With his money and brilliance, he refused to play along with S.H.I.E.L.D. and challenged the international crime networks such as Hydra and A.I.M. In the course of events he made some big bad enemies and this episode sees the fallout of that.

S.H.I.E.L.D. director Maria Hill has arrived to discuss Stark’s place in the super hero community and to gain his support in drafting a superhero registration bill that would demand heroes to register with the government rather than act as rogue elements. Spider-Man and the X-Men are name-dropped as other super powered individuals who are unwilling to reveal their identities. Hill proposes that their power makes them far too dangerous to run around unchecked, but Stark isn’t convinced.

This is obviously a reference to the Civil War story line that ran through the Marvel family of comics a few years back and drastically altered the playing field of the entire MU. If this is a story that the animation team is thinking of taking on… in addition to the Skrull invasion… we should be in for some big events.

Rather than offer up any real argument, he toys around like the rich playboy that he is, annoying not only Maria Hill but his assistant Pepper Potts as well! Even so, he’ll probably get one of them in a sports car or swanky hotel room… he’s just that cool.

He’s even developed a replacement for Captain America’s shield, an energy gauntlet that creates a holographic version of the shield. This defensive weapon can be ‘thrown’ and reconstituted on the gauntlet’s array. It can also be made to expand, creating a greater area of defense for the wearer. It’s great that Stark made the device because A.I.M.’s unexpected attack on his building makes his repulsor tech useless.

The ‘energy shield’ is sure to make some viewers cry foul, but it was in the comics (albeit briefly). I think this is just a moment where the animators are using an idea from one medium and adapting it to theirs to pay homage to the rich history of the comic book series. I also predict that it will disappear in about two episodes.

Tony Stark's new energy shield for Cap comes in handy

Elsewhere in Stark Tower, unaware that the building is under attack by A.I.M. agents, Captain America, Black Panther and James Rhodes (Rhodey) are packing up a few suits of Iron Man armor for transport back to Avengers mansion. Their presence in Stark Towers makes his corporation a sitting duck for terrorist attacks. It’s a pity that Tony hadn’t realized this earlier, though.

Cap and the Black Panther hold off the cadre of A.I.M. troops armed to the teeth with cutting edge weapons while Rhodey dons a suit of armor that was in storage, War Machine. Of course in the comics, the War Machine armor was created to defend Stark from a rival businessman/armored fanatic Stane/Iron Monger. In the cartoon, it’s just another suit of armor and that’s fine. Most people are familiar with it from the Iron Man 2 anyway.

The foreshadowing of Rhodey’s character is brief here, but he did appear a lot in the early part of the first season. For anyone unfamiliar with those episodes, it might have seemed silly for Cap to suggest Rhodey take a more active role in the fight against the bad guys only to have him do just that two minutes later. But in actuality, it makes sense and isn’t over-played. It’s a kid’s show anyhow.

Make way for War Machine!

Stark and Hill are left to fend for themselves against a massive creature called a Technovore that is attracted to the repulsor tech in Tony’s chest. I’m a little confused about just how dangerous this monster is. In the opening part, it attacks A.I.M. agents and nearly wipes out the base. When it is let loose against Stark, it seems to ‘almost’ kill him over and over but isn’t able to finish the deed. It wasn’t damaged in transport because at the first sign of A.I.M. agents it rips them apart like fresh bread…

Maybe the Technovore loves Tony. I have no idea.

Not as strong as the first episode, this is nonetheless a good one and further pulls along the chain of events that will no doubt lead to some cataclysmic event. Hill insists that the superhero registration act will go forward with or without Stark’s approval… and Tony insists that he will take her out to dinner.

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Future episodes include this week’s adventure “Acts of Vengeance” showing the Masters of Evil and the Enchantress against each other, “Welcome to the Kree Empire” (which will likely include Ms. Marvel) and “How to Steal an Ant-Man” (probably introducing Ant-Man III Eric O’Grady, the petty thief from the excellent miniseries by Robert Kirkman and Phil Hester).

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is one of the best animated comic book adaptations I have seen. It rivals Justice League with its bold scope and interwoven stories. For anyone unfamiliar with the characters, this is a great way to get to know them all. For those of us who are already in the know, it’s a welcome gift that recognizes the backstories and often uses them in brand new ways.

The first series is available to watch streaming on Netflix, but I should warn you… if you start watching, be prepared to get drawn into watching all 26 in one sitting. It’s that good.

(please visit this site for plenty more images and character designs, but be prepared for plenty of spoilers!)

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes returns on the 1st of April

Season 2 of “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!” kicks off inside the Marvel Universe block on Disney XD at 12:00 p.m. ET on April 1.

The Marvel Universe Block will consist of several weekly cartoon series in addition to special material including shorts and brief interviews with creators. I look forward to seeing Jason Aaron and his massive beard explain the latest issues of Wolverine and the X-Men. Curiously there are no plans that I know of for a weekly X-Men cartoon or any animated feature films.

In addition to the Avengers, the new Ultimate Spider-Man will also premiere.

A new Hulk animated series titled Agents of S.M.A.S.H. is on its way too and will likely feature the ‘Hulk family’ of Betty Ross as the Red She-Hulk, the Red Hulk, Skaar- son of Hulk, Rick Jones as A-Bomb and others.

Hey, it makes more sense as a kid’s cartoon than a comic!

A third series of Iron Man: Armored Adventures (how did I miss the second season?) is in the works and there are rumors that it will include a version of Wolverine.

More as it comes, bookmark Marvel.com for updates and get your free AvX digital coupon .

Red Hulk spotted in new animated Avengers trailer

Red Hulk

The latest series of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will introduce new heroes, a new look, new threats and even new villains as well. The latest TV trailer spotlights some of these new foes but eagle eyed readers will notice a particular crimson-hued behemoth in the short teaser.

A fallen military hero, General Thaddeus ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross was transformed by the Leader into a gamma-irradiated monster much like the creature that he once hunted like a mad Ahab after his whale. The Red Hulk is capable of absorbing energy and expelling it in explosive bursts. Much as the green Hulk becomes stronger the angrier he gets, the Red Hulk becomes ‘hotter’ releasing more radiation as his rage increases.

It is theorized that the Red Hulk will be part of the upcoming Hulk animated series, but it is especially interesting to see him animated into action this Fall.

New characters and more in Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes season 2

The first season of the Avengers cartoon was a fun ride that firmly established the Marvel Universe in a new way that paid homage to the legacy of the comic book. The Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Giant Man, Captain America, the Wasp, Hawkeye and Black Panther have already been heavily developed as the Avengers in the previous year but there are plenty of new additions coming for their second time out. Hank Pym (Giant Man) will apparently be adopting his Yellow Jacket persona and the wasp will be getting as new costume. Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America will all be donning new uniforms and in some case gaining new weaponry!

Several new Avengers; Ms. Marvel, the Falcon, the Vision and Mockingbird are also on their way and are sure to generate lots of excitement from fans. Additionally, the Guardians of the Galaxy will co-star for a story, so get ready for Groot! The Black Widow, Nick Fury, Agent 13 and the Fantastic Four will also be guest-starring.

In addition to new team members, several old villains will be coming back in addition to some new ones. as the concluding episode of season one confirmed, there is a Skrull menace on its way for the planet, so our heroes are sure to have their hands full.

Joshua Fine and Christopher Yost give viewers the details on what to expect in Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Season 2 in this sneak peek video.

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes season 2 premieres on Disney XD next month.

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Volume One

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Volume Two

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Volume Three

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Volume Four

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – The Fall of Asgard


“And while all of those warriors so vainly defended Odin, they never considered the unthinkable. What if he never woke up again?”

While the first set of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes episodes knocked my socks off, I have to be honest in saying that the seconds half of the first season has left me somewhat cold. Lackluster stories and a lack of momentum have kept these few installments from having the same impact as the previous ones. However, all of that is forgiven now that we have the finale to the first season upon us.

The Avengers cartoon debuted with a strong connection to the comic book source along with a few touches of inventiveness. While Iron Man battled a steady stream of super villains and evil organizations bent on world domination, Thor’s brother Loki wove a brilliant scheme. Upsetting the balance of power and stirring the tensions between Odin and Thor, Loki was exiled from Asgard just as his brother was sent to Midgard. Once on Earth, Thor was wrapped up in the task of rounding up the escaped criminals of the many super max prisons all over the world. Through the conflict a super team was assembled, dubbed the Avengers and devoted to defending the planet from threats that no single member could handle.

But Loki was never one to do anything without much forethought. Using the Enchantress to assemble a group of super powered villains, the newly founded Avengers found a suitable opposing force in the Masters of Evil. All the while, Loki’s plot to steal the power from his step-father Odin bore fruit. Thor and the Avengers attempted to travel to Asgard to wrest control from Loki, but far too late. Separated from his hammer Mjolnir, Thor is forced to watch as Loki achieves the unthinkable and mighty Asgard falls around them.

The first part of a two hour story, The Fall of Asgard is simply wonderful. Brimming over with action sequences, the brisk thirty minute episode separates the team into six distinct stories; Hawkeye fights the wolves of Loki, the Hulk battles trolls with a mystical axe, the Black Panther is threatened by unearthly spirits, Giant Man battles Frost Giants while Wasp lies wounded, Captain America finds himself confronted by ghosts from the past urging him to accept death and Iron Man faces Ulik with only a single malfunctioning repulsor blaster.

Like the best of the last set of episodes, The Fall of Asgard feels just like an epic comic book adventure a full year in the making. For the uninitiated, this is exactly how stories like Secret Invasion, Siege and Fear Itself are like for comic book readers. An adventure full of side stories, some great character moments (Cap’s confrontation with the dead of Hel along with Hawkeye’s determination against the wolves are good examples), over the top action, heroes out of their depth facing impossible odds (Tony Stark’s battle with Ulik is just epic)… it’s just great stuff.

All of the action comes to a head this Sunday, so set your DVR’s accordingly.

This Sunday, the first season of “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!” reaches its epic climax with a special 90-minute event! It’s all led to this as the Avengers face Loki for the fate of Earth in their biggest battle yet. Don’t miss the 90-minute “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!” event beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET on Disney XD this Sunday, June 26, and check back to Marvel.com every day this week for more Avengers goodies!

Captain America's shield... shattered!

Available for purchase:

Marvel The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Vol. 1

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Avengers Prime

Avengers, Vol. 1

Secret Avengers, Vol. 1: Mission to Mars

Avengers Assemble, Vol. 1

New Avengers animated episodes arrive on 5/15/05

Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Giant/Ant Man, the Wasp, Black Panther,the Hulk,  Hawkeye and more unite to fight the varied and sundry forces of evil. Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes enjoyed a magnificently successful opening series, Marvel Entertainment’s cartoon rendition of their greatest team continues. The first season featured some knock-out adventures, so expectations are high for year number two.

“The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!” returns to Disney XD this Sunday, May 15, at 10:00 a.m. ET with the first of seven all-new episodes! To celebrate the show’s return, we’ll bring you all-new previews of the series and behind-the-scenes looks at the series all week long! Keep it tuned to Marvel.com, and remember to watch an all-new episode of “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!” this Sunday on Disney XD!

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Check out the likes of the Human Torch and Malekith as well as your favorite Avengers, and get ready for our heroes’ coldest adventure yet in “The Casket of Ancient Winters”!

On the hottest day of the year, an ancient artifact is found…and a cold wind blows. An ancient Asgardian relic called the Casket of Ancient Winters has been opened, and the entire planet goes into a deep freeze. But as the rest of the Avengers deal with an invasion of Dark Elves and demons, Iron Man and Thor must put aside their differences to battle Malekith the Accursed.

Preview:

More on Marvel.com

Available on DVD:

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Vol. 1

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Vol. 2

The Avengers battle Kang the Conqueror in their latest animated adventure!

After being glimpsed briefly in the 18th micro-sode, the warrior from the 41st Century has arrived to battle the Avengers. Kang is the despotic time-traveling ruler of a future kingdom that is being threatened by events in the past. It has been established that Steve Rogers holds some special place in history that causes the chronal warlord some trouble, so things don’t look good for the shield-slinger.

From the trailer, it appears that the team is also wearing some Stark tech armor (read: toy tie-in).

The Man Who Stole Tomorrow Preview

(read more about Kang the Conqueror here)

Captain Marvel joins the Avengers this Sunday

Captain Marvel
The Kree Warrior Mar-Vell makes his debut appearance in the 15th episode of the Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, this weekend.

Sent to Earth as part of an assessment of the human race by the Kree, Mar-vell ended up going native and found that the Earthlings were in need of his abilities to defend them from alien threats such as the towering Kree Sentries. Mar-Vell’s journey took an unexpected turn, leading to his cosmic illumination into galactic protector as bearer of the nega-bands.

The upcoming animated version of Captain Marvel looks to be a fusion of the classic and Ultimate versions of the character along with a few new ideas mixed in for good measure.

The Avengers meet Captain Marvel in an all-new episode of “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!”

The Kree warrior comes to Earth, but will even his help be enough to keep the planet safe from the Sentries? Get a taste of all the action in this awesome preview, and tune in to Disney XD this Sunday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. ET for an all-new episode of “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!”

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