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"The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" Scheduling, Videogame Updates
September 01, 2010 by James Harvey
New details for the upcoming Disney XD and Teletoon debuts of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes animated series and the accompanied micro-series. Also included is an update on the forthcoming Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions videogame.
The Canadian network Teletoon is scheduled to premiere the The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes animated series next month on the network, but is also tentatively scheduled to debut spin-off "micro-episodes" later this month online. The The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes micro-episodes are five-minute animated installments which will provide background for the major heroes and villains in the highly-anticipated upcoming series. The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes is set to feature a rotating cast of major characters, heroes and villains, over the first two seasons.
The micro-episodes will be primarily featured on the official Marvel.com, Teletoon and Disney XD websites, and are set to be aired on the Disney XD network. Disney XD is set to air the first The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes micro-episode "Iron Man is Born!" on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 8:30pm (ET).
Micro-episodes are currently set to debut day-and-date both online and on television for American audiences. Teletoon can not currently confirm any similar broadcast plans for the The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes micro-episodes on the Canadian network. There are twenty The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes in total, according to representatives from Marvel Animation.
Teletoon has previously released the following official details for the upcoming animated series The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
Premieres Friday, October 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
New Series • 26 x 30 min
When the planet is threatened by Super Villains, time traveling conquerors, alien invaders, mythical monsters or mad robots bent on the total destruction of humanity, the Avengers assemble. From Iron Man and Captain America to Thor and The Incredible Hulk, the earth’s mightiest heroes come together to protect the planet from menaces.
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes will debut new episodes every Friday at 8:00pm (ET), with reruns to air the following Sunday at 12:00pm (ET). Stay tuned for further The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes here soon at Marvel Animation Age.
Additionally, Activision Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Entertainment have released the new launch trailer for the upcoming Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions videogame title, the newest entry of non-stop heroic action to star the iconic wall-crawler. The video game is scheduled to hit September 7th, 2010 on all major consoles and will allow players to travel through four different worlds as distinctly different versions of Spider-Man from four different Marvel universes. Please click on the image below to view the trailer and scroll down for the related press details, courtesy of Activision. The trailer is presented in the Quicktime format.
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions is a thrilling action-packed adventure set in four dramatically different universes from legendary Spider-Man lore, each with a distinct Spider-Man armed with unique skills and strengths, in one original storyline. Players will be transported to new locations never before seen in a Spider-Man game, from lush jungles and dusty deserts to various urban terrains. Acclaimed Marvel comic book writer Dan Slott takes players on a mission to contain the magical energy of the Tablet of Order and Chaos, which has been shattered and sent hurtling across parallel universes, and battle fan-favorite villains in a quest to restore the fabric of reality. For more info and assets, check out the game's official site at www.SpiderManDimensions.com.
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions will be available September 7th, 2010 on all major consoles. Click here for further details and media from the upcoming release. Stay tuned for further updates here soon at Marvel Animation Age.
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