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"Ultimate Spider-Man," "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" May 2012 Episode Details

April 27, 2012 by James Harvey

Disney XD has provided Marvel Animation Age with episode loglines and details for the May 2012 installments of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and Ultimate Spider-Man, along with an additional special behind-the-scenes video for Ultimate Spider-Man.

Episode loglines for new installments of Ultimate Spider-Man and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes airing May 2012 have been provided to Marvel Animation Age by Disney XD. New episodes of both series are airing during the month of May 2012 as part of the Marvel Universe programming block on Disney XD.

Disney XD has provided the May 2012 episode loglines for new episodes of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Continue below for more.

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
May 6th, 2012 at 11:30am - 12:00pm (ET/PT) - "Michael Korvac"

The Avengers attempt to protect a mysterious man named Korvac from strange aliens that pursue him, but they soon realize that these aliens are the heroic Guardians of the Galaxy and that it is not Korvac who needs protection, but the Earth itself, in a new episode of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
May 13th, 2012 at 11:30am - 12:00pm (ET/PT) - "Who Do You Trust?"

The Avengers are torn apart when Nick Fury returns and reveals that the shapeshifting alien Skrulls have begun infiltrating Earth. The situation becomes worse when they learn a Skrull lurks within the Avengers, in a new episode of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
May 20th, 2012 at 11:30 - 12:00pm (ET/PT) - "The Ballad of Beta Ray Bill"

While searching for the fire demon Surtur, Thor is attacked by a powerful creature known as Beta Ray Bill, and the unthinkable happens when Bill lifts Thor's hammer as the two battle. Thor must ally himself with this strange warrior to save Asgard before Surtur and his demon army burn it to the ground, in a new episode of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.


The above details are also available at the Marvel Animation Age The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes subsite.

Guest stars for May 2012 episodes include Troy Baker as Michael Korvac, Alex Désert as Nick Fury, and Steve Blum as Beta Ray Bill.

"Michael Korvac" was written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and directed by Boyd Kirkland.

"Who Do You Trust?" was written by Brian Reed and directed by Gary Hartle.

"The Ballad of Beta Ray Bill" was written by Michael Ryan and directed by Steve Gordon.

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes airs Sundays at 11:30am (ET/PT) as part of the Marvel Universe programming block on Disney XD. Ultimate Spider-Man proceeds the show at 11am (ET/PT). The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes also re-airs Sundays at 8:30pm (ET/PT) on Disney XD.

Continue on for loglines for Ultimate Spider-Man episodes scheduled to air May 2012 on Disney XD. Also below is a special behind-the-scenes video promoting the new episode "Why I Hate Gym," debuting Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 11:00am (ET/PT) in Marvel Universe on Disney XD.

Ultimate Spider-Man
May 6th, 2012 at 11:00am - 11:30am (ET/PT) - "Exclusive"

Spider-Man finally agrees to a video interview with Mary Jane and she gets the exclusive scoop when she records Spidey and Hulk in an all-out battle across Manhattan, in a new episode of Ultimate Spider-Man.

Ultimate Spider-Man
May 13th, 2012 at 11:00am - 11:30am (ET/PT) - "Back in Black"

When the terrifying Venom returns, Spider-Man tries to stop the villain and save his best friend. Spidey must decide if he can trust his new teammates with the shocking truth about Venom before asking for their help, in a new episode of Ultimate Spider-Man.

Ultimate Spider-Man
May 20th, 2012 at 11:00am - 11:30am (ET/PT) - "Freaky"

Spider-Man and Wolverine must overcome their clashing styles and personalities to team up against super-villains Mesmero and Sabretooth. When they find themselves literally looking through each other's eyes, 'team-up' takes on a whole new meaning, in a new episode of Ultimate Spider-Man.


The above details are also available at the Marvel Animation Age Ultimate Spider-Man subsite.

Guest stars for May 2012 debuting episodes include Fred Tatasciore as Hulk, is Steve Blum as Wolverine, Dwight Schultz as Mesmero, and Peter Laurie as Sabretooth.

"Exclusive" was written by Man of Action and Dani Wolff and directed by Alex Soto.

"Back in Black" was written by Man of Action and directed by Phil Pignotti.

"Freaky" was written by Brian Michael Bendis and directed by Jeff Allen.

Additionally, Marvel has provided the following behind-the-scenes video and press details promoting the new Ultimate Spider-Man episode "Why I Hate Gym," debuting this Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 11:00am (ET/PT) as part of the Marvel Universe programming block on Disney XD. The video is in the Quicktime format. Continue below for more.



This Sunday, watch as Spider-Man and White Tiger team up to save Midtown High on a new episode of Ultimate Spider-Man, inside Marvel Universe on Disney XD at 11am/10c. Together, they must figure out how to unmask and beat a notorious villain at his own game. Check out this behind-the-scenes interview with Caitlyn Taylor Love (voice of White Tiger), as she gives the inside scoop on balancing heroics and homework, and how she keeps the other S.H.I.E.L.D. trainees in line while learning to master her powers.

Ultimate Spider-Man airs Sundays at 11:00am (ET/PT) as part of the Marvel Universe programming block on Disney XD. Ultimate Spider-Man also re-airs Sundays at 8:00pm (ET/PT) on Disney XD.

Stay tuned right here at Marvel Animation Age for further coverage on The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Spider-Man, and the Marvel Universe programming block.

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