Media Release — The most-anticipated new show of 2012 is almost here—Ultimate Spider-Man swings into the Marvel Universe block on Disney XD on April 1, giving fans of all ages a whole new look at the world’s greatest Super Hero…and he’s not alone! Joining Peter Parker on his journey to becoming the Ultimate Spider-Man are Marvel’s most exciting teen Super Heroes. But who are these top secret characters making their Marvel animation debuts?
Every day this week, beginning today at 3pm, swing on by Marvel.com for exclusive official announcements—and new screen grabs—of the Super Heroes joining Ultimate Spider-Man, with exclusive commentary from superstars like Man of Action (Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, and Steven T. Seagle), Paul Dini, Brian Bendis, Cort Lane and the Head of Marvel Television himself, Jeph Loeb!
It all begins right here on Marvel.com with an exclusive introduction to the world of Ultimate Spider-Man from Joe Quesada, Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer. How was the show developed? Which Marvel artists contributed to the show’s unique look? And how does this series fit into the larger Spider-Man mythos? Joe Q has the answers, exclusively at Marvel.com (insert story link).
So what are you waiting for? Head over to your friendly neighborhood web browser and check out Marvel.com (insert story link) for the exclusive first look at the surprises in store for fans in Ultimate Spider-Man, premiering April 1 on Disney XD.
About Disney XD
Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multi-platform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for Kids age 6-14, hyper-targeting boys and their quest for discovery, accomplishment, sports, adventure and humor. Disney XD branded content spans television, online, mobile and VOD platforms. The programming includes series, movies and short-form, as well as sports-themed programming developed with ESPN. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 78 million households via its basic cable and satellite affiliates. For more information visit http://www.DisneyXD.com/
About Marvel Entertainment:
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit http://www.marvel.com/