SDCC2011: G4 "Marvel Anime" Previewed; Scott Porter Named "X-Men" Cyclops Voice Actor
Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel Television, introduced Marvel’s new line of cartoons debuting on G4. With stories by Warren Ellis, Iron Man (starring Adrian Pasdar), Wolverine (starring Milo Ventimiglia), The X-Men, and Blade have been given the anime treatment by Madhouse Inc. A sneak peek of the X-Men anime showed the team facing off against the Phoenix, with visual designs from Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s Astonishing X-Men run and Scott Porter starring as Cyclops. Loeb also presented a full episode of Wolverine based around the hero’s encounter with the villain Omega Red. Iron Man and Wolverine premiered on G4 on July 23, 2011.