Posts Tagged ‘Spider-Man’

Marvel Animation Age Interviews "Ultimate Spider-Man" Composer Kevin Manthei

by Ed Liuon June 1, 2012
The Marvel Animation Age has interviewed Kevin Manthei, composer for the new Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon airing on Disney XD. Among other topics, Manthei discusses his approach to the show and its mercurial sensibilities, how he scores an individual episode, favorite character themes or work on the show thus far, why music he submits isn’t always […]

"Ultimate Spider-Man": Novel New Take on the Web-Slinger

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2012
While Spectacular Spider-Man hewed extremely closely to the stories and characterization in Stan and Steve’s original comics, Ultimate Spider-Man is far more willing to play with the formula in sensible ways, straying pretty far even from the newer comic book series from which it takes its title. Fury’s offer to Spider-Man makes perfect sense and […]

SDCC2011: New Details and Voice Cast of "Ultimate Spider-Man" Revealed

by Jeffrey Harrison July 24, 2011
Jeph Loeb headed up the Marvel TV panel on Saturday at the San Diego Comic-Con. During the panel, Loeb showed the fans in attendance the sizzle reel and official trailer for the new Disney XD animated series, Ultimate Spider-Man. The following voice actors were named for the series: Drake Bell as Peter Parker/Spider-Man Chi McBride […]

Disney Channel Upfront 2011: Phineas & Ferb, Ultimate Spider-Man, TRON: Uprising

by Ed Liuon March 16, 2011
The Disney Channels Upfront 2011 presentation was held today in New York City, with Carolina Lightcap (President, Disney Channels Worldwide) highlighting new series and returning shows on Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior. (click to enlarge) “Gravity Falls” (new animated series) This animated comedy tells the story of twins Dipper and Mabel – two […]

Man of Action on "Ultimate Spider-Man"

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2010
MTV’s Splash Page weblog spoke with Joe Kelly and Steven T. Seagle at New York Comic Con 2010 about the Ultimate Spider-Man show premiering in 2011: Movie Trailers – Movies Blog Beyond the video clip above, Seagle and Kelly discussed their approach to Peter Parker in Ultimate Spider-Man, the guest stars they are planning to […]

Marvel Announces Creative Team for "Ultimate Spider-Man" Animated Series

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2010
Following up on announcements made at San Diego Comic Con 2010 and in an interview with MTV, Marvel Entertainment has announced that award-winning writer Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series and Lost) will be joining writer Brian Michael Bendis (Ultimate Spider-Man comic series) and Man of Action Studios (Ben 10, Generator Rex) on the upcoming […]

Greg Weisman Looks Back at "Spectacular Spider-Man"

by Ed Liuon July 20, 2010
The Spectacular Webs podcast has posted a two-hour interview with Greg Weisman about The Spectacular Spider-Man, which covers a wide range of material from character details that were not explicitly specified in the series, production of the two seasons of the show, psychological makeup of many of the show’s characters, and plans he had for […]

No Returns for "Spectacular Spider-Man" or "Wolverine & the X-Men"

by Ed Liuon April 15, 2010
The Marvel Animation Age has posted two updates on older Marvel Animation shows. According to producer Greg Weisman, the announcement of a new Ultimate Spider-Man animated TV series effectively means that The Spectacular Spider-Man will not be renewed for a new season, although Marvel Animation President Eric Rollman stated that the decision to greenlight more […]

"Spider-Man" (1994) Animated Series Streaming from

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2009
Marvel Digital has announced that the 1994 Spider-Man animated TV series will begin broadcasting on in streaming video, with the first episode available now and a new episode being added each week. The full press release follows: MARVEL DIGITAL LAUNCHES 1990’s HIT ANIMATED SERIES SPIDER-MAN First episode available on on August 5, 2009 […]