EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES Canceled for New AVENGERS Series?
by Albert Ching, Newsarama Staff Writer
Date: 07 June 2012 Time: 01:26 PM ET
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Multiple outlets say that Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes will be ending its run on Disney XD after two seasons, in favor of a new animated series starting in 2013.Sources including Marvel TV News cite a "print only" press release stating the following: Comic Book Movie that Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes was targeted for cancellation, in favor of a new show closer in line to the recently launched Ultimate Spider-Man series, its partner on the Sunday morning "Marvel Universe" programming block. Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes debuted on Oct. 20, 2010, with the currently unfolding second season starting on April 1 of this year. The show has featured a large cast — including the movie Avengers along with Wasp, Hank Pym, Black Panther and more — plus guest appearances from characters such as Luke Cage, Iron Fist and the Guardians of the Galaxy. Marvel declined to comment on the story, or the veracity of the press release. Keep reading Newsarama for more as this develops. Got a comment? There's lots of conversation on Newsarama's FACEBOOK and TWITTER!