An anthology series featuring superheroes published by Marvel Comics
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Captain America (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The patriotic sole recipient of a revolutionary body enhancement project battles evil as the star spangled defender of America.

Stars: Sandy Becker, Paul Kligman, Paul Soles
The Sub-Mariner (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The prince of the sunken city of Atlantis protects his home from all enemies both above and below the surface of the sea.

Stars: John Vernon, Bernard Cowan, Peg Dixon
Hulk (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The adventures of a nuclear scientist cursed with the tendency to turning into a huge green brute under stress.

Stars: Peg Dixon, Max Ferguson, Paul Soles
Iron Man (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An inventive munitions industrialist fights the forces of evil using a revolutionary suit of power armor.

Stars: Peg Dixon, John Vernon, Bernard Cowan
Mighty Thor (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Fantasy | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The contemporary adventures of the Norse god of thunder and lightning.

Stars: Bernard Cowan, Peg Dixon, Chris Wiggins
The Fantastic Four (TV Series 1978)
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The super-elastic Mr. Fantastic, the force field-wielding Invisible Girl, the orange rock-covered Thing and the data-crammed robot Herbie make up a team of superheroes dedicated to thwarting would-be world-dominating villains.

Stars: Mike Road, Ginny Tyler, Ted Cassidy
Iron Man (1994–1996)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Industrialist Tony Stark leads his private team of superheros as Iron Man against the forces of evil.

Stars: Robert Hays, John Reilly, Jim Cummings
Silver Surfer (1998)
Animation | Sci-Fi | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The adventures of the cosmic wanderer as he seeks his lost home after rebelling from his master.

Stars: Paul Essiembre, James Blendick, Camilla Scott
Superman (TV Series 1988)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Man of Steel fights evil in the city of Metropolis and beyond

Stars: Beau Weaver, Ginny McSwain, Mark L. Taylor
The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin
The Incredible Hulk (1982–1983)
Action | Animation | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A research scientist is cursed with the tendency to turn into a giant green brute under stress.

Stars: Michael Bell, Susan Blu, William Callaway
The Incredible Hulk (1996–1998)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A nuclear scientist is afflicted with the tendency to change into a powerful green monster under stress.

Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Neal McDonough, John Vernon
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This cartoon series, characterized by extremely limited animation, features five of the most popular super-powered heroes from Marvel Comics: the Incredible Hulk, the Mighty Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, and the Sub-Mariner, each of whom is the star of 13 episodes, adding to a total of 65. All episodes are divided into three seven-minute segments separated by a short description of one of the other four heroes featured in the series. The Incredible Hulk, into whom scientist Bruce Banner changes whenever excited, angered, or bombarded by gamma rays from a machine, frequently combats the Leader, a villainous genius with a gamma-ray-mutated brain. Captain America's foe, the Red Skull, opposes him in World War II Europe, where Captain America's original self, Captain Steve Rogers, is stationed as a soldier. Thunder-God Mighty Thor's evil brother, Loki, concocts nature-twisting schemes in his vain effort to vanquish Thor, Thor's human half, Dr. Donald Blake, and Thor/Blake's love, Nurse... Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Owing to the short production schedule, this series is primarily animated through xerography using the actual comic book stories and artwork published by Marvel Comics with minimal animation. See more »

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Bad Animation + Goofy Sound Effects = Great Fun
27 February 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I'm a huge superhero fan but in recent years have come to be able to poke gentle fun at my interests. The entire Marvel superheroes line is great for that because of the unintentional humour involved. 1960s Marvel, while groundbreaking has always had its goofy side, and these cartoons only heighten these elements. First of all, they take comic book artwork (which was often solid enough on its own) and animate it minimally in extremely silly looking ways (often repeating the same effects over and over during an episode). They they add in often funny sunny sound effects. These are heightened by the fact that onomatopoeia sometimes appears on the screen, and it more often than not fails to match the sounds you're hearing. Finally since story material is swiped from different comics, you get stuff like Iron Man or Doctor Doom's armour changing appearance back and forth at random. Great unintentionally humourous fun for any superhero fan who does not take him/herself too serious.

One final mention: some collections of Marvel material, including but not limited to material from this series, have an advertisement for Marvel collections with the most bored sounding announcer you'll ever hear talking about how you'll be thrilled by these exciting adventures and so on. This monotone delivery of supposedly thrilling material is worth seeking out in its own right.


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