An anthology series featuring superheroes published by Marvel Comics
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Captain America (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action
    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
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
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
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
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
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
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Matt Salinger, Ronny Cox, Ned Beatty
The Incredible Hulk (1996–1998)
Action | Animation | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 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
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English
Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill
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
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
Spider Man (1978–1979)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

To fight against the evil Iron Cross Army, led by the space emperor Professor Monster, a daredevil motorcyclist transforms into the famous Marvel Superhero, with a racecar and giant ... See full summary »

Stars: Shinji Tôdô, Mitsuo Andô, Yukie Kagawa
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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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Spoofed in How It Should Have Ended: Captain America (2011) See more »

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Correction on # of episodes
17 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I remember watching this exciting series back in the fall of 1978 on WPIX-TV, CH.11 (which is now the WB 11) . I distinctly remember watching the fall promo all summer long in New York City. I believe the station brought it back because of the "Incredible Hulk" live-action series, starring the late Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno, that was to appear on CBS that same fall. I believe the Marvel Series always started out with a Hulk episode. Although the animation was limited, the cartoons were based on actual Marvel stories from the 1960's. The voice-overs, the narrations and the background music brought an adventurous and serious element to the animated series, which makes up for the animation.

I keep seeing in many people's comments that there was 13 episodes for each of the 5 Marvel heroes (Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, Thor and the Sub-mariner). I believe that is in error. There were 13 story lines per character with 3 episodes comprising a storyline. Therefore, there was a total of 39 episodes per character giving a grand total of 195 episodes.

Lastly, I read that all of the 195 episodes of the Marvel Superheroes will be coming out on DVD this summer to coincide the release of the new Fantastic Four movie slated for July 2005. The release date for the series will be June 28th, 2005.


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