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 6.5/10 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
Iron Man (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 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 6.9/10 X  

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

Stars: Bernard Cowan, Peg Dixon, Chris Wiggins
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 (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
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
Spider-Man (1981–1987)
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The web slinging superhero battles crime in New York City.

Stars: Ted Schwartz, William Woodson, Mona Marshall
Fantastic Four (1994–1996)
Action | Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The adventures of Marvel Comic's greatest superhero team.

Stars: Beau Weaver, Lori Alan, Quinton Flynn
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

With the powers given by the bite of a radioactive spider, a young man fights crime as a wall-crawling superhero.

Stars: Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon, Chip Fields
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
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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great characters,cheesy cartoons, fond memories.
2 May 2004 | by (monster island) – See all my reviews

In 1969,when I was a wee lad o' five,a hometown TV station, channel 19,went on the air.Their schedule consisted of a lot of recently cancelled network fare and a truly great line up of kid-oriented programming.Flintstones,Ultraman,Spider-Man and of course, the Marvel superheroes.It was my first exposure to great characters like the Mighty Thor,the Incredible Hulk (who scared me just a little),Iron Man,Captain America, and the Sub-Mariner.

Okay, so maybe the animation was sub-par, even when compared to other cartoons made at the time.The animators, working on a tight budgets and schedules,took their storylines directly from the comics, actually clipping panels from the comic books themselves to use in the animation.I didn't care. I was five. What did I know? After all the characters were colorful and neat,especially the villains and the stories were quickly-paced and action packed.

It's 35 years later...Life is a little more complicated,Channel 19 was eventually swallowed up by the Fox corporation,and these old cartoons still posess a strange appeal.I recently purchased the entire series on DVD and have enjoyed seeing them again in all their cheesy glory.

Interestingly enough, I found out years later than Iron Man (and a few other characters) were voiced by John (Dean Wormer in "Animal House") Vernon. Chris Wiggins (from the syndicated "Friday the 13th" TV series) voiced Thor.






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