The Incredible Hulk teams up with Red Hulk, She-Hulk, Skaar, and Rick Jones aka A-Bomb to battle the forces of evil in front of cameras for Rick's web-based series to show the Hulk is more hero than monster.
After an explosion at the school, the X-Men went their seperate ways. But they must unite once again under the leadership of Wolverine to prevent an inevitable war while also dealing with present problems.
Can the world's most powerful team of Super Heroes put aside their differences and learn to live together under one roof long enough to save the world from ultimate destruction? The answer will be revealed when the Red Skull and M.O.D.O.K. wage war on The Avengers. Written by
Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Avengers Assemble is an anemic shadow of the series it replaced (the vastly superior Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes). AA's characters are flat and lifeless, its team dynamic is flat and lifeless, its animation is flat and lifeless, its dialog and plots... you get the idea.
The fourth episode of AA in particular highlights every ugly shortcoming of the one-off storytelling structure. Where EMH was allowed to build intelligent and satisfying season-long story arcs, AA is stuck trying to cram a stand-alone story into one episode. (This was an intentional creative choice, made by someone over at Marvel TV who seems to think that their viewing audience has, on average, the intellect and attention span of a five year old.) The result is a muddled, disjointed mess, where the audience is given by turns too much exposition (boring) and too little (confusing, and inevitably also boring when the backstory fails to be engaging).
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