‘Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ Cartoon Debuts October 20
The latest animated series based on Marvel Comics superheroes finally has a start date. "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" will premiere October 20 on Disney XD, with the full two-part episode available on digital platforms iTunes, Xbox Live, Sony Playstation and Disney XD Mobile VOD the next day. Produced by Marvel itself, "Avengers" stars Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, Ant-Man/Giant Man and Wasp. Nick Fury appears in the season premiere.From Disney's official press release:
The Disney XD premiere of "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" will be preceded by an ambitious rollout of supplemental content across multiple platforms. Twenty 5.5-minute "micro-episodes" have been created to introduce the Avengers to those who may be unfamiliar, and they will be released consecutively over 20 days exclusively on digital platforms including Disney XD's Avengers page, Marvel.com, MarvelKids.com and Disney XD Mobile.
You can deal with that, or you can just wait until Monday, October 11, when Disney XD will broadcast all 20 micro-episodes over the course of that week before making them available On Demand via most cable providers.