List of television series based on Marvel Comics

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Below is a list of television series based on properties of Marvel Comics. This list includes live-action and animated series.

Live-action[edit]

Title Original airing Network Notes / Refs
Former
Spidey Super Stories 1974–1977 PBS 29 segments on seasons 4–6 of The Electric Company[1][2]
The Amazing Spider-Man 1977–1979 CBS 13 episodes[3]
The Incredible Hulk 1977–1982 83 episodes and 3 reunion television films
Spider-Man 1978–1979 Tokyo Channel 12 41 episodes and a film. Japanese co-production with Toei Company.
Mutant X 2001–2004 Syndicated 66 episodes
Blade: The Series 2006 Spike 13 episodes. Takes place after the events of Blade: Trinity.
Agent Carter 2015–2016 ABC 18 episodes. Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Iron Fist 2017–2018 Netflix 23 episodes. Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The Defenders 2017 8-episode miniseries. Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Inhumans ABC 8 episodes. Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Versions of the first two episodes screened in IMAX theaters before its premiere on ABC.
Ongoing
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2013–present ABC Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Renewed for a sixth season.
Daredevil 2015–present Netflix Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Both renewed for a third season.
Jessica Jones
Luke Cage 2016–present Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Legion 2017–present FX Renewed for a third season
The Gifted Fox
The Punisher Netflix Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. All renewed for a second season.
Runaways Hulu
Cloak & Dagger 2018–present Freeform
Picked up for series
New Warriors 2018 TBD Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe[4]
In development
Untitled John Ridley-developed series TBA ABC [5][6] As of August 2017, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey was "not sure" if Ridley was still working on the project.[7]
Untitled Allan Heinberg-developed series Focusing on female superheroes[8]
Untitled series Disney streaming service [9]
Untitled Loki limited series Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe[10]
Untitled Scarlet Witch limited series

From Marvel imprints[edit]

Title Original airing Network Notes / Refs
Former
Night Man 1997–1999 Syndicated 44 episodes. From the Malibu Comics imprint.
Powers 2015–2016 PlayStation Network 20 episodes. From the Icon Comics imprint.
In development
Scarlet TBA Cinemax From the Icon Comics imprint[11][12]
Untitled Kingsman series Fox

Web series[edit]

Title Year Airing location Notes / Refs
WHIH Newsfront 2015–present YouTube Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot 2016 ABC.com Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Spin-off to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Pilots[edit]

Title Year Network Notes / Refs
Power Pack 1991 NBC
Most Wanted 2016 ABC Intended as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and a spin-off to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.[13][14] Not ordered to series.[15]

Unproduced series[edit]

The following potential series have either been confirmed to no longer be in development, or no further updates regarding their development status have been provided.

Title Network Notes / Refs
Skrull Kill Krew Unknown [16][17]
Alter Ego
Moon Knight
Empire of the Dead AMC Planned adaptation of George A. Romero's comic series[18]
Damage Control ABC Planned as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe[19]
Hellfire Fox Planned as part of the X-Men film series universe[20][21]

Animated[edit]

Title Studio Original airing Network Notes / Refs
The Marvel Super Heroes Grantray-Lawrence Animation / Marvel Comics Group 1966 ABC Anthology with rotating segments
Fantastic Four Hanna-Barbera Productions / Marvel Comics Group 1967–1968
Spider-Man Grantray-Lawrence Animation / Krantz Films / Marvel Comics Group 1967–1970
The New Fantastic Four DePatie-Freleng Enterprises / Marvel Comics Animation 1978 NBC
Fred and Barney Meet The Thing Hanna-Barbera Productions / Marvel Comics Group 1979
Spider-Woman DePatie-Freleng Enterprises / Marvel Comics Animation 1979–1980 ABC
Spider-Man Marvel Productions 1981–1982 Syndication
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 1981–1983 NBC
The Incredible Hulk 1982–1983
X-Men Graz Entertainment / Marvel Entertainment Group / Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / Genesis Entertainment / New World Animation 1992–1997 Fox Kids
Fantastic Four Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Films / Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / Genesis Entertainment / New World Animation 1994–1996 Syndication Part of The Marvel Action Hour.
Iron Man
Spider-Man Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Films (1994–1997) / Marvel Studios (1997–1998) / Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / New World Animation 1994–1998 Fox Kids
The Incredible Hulk Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Films / Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / New World Animation 1996–1997 UPN Kids
Silver Surfer Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Studios / Saban Entertainment 1998 Fox Kids
Spider-Man Unlimited Marvel Studios / Saban Entertainment 1999–2001
The Avengers: United They Stand 1999–2000
X-Men: Evolution Film Roman / Marvel Studios 2000–2003 Kids' WB
Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Mainframe Entertainment / Marvel Entertainment / Adelaide Productions 2003 MTV
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Studios / MoonScoop Group / M6 / Cartoon Network Europe / Taffy Entertainment 2006–2007 Cartoon Network
The Spectacular Spider-Man Culver Entertainment / Marvel Entertainment / Adelaide Productions 2008–2009 Kids' WB / The CW4Kids (season 1) / Disney XD (season 2)
Wolverine and the X-Men Marvel Studios / Marvel Entertainment / Toonz Entertainment / First Serve International / Liberation Entertainment / EVA Finance GmbH / Marvel Animation 2009 Nicktoons
Iron Man: Armored Adventures Marvel Animation / Marvel Entertainment / Method Animation / DQ Entertainment / France 2 / Isle of Man Film / Genius / LuxAnimation / Fabrique D'Images / France Télévisions / Onyx Lux 2009–2012
The Super Hero Squad Show Film Roman / Ingenious Media / Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation 2009–2011 Cartoon Network
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes 2010–2013 Disney XD
Marvel Knights: Black Panther Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Knights Animation / Hudlin Entertainment / Titmouse, Inc. / BET 2010 (U.S.) / 2010–2011 (Australia) BET (U.S.) / ABC Me (Australia) 6-episode motion comic
Marvel Anime: Iron Man Madhouse / Marvel Entertainment 2010–2011 (Japan) / 2011–2012 (U.S.) G4 (U.S.) / Sci Fi Channel (Australia) 12-episode anime series
Marvel Anime: Wolverine
Marvel Anime: X-Men
Marvel Anime: Blade
Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Film Roman / Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation 2012–2017 Disney XD
Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. 2013–2015
Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers Toei Animation / Marvel Entertainment / The Walt Disney Company Japan 2014–2015 (Japan) / 2015–2016 (Malaysia) TX Network (Japan) / Disney XD (Southeast Asia) (Malaysia) Anime, 51-episode series
Ongoing
Marvel's Avengers Assemble Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation 2013–present Disney XD
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 2015–present
Marvel Future Avengers Madhouse / Marvel Entertainment / The Walt Disney Company Japan 2017–present Dlife Anime. Renewed for a second season.
Marvel's Spider-Man Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation Disney XD [22]
Big Hero 6: The Series Disney Television Animation Disney XD (original series) / Disney Channel (redone series) Continuation of the 2014 film loosely based on Marvel Comics.[23]

From Marvel imprints[edit]

Title Original airing Network Notes / Refs
Ultraforce 1994–1995 USA Network From the Malibu Comics imprint
Men in Black: The Animated Series 1997–2001 Kids' WB

Pilots[edit]

Title Original airing Network
X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men 1989 Syndicated
Solarman 1992 Fox Kids

TV specials[edit]

Title Year Network Notes / Refs
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel 2013 Disney Channel / Disney XD It aired on August 16, 2013, on Disney Channel and on August 25, 2013 on Disney XD.

Direct-to-video and digital motion comics[edit]

Title Original airing Episodes
Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. June 14, 2011 (DVD) 5[24]
Astonishing X-Men: Gifted October 27, 2009 (iTunes)
September 28, 2010 (DVD)
6[25]
Iron Man: Extremis April 16, 2010 (iTunes) 6[25]
Thor / Loki: Blood Brothers March 14, 2011 (iTunes) 4[26]
Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous April 10, 2012 (DVD) 6[27]
Astonishing X-Men: Torn August 14, 2012 (DVD) 6[28]
Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable November 13, 2012 (DVD) 7[29]
Inhumans April 23, 2013 (DVD) 12[30]
Wolverine: Origin July 9, 2013 (DVD) 6[31]
Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk September 10, 2013 (DVD) 6[30]
Wolverine Versus Sabretooth January 14, 2014 (DVD) 6[32]
Wolverine: Weapon X: Tomorrow Dies Today May 13, 2014 (DVD) 6[33]
Eternals September 16, 2014 (DVD) 10[34]
Wolverine Versus Sabretooth: Reborn March 24, 2015 (DVD) 4[35]

Web series, shorts series[edit]

Title Original running Production company(s) Airing location Notes / Refs
Marvel Rising: Initiation 2018 Marvel Animation Disney XD 6 episodes.
Ongoing
Marvel Superheroes: What the--?! 2009–present Marvel Entertainment Marvel.com 50 episodes.[36]
Marvel's Rocket & Groot 2017–present Marvel Animation / Passion Animation Studios Disney XD 12 episodes.[37]
Marvel's Ant-Man 6 episodes.[38][39]
Marvel Super Hero Adventures Marvel Animation Disney Channel (Disney Junior block) / Disney Junior / YouTube (Marvel HQ channel) 10 episodes.[40][41]
Upcoming
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur TBA Marvel Animation / Titmouse, Inc. / Cinema Gipsy Productions TBA [42]

Unproduced series[edit]

Title Network Notes / Refs
Untitled Deadpool animated series FXX [43][44]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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