Western Animation: The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
I was standing on my own, but now I'm not alone...note
Iron Man: One on one, we can each take down a villain or two, but 74... none of us can do it alone. Together we have a chance. What we did here, it can change things. The world needs us, but not as SHIELD agents. As a team of our own. Together, we can avenge the wrongs caused by all these villains. The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
Wasp: We can be Avengers.
Hulk: Huh. Good name.
is a show on Disney XD
, based on the Marvel Comics
series The Avengers.
The original head writer was Christopher Yost, who developed the show along with producer Josh Fine, as well as Ciro Nieli.
The series begins with a mysterious, massive breakout at each of the world's four super-villain prisons, releasing a horde of super-powered criminals upon the world. Brought together by the massive threat posed by the escaped Graviton, the team known as the Avengers are born — they are the Earth's Mightiest Heroes!
Originally, the team consists of The Incredible Hulk
, Iron Man
, The Wasp
, and The Mighty Thor
, with Captain America
, the Black Panther
, Ms. Marvel
, and a host of other heroes ready to join them. Together, they deal with such threats as the terrorist organization HYDRA
, the mystical trickster god Loki
, the shapeshifting Skrull aliens, and many many more.
The series premiered on October 20th, 2010. Prior to this, Disney XD premiered a series of micro-episodes to introduce us to the series, which can be seen here
. Combined with the actual series, they all add up to two seasons with twenty-six episodes each. The series finale has an airdate of November 11, 2012. note
Two series of tie-in comics also exist: A four-issue miniseries, and a series of additional comics published under the "all-ages" Marvel Universe
banner. (Tropes for the comics can be found at The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
This is the second attempt at The Avengers having their own animated series, the short-lived The Avengers: United They Stand
being the first.
This series has several character sheets
and a recap page
. Also visit this crowner
, to help vote on the best episode.
Not to be confused with the mid-2000s comic series The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
Tropes associated with both the micro-episodes and TV series:
Forever fight as one.