Programs based on Marvel Comics characters

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The following is a list of programs that are based upon characters that originated in Marvel Comics.

Contents

TV Shows

Title Format Network Years Universe Notes
The Marvel Superheroes Animated First-run syndication 1966
The Fantastic Four Animated ABC 1967–69
Spider-Man Animated ABC 1967–70
The Electric Company Variety PBS 1974–77 Spidey Super Stories segment only
The Incredible Hulk Live action CBS 1978–82
The Amazing Spider-Man Live action CBS 1978
Supaidā-Man Live action Tokyo Channel 12 1978–79
The Fantastic Four Animated NBC 1978
Spider-Woman Animated ABC 1979–80
The Thing Animated NBC 1979
Spider-Man Animated First-run syndication 1981
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Animated NBC 1981–83
The Incredible Hulk Animated NBC 1982–83
X-Men Animated First-run syndication 1989 Only the pilot, Pryde of the X-Men, was produced
Power Pack Live action NBC 1991 Only an unaired pilot was produced
X-Men Animated FOX 1992–97 MAU
Iron Man Animated First-run syndication 1994–96 MAU
Fantastic Four Animated First-run syndication 1994–96 MAU
Spider-Man: The Animated Series Animated FOX 1994–98 MAU
The Incredible Hulk Animated UPN 1996–97 MAU
Silver Surfer Animated FOX 1998 MAU
Spider-Man Unlimited Animated FOX 1999–2000 MAU
The Avengers: United They Stand Animated FOX 1999–2000 MAU
X-Men Evolution Animated WB 2000–03
Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Animated MTV 2003
Blade: The Series Live-action Spike TV 2006
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes Animated Cartoon Network 2006–2007
The Spectacular Spider-Man Animated The CW 2008
Disney XD 2009
Wolverine and the X-Men Animated YTV 2008–09 Nicktoons Network in USA
Iron Man: Armored Adventures Animated Teletoon 2008–  Nicktoons Network in USA
The Super Hero Squad Show Animated Cartoon Network 2009–11
Black Panther Animated ABC3 2010
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Animated Disney XD 2010–12
Iron Man Anime Animax 2010 MA G4 in USA
Wolverine Anime Animax 2011 MA G4 in USA
X-Men Anime Animax 2011 MA G4 in USA
Blade Anime Animax 2011 MA G4 in USA
Ultimate Spider-Man Animated Disney XD 2012–  MU
Avengers Assemble Animated Disney XD 2013–  MU
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Animated Disney XD 2013–15 MU
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Live-action ABC 2013–  MCU
Marvel Disk Wars: Avengers Anime TV Tokyo 2014–15
Agent Carter Live-action ABC 2015–  MCU
Daredevil Live-action Netflix 2015–  MCU
Guardians of the Galaxy Animated Disney XD 2015–  MU
Jessica Jones Live-action Netflix 2015–  MCU
Marvel's Most Wanted Live action ABC 2016 MCU Only an unaired pilot was produced
Luke Cage Live-action Netflix 2016–  MCU
Legion Live-action FX 2017 Upcoming
Iron Fist Live-action Netflix TBA MCU Upcoming
Marvel's Cloak and Dagger Live-action Freeform TBA MCU Upcoming
The Defenders Live-action Netflix TBA MCU Upcoming

Universes

Planned but Unproduced

Other TV shows had been planned at times that didn't get made. In some cases, TV movies were produced to act as a backdoor pilot, but the series weren't picked up. These include Dr. Strange and Nick Fury: Agent of Shield. Additionally, there has been two cases where a TV series was planned, this time Hulk: Gamma Corps and Thor, but they were cancelled before they were produced.

TV Movies

Note, this does not include TV movies which are considered part of a series, as The Incredible Hulk and The Amazing Spider-Man had.

Title Network Airdate
Dr. Strange CBS September 6, 1978
Captain America CBS January 19, 1979
Captain America II: Death Too Soon CBS November 23, 1979
Generation X FOX February 20, 1996
Nick Fury: Agent of Shield FOX May 26, 1998
Man-Thing Sci Fi Channel April 30, 2005

TV Specials