Marvel animation movies have brought Marvel comic books to life in a way that can be enjoyed by kids and adults of all ages.
Whether you are watching a Saturday morning cartoon or enjoying a Marvel animated movie in the afternoon, you’ll never grow old with these comic classics.
Marvel Animation is located in Burbank, CA, at the Disney Grand Central Creative Campus and was founded on January 25, 2008.
Marvel Animation is an American animation production company created to coordinate Marvel’s mission of Marvel animation movies for the American consumer. Visit the official Marvel careers page if you want to join this heroic team of animators and storywriters.
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Enjoy the new Marvel anime on Disney Plus 2023, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. Stay tuned for more upcoming Marvel animated movies.
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Marvel Animation TV and Movie List
- Ultimate Avengers 2 | 8/8/2006
- The Invincible Iron Man | 1/23/2007
- Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme | 8/14/2007
- Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow | 9/2/2008
- Wolverine and the X-Men | 1/24/2009
- Hulk Vs | 1/27/2009
- Iron Man: Armored Adventures | 4/24/2009
- The Super Hero Squad Show | 9/14/2009
- Astonishing X-Men: Gifted | 10/27/2009
- Planet Hulk | 2/2/2010
- Iron Man: Extremis | 4/16/2010
- Black Panther | 6/23/2010
- The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes | 10/20/2010
- Thor / Loki: Blood Brothers | 3/14/2011
- Thor: Tales of Asgard | 5/17/2011
- Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. | 6/14/2011
- Iron Man | 7/29/2011
- Wolverine | 7/29/2011
- X-Men | 10/21/2011
- Blade | 1/13/2012
- Ultimate Spider-Man | 4/1/2012
- Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous | 4/10/2012
- Astonishing X-Men: Torn | 8/14/2012
- Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable | 11/13/2012
- Iron Man: Rise of Technovore | 4/9/2013
- Inhumans | 4/23/2013
- Avengers Assemble | 5/26/2013
- Wolverine: Origin | 7/9/2013
- Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. | 8/11/2013
- Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk | 9/10/2013
- Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United | 12/3/2013
- Wolverine Versus Sabretooth | 1/14/2014
- Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher | 3/11/2014
- Wolverine: Weapon X: Tomorrow Dies Today | 5/13/2014
- Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United | 7/29/2014
- Eternals | 9/16/2014
- Wolverine Versus Sabretooth: Reborn | 3/24/2015
- Guardians of the Galaxy | 9/26/2015
- Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! | 12/11/2015
- Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell | 10/21/2016
- Rocket & Groot shorts | 3/27/2017
- Ant-Man shorts | 6/10/2017
- Spider-Man | 8/19/2017
- Marvel Super Hero Adventures shorts | 10/13/2017
- Marvel Rising: Initiation shorts | 8/13/2018
- Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors | 9/30/2018
- Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts | 1/16/2019
- Marvel Rising: Young Storytellers shorts | 2/8/2019
- Marvel Rising: Ultimate Comics shorts | 2/20/2019
- Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron | 3/31/2019
- Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands | 8/23/2019
- Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri | 10/11/2019
- Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire | 12/18/2019
- Ultimate Avengers | 2/21/2021
- M.O.D.O.K. | 2021
- Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur | 2022
- Hit-Monkey | 2022
- Spidey and His Amazing Friends | 2022
- Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur | 2023
Marvel Studios has been renowned for its unique storyline that spans several years. The storylines take place across various Phases of different films and television shows, like The Incredible Hulk for all ages, even a younger audience.
However, Marvel Studios has a subsidiary company that works in animation. This subsidiary company that is part of Marvel Studios is Marvel Animation Movies, or Marvel Animation, Inc.
Marvel Animation Movies is also called Marvel Family Entertainment. Marvel Animation is located in Glendale, California. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the newest branch of the Marvel franchise that brings the animation world to life with live-action films.
Marvel Company Background
Back in the mid-2000s, Marvel had an agreement with Lions Gate Entertainment. They wanted to produce an animated film for Marvel Animated Movies.
The movies would be working with Marvel Studios. An executive vice president hired by Marvel to oversee Marvel Studio’s work with Lionsgate. By 2008, Marvel Animation was born.
Marvel Animation was created to help Marvel Studios with the animation arm of the company. At the time of its creation, Marvel Animated movies also worked with Nickelodeon.
Eric Rollman was president of Marvel Animation. In the beginning, Marvel Animation was doing well in the home entertainment market for Marvel comic book and superhero fans. Marvel superhero films were just getting started, but they would prove to be blockbuster contenders.
By 2009, a Marvel Knight Animation series was created by Marvel Animation. The first Marvel Knight Animation series that aired was Wolverine and the X-Men.
The show included Wolverine, Cyclops, Beast, Nightcrawler, Shadowcat, Rogue, Jean Grey, Quicksilver, Professor X, Magneto, Mystique, Juggernaut, Toad, and the Sentinels.
Although the show got off to a good start in terms of ratings, the series didn’t land a second season. Wolverine and the X-Men ended prematurely due to Marvel Animation’s financial difficulties with their financial partners.
To further complicate things, Disney bought Marvel and Fox, who still had the film’s rights to the X-Men franchise and brand at the time.
Since Disney bought Marvel, the company decided to distribute future Marvel Animated movies with their studios. By 2010, Marvel Television was created within Marvel Studios.
As a result of this new creation within Marvel Studios, the Marvel Animated series will work on the Marvel Television side. Over several years, Marvel Animated Universe created several superhero animated shows and movies.
The first show the company created for Disney XD was the Marvel Universe series. They showed Ultimate Spider-Man and other shows.
Marvel Animation Fun Facts
Actor Patton Oswalt has represented six different Marvel characters and counting and worked on eleven different Marvel TV series.
The Future of Marvel Cartoon Movies
The future of the Marvel Animated series looks bright. Spidey and His Amazing Friends, a new animated series on Disney Junior, is set to premiere in 2021. The show will be Marvel Animation’s first full-length series.
The show will have the characters of Spider-Man, Ghost-Spider, and Miles Morales. Kevin Feige will develop and look after the creative direction for the Marvel Animated universe.
He will look after the creative direction for the Marvel Family Entertainment side of Marvel Studios. Marvel Family Entertainment develops animation shows and movies.
Check back for more upcoming Marvel cartoons! Every Marvel fan should also check out the movie list from Disney Plus.
Brandon is an animation enthusiast and animated film critic. He has been writing about animation since 2013 to celebrate animated movies, characters, and songs. His favorite animated movies include Finding Nemo, Aladdin, and The Lion King.