List of television series based on Marvel Comics publications

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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

All series produced by Marvel Studios and Marvel Television are set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) unless otherwise noted.

Title Seasons Episodes Original airing Production company Network Notes / Ref(s)
Spidey Super Stories 3 29 1974–77 Children's Television Workshop PBS Segments on seasons 4–6 of The Electric Company.[1][2]
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 13 1977–79 Charles Fries Productions / Dan Goodman Productions CBS Started with a television film.[3]
The Incredible Hulk 5 80 1977–82 Universal Television Started with 2 television films and ended with 3 television films post series between 1988 and 1990
Spider-Man 1 41 1978–79 Toei Company TV Tokyo Also features a film. Japanese co-production.
Blade 12 2006 Phantom Four Films / Marvel Entertainment / New Line Television Spike Takes place after the events of Blade: Trinity
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 7 136 2013–20 ABC Studios / Marvel Television / Mutant Enemy Productions ABC
Agent Carter 2 18 2015–16 ABC Studios / Marvel Television / F&B Fazekas & Butters
Daredevil 3 39 2015–18 ABC Studios / Marvel Television / DeKnight Productions / Goddard Textiles Netflix
Jessica Jones 2015–19 ABC Studios / Marvel Television / Tall Girls Productions
Luke Cage 2 26 2016–18 ABC Studios / Marvel Television
Legion 3 27 2017–19 26 Keys Productions / The Donners' Company / Bad Hat Harry Productions / Kinberg Genre / Marvel Television / FX Productions FX Part of the X-Men film series universe.[4][5]
Iron Fist 2 23 2017–18 ABC Studios / Marvel Television / Devilina Productions Netflix
The Defenders 1 8 2017 ABC Studios / Marvel Television / Goddard Textiles / Nine and a Half Fingers, Inc.
Inhumans ABC Studios / Marvel Television / Devilina Productions ABC Versions of the first two episodes screened in IMAX theaters before its premiere on ABC.
The Gifted 2 29 2017–19 Flying Glass of Milk Productions / The Donners' Company / Bad Hat Harry Productions / Kinberg Genre / Marvel Television / 20th Century Fox Television Fox Part of the X-Men film series universe.
The Punisher 26 ABC Studios / Marvel Television / Bohemian Risk Productions Netflix
Runaways 3 33 ABC Signature Studios / Marvel Television / Fake Empire Productions Hulu
Cloak & Dagger 2 20 2018–19 Wandering Rocks Productions / ABC Signature Studios / Marvel Television Freeform
Helstrom 1 10 2020 ABC Signature Studios / Marvel Television[a] Hulu
WandaVision 9 2021 Marvel Studios Disney+
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier 6
Ongoing
Loki 1 6 2021–present Marvel Studios Disney+ Renewed for a second season[7]
Ordered
Hawkeye 1 6 2021 Marvel Studios Disney+[8][9][10][11]
Ms. Marvel
Moon Knight 2022
She-Hulk 10
Armor Wars TBA
Ironheart 6
Secret Invasion
Untitled Wakanda series[12] TBA
  1. ^ Production of Helstrom was moved to Marvel Studios following the shut down of Marvel Television, with executives from Marvel Television staying on to supervise the completion of the series.[6]

Series inspired by Marvel Comics

Title Seasons Episodes Original airing Production company Network Notes / Ref(s)
Battle Fever J 1 52 1979–80 Toei Company / TV Asahi / Marvel Comics TV Asahi Part of the Super Sentai metaseries and Marvel's Earth-79203. Japanese co-productions.
Denshi Sentai Denjiman 51 1980–81 Toei Company / Toei Advertising / TV Asahi
Taiyo Sentai Sun Vulcan 50 1981–82 Toei Company / TV Asahi / Marvel Comics
Mutant X 3 66 2001–04 Marvel Studios / Fireworks Entertainment / Global Television Network Syndication Originally intended to be a series about the X-Men, the show had to be changed for legal reasons.

From Marvel imprints

Malibu Comics
Title Seasons Episodes Original running Production company Network Notes / Ref(s)
Night Man 2 44 1997–99 Alliance Atlantis / Village Roadshow Pictures Syndication
Icon Comics
Title Seasons Episodes Original running Production company Network Notes / Ref(s)
Powers 2 20 2015–16 Sony Pictures Television PlayStation Network

Television specials

Title Year Production Company Network Notes / Ref(s)
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special 2022 Marvel Studios Disney+ To be released before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3[13]

Web series

Title Year Production company Airing location Notes / Refs
WHIH Newsfront 2015–16 Marvel Studios YouTube 10 episodes
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot 2016 ABC Studios / Marvel Television ABC.com
YouTube
6 episodes

Pilots

Title Year Production company Network Notes / Ref(s)
Power Pack 1991 New World Television NBC
Marvel's Most Wanted 2016 ABC Studios / Marvel Television N/A Unaired. Intended as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and originally developed for ABC.[14][15][16]
New Warriors 2017 ABC Signature Studios / Marvel Television Unaired. Intended as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and originally developed for Freeform.[17][18]
Rejected, never found a new network.[19]

Unscripted

Title Seasons Episodes Original airing Production company Network Notes / Ref(s)
Ongoing
Marvel's 616 1 8 2020–present ? Disney+

Animated

Title Original airing Studio Network Notes / Refs
The Marvel Super Heroes 1966 Grantray-Lawrence Animation / Marvel Comics Group ABC Anthology with rotating segments
Fantastic Four 1967–68 Hanna-Barbera Productions / Marvel Comics Group
Spider-Man 1967–70 Grantray-Lawrence Animation / Krantz Films / Marvel Comics Group
The New Fantastic Four 1978 DePatie-Freleng Enterprises / Marvel Comics Animation NBC
Fred and Barney Meet the Thing 1979 Hanna-Barbera Productions / Marvel Comics Group Crossover with The Flintstones
Spider-Woman 1979–80 DePatie-Freleng Enterprises / Marvel Comics Animation ABC
Spider-Man 1981–82 Marvel Productions Syndication
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 1981–83 NBC
The Incredible Hulk 1982–83
X-Men 1992–97 Graz Entertainment / Marvel Entertainment Group / Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / Genesis Entertainment / New World Animation Fox Kids
Fantastic Four 1994–96 Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Films / Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / Genesis Entertainment / New World Animation Syndication Part of The Marvel Action Hour.
Iron Man
Spider-Man 1994–98 Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Films(1994–97) / Marvel Studios (1997–98)/ Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / New World Animation Fox Kids
The Incredible Hulk 1996–97 Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Films / Saban Entertainment / New World Entertainment / New World Animation UPN Kids
Silver Surfer 1998 Marvel Entertainment Group / Marvel Studios / Saban Entertainment Fox Kids
Spider-Man Unlimited 1999–2001 Marvel Studios / Saban Entertainment
The Avengers: United They Stand 1999–2000
X-Men: Evolution 2000–03 Film Roman / Marvel Studios The WB
Spider-Man: The New Animated Series 2003 Mainframe Entertainment / Marvel Entertainment / Adelaide Productions MTV
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes 2006–07 Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Studios / MoonScoop Group / M6 / Taffy Entertainment Cartoon Network
The Spectacular Spider-Man 2008–09 Adelaide Productions / Culver Entertainment / Marvel Entertainment / Sony Pictures Television The CW (season 1)
Disney XD (season 2)
Wolverine and the X-Men 2009 Marvel Studios / Marvel Entertainment / Toonz Entertainment / First Serve International / Liberation Entertainment / EVA Finance GmbH / Marvel Animation Nicktoons
Iron Man: Armored Adventures 2009–12 Marvel Animation / Marvel Entertainment / Method Animation / DQ Entertainment / France 2 / Isle of Man Film / Genius / LuxAnimation / Fabrique D'Images / France Télévisions / Onyx Lux
The Super Hero Squad Show 2009–11 Film Roman / Ingenious Media / Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation Cartoon Network
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes 2010–12 Disney XD
Marvel Anime: Iron Man 2010–11 (Japan)
2011–12 (U.S.)
Madhouse / Marvel Entertainment G4 (U.S.)
SF (Australia)
Each anime series consisted of 12 episodes
Marvel Anime: Wolverine
Marvel Anime: X-Men
Marvel Anime: Blade
Ultimate Spider-Man 2012–17 Film Roman / Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation Disney XD
Avengers Assemble 2013–19 Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. 2013–15 Film Roman / Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation
Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers 2014–15 (Japan)
2015–16 (Malaysia)
Toei Animation / Marvel Entertainment / The Walt Disney Company Japan TX Network (Japan)
Disney XD (Malaysia)
Anime; 51-episode series
Guardians of the Galaxy 2015–19 Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation Disney XD
Marvel Future Avengers 2017–18 Madhouse / Marvel Entertainment / The Walt Disney Company Japan Dlife Anime
Marvel's Spider-Man 2017–20 Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation Disney XD
Big Hero 6: The Series 2017–21 Disney Television Animation Disney XD (seasons 1, 3)
Disney Channel (season 2)
Continuation of the 2014 film loosely based on Marvel Comics.
Ongoing
M.O.D.O.K. 2021–present Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation Hulu
Spidey and His Amazing Friends Marvel Entertainment / Atomic Cartoons Disney Junior Renewed for a second season.[20]
What If...? Marvel Studios Disney+ Set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Renewed for a second season.[21]
Upcoming
Hit-Monkey 2021 Marvel Entertainment / Marvel Animation Hulu [22]
Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur 2022 Disney Channel [23][24]
Baymax! Walt Disney Animation Studios Disney+ Spin-off of Big Hero 6: The Series[25]

From Marvel imprints

From Malibu Comics
Title Original airing Production company(s) Network
Ultraforce 1994–95 DIC Entertainment / Bohbot Entertainment USA Network
Men in Black: The Animated Series 1997–2001 Amblin Entertainment / Adelaide Productions / Columbia TriStar Television The WB
From Icon Comics
Title Original airing Network Production company(s) Notes
In development
Supercrooks TBA Netflix Bones / Millarworld Production Anime[26]

Pilots

Title Original airing Network
Solarman 1988 Syndication
X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men 1989 Syndication
Captain America 1998 Fox Kids
Deadpool: The Animated Series 2018 FXX

Television specials

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 series

Title Original airing Episodes
Astonishing X-Men: Gifted October 27, 2009 (iTunes)
September 28, 2010 (DVD)
6[27]
Black Panther January 16, 2010
Iron Man: Extremis April 16, 2010 (iTunes)
Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. June 14, 2011 (DVD) 5[28]
Thor / Loki: Blood Brothers March 14, 2011 (iTunes) 4[29]
Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous April 10, 2012 (DVD) 6[30]
Astonishing X-Men: Torn August 14, 2012 (DVD) 6[31]
Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable November 13, 2012 (DVD) 7[32]
Inhumans April 23, 2013 (DVD) 12[33]
Wolverine: Origin July 9, 2013 (DVD) 6[34]
Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk September 10, 2013 (DVD) 6[33]
Wolverine Versus Sabretooth January 14, 2014 (DVD) 6[35]
Wolverine: Weapon X: Tomorrow Dies Today May 13, 2014 (DVD) 6[36]
Eternals September 16, 2014 (DVD) 10[37]
Wolverine Versus Sabretooth: Reborn March 24, 2015 (DVD) 4[38]

Web series, shorts series

Title Original running Production company(s) Airing location Notes / Refs
Marvel Superheroes: What the--?! 2009–16 Marvel Entertainment Marvel.com 50 episodes.[39]
Marvel's Rocket & Groot 2017 Marvel Animation / Passion Pictures Disney XD 12 episodes.[40]
Marvel's Ant-Man 6 episodes.[41][42]
Marvel Rising: Initiation 2018 6 episodes.[43]
Baymax And Disney Television Animation YouTube (Disney Channel channel) 6 episodes.
Big Chibi 6 The Shorts 2018–19 Disney Channel / YouTube (Disney Channel channel) 12 episodes.[44]
Baymax & Mochi 2019 3 episodes.[45]
Meet Spidey and His Amazing Friends 2021 Marvel Entertainment / Atomic Cartoons Disney Channel (Disney Junior block) / Disney Junior / YouTube (Disney Junior / Marvel HQ channel) 11 episodes.[46]
Ongoing
Marvel Super Hero Adventures 2017–present Marvel Animation Disney Channel (Disney Junior block) / Disney Junior / YouTube (Marvel HQ channel) 40 episodes.[47][48]
Baymax Dreams 2018–present Disney Television Animation Disney Channel / YouTube (Disney Channel channel) 6 episodes.[49]

See also

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