Marvel has announced a new Spider-Man animated series, called Marvel’s Spider-Man, set to debut on Disney XD in 2017.
The series will be an origin story, chronicling Peter Parker’s journey as a teen figuring out how to become a superhero.
Cort Lane, senior vice president of Marvel Animation, explains that the show’s simple name “reflects a back-to-basics approach” in telling Peter Parker’s story. The series will focus on the hero finding “himself with strange new powers and overwhelming responsibility.”
Phillip Pignotti (Marvel’s Avengers Assemble) is the supervising director, with Kevin Schnick (Robot Chicken, Mad) as the story editor. Alan Fine (Iron Man, Thor), Dan Buckley (Marvel’s Avengers Assemble), Joe Quesada (Marvel’s Avengers Assemble), and Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) will all be executive producing the series.