True believers fondly remember the days when Marvel cartoonsdominatedSaturdaymorning programming – I can still hear that early nineties power-synth intro to the X-Men animated series, and it still makes me happy. Fans can again rejoice, as the success of Marvel movies has prompted an attempted return to this former cartoon glory. Marvel cartoons are rising from the grave like an animated savior, to atone for the sins of the moderncartoon.
A new animated X-Men series is in the works, focusing primarily upon fan favorite Wolverine. Twenty-six episodes are currently in production, to debut in 2007. Additionally, a Fantastic Four cartoon is in production, also starting with a twenty-six episode run, to be released in the fall of 2006.
So we’ve got new X-Men and Fantastic Four cartoons on the way. What other Marvel heroes would you like to see in animated splendor? How about a classic Invaders cartoon? Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D.? Click on comments and let’s hear your thoughts!