HERO UP! The Super Hero Squad Show is Back in Action on Cartoon Network!
New York, NY—September 30, 2011—Iron Man! Captain America! Thor! Hulk! Wolverine! The greatest super heroes in this universe—or any other—unite once more as The Super Hero Squad Show returns to weekday mornings on Cartoon Network. This Monday, October 3 at 7am Eastern, the Squaddies return with all new episodes as VillainVille’s infamous baddies threaten to take over the world in this action-packed all-ages animated series.
“We’re excited for The Super Hero Squad Show to make its return to television,” said Jeph Loeb, EVP/Head of Marvel Television. “These are the most popular super heroes in the world and this is your chance to see them in all adventures with twists, turns and super powers that are fun for the whole family.”
Launching on Cartoon Network in 2009, The Super Hero Squad Show has drawn rave reviews from fans and critics alike, with IGN’s Matt Fowler declaring “I think it's a rather awesome show for kids and a great way to get younger children introduced to Marvel characters.” The show’s star-studded voice cast, includes Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Greg Grunberg (Heroes), George Takei (Star Trek), Jane Lynch (Glee), Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory), Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries) and more.
The Super Hero Squad Show has spawned a hit line of all-graphic novels; popular DVD releases; video games across all gaming platforms. Plus, visit www.heroup.com to join over 400,000 fans in Gazillions action-packed Super Hero Squad MMO, allowing you to assemble your own team of Squaddies and defeat the forces of evil!
The return of The Super Hero Squad to Cartoon Network also coincides with two of the most exciting super hero games of the season—Super Hero Squad 3DS in October and Super Hero Squad uDraw in November.
This Monday, HERO UP! like never before as The Super Hero Squad Show returns to Cartoon Network weekdays at 7am Eastern with all new episodes for fans of any age!
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