Spider-Man: The New Animated Series
Spider-Man (2003)
Title: Spider-Man: The New Animated Series
Format: Animated
Genres: Childrens' animated
Rating: TV-PG
Running time: 30 min.
country: USA
Network: MTV
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 13
Production company: Adelaide Productions
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment
Executive producers: Stan Lee; Avi Arad; Brian Michael Bendis; Morgan Gendel; Audu Paden; Rick Ungar
Producers: Steven Wendland; Barbara Zelinski; Craig Kyle; Shea Wageman
Principal cast: Neil Patrick Harris; Lisa Loeb; Ian Ziering
Air dates
First aired: July 11th, 2003
Last aired: August 22nd, 2003

Spider-Man: The New Animated Series is an American computer animated television series of the superhero fantasy genre. It is based on the Marvel Comics character, Spider-Man, who has appeared in numerous titles since his introduction in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962. The series was produced by Adelaide Productions and Marvel Entertainment and aired on MTV for a single season from July to August, 2003, spanning a total of thirteen episodes. The show featured the voice talents of Neil Patrick Harris as Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, Lisa Loeb as Mary Jane Watson and Ian Ziering as Harry Osborn. Other notable voice actors who have worked on the show include Jennifer Hale, Julie Nathanson; Rino Romano, Cree Summer, Michael Clarke Duncan, Michael Dorn and SuChin Pak.

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  • Spider-Man: The New Animated Series aired on Friday evenings at 10:00 pm.
  • Spider-Man was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko. He first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15, which was published by Marvel Comics in August, 1962.
  • Computer digital rendering for this series was done by Mainframe Entertainment.
  • The original concept behind the series was to base it off the continuity of the Ultimate Spider-Man comic book series by Brian Michael Bendis. Instead, the producers opted to keep it more in-line with the Spider-Man film series by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
  • MTV decided that the ratings for the series were insufficient to warrant a second season, leaving the series to end on a cliffhanger. Director Brandon Vietti stated that had the series gone on he would have used the villains Mysterio, Vulture, and more of Kraven.

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