Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

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Name: Spider-Man: The New Animated Series
MTV Spider-Man
Abbreviation(s): SMTNAS, TNAS
Creator: Brian Michael Bendis (producer)
Based on The Amazing Spider-Man by Stan Lee & Steve Ditko
Date(s): July 11 – September 12, 2003
Medium: computer-animated series
Country of Origin: United States and Canada
External Links: Wikipedia, IMDB
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Spider-Man: The New Animated Series was a cancelled MTV animated series that is based off of the superhero of the same name. The series is a loose continuation of 2002's Spider-Man film directed by Sam Raimi, completely ignoring the events of Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3. Peter Parker/Spider-Man is voiced by Neil Patrick Harris.


Norman Osborn is dead. Peter Parker, Mary Jane Watson, and Harry Osborn attend Empire State University. Peter and Mary Jane try to establish a relationship without success. Peter's superhero duties, and later his involvement with Indira Daimonji, interfere with his romance with Mary Jane. Harry craves revenge on Spider-Man, whom he blames for the death of his father. Peter faces an assortment of other villains including the Lizard, Kraven the Hunter, Electro, and others.[1]


The fandom behind Spider-Man: The New Animated Series also known as MTV Spider-Man is fairly small, which might be due to the cancelled status (only thirteen episodes) and the fact that a lot of Spider-Man fans disliked it. Other fans enjoyed it and wish it wasn't cancelled. Only a few fanworks are located on FanFiction.net (which fans post in same category for Spider-Man: The Animated Series) and DeviantART. Tumblr has some discussion posts.



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  1. Spider-Man: The New Animated series Wikipedia