Yesterday, Disney announced the exciting news that popular Disney Channel characters Phineas and Ferb will soon be joining forces with some of Marvel‘s favorite superheroes. For the first time ever, Disney and Marvel characters will be featured together in a crossover animated television special, titled Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel.
“Our partnership with Marvel has yielded big returns this year – first with the launch of the Marvel Universe block on Disney XD, and now with production beginning on the Phineas and Ferb / Marvel special. To paraphrase Phineas himself: best year EVER!,” said Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.
In Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, famous superheroes Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, and Hulk find themselves in Danville when one of Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s schemes removes their powers and immobilizes them. Phineas and Ferb must join forces with the superheroes to help them regain their powers and defeat the Marvel Super Villains Red Skull, Whiplash, Venom, and M.O.D.O.K., who are working with Doofenshmirtz.
“‘Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel’ is an exciting animated special for everyone at Disney and Marvel. Bringing together the worlds of ‘Phineas and Ferb’ and Marvel’s The Avengers is a ton of fun for fans of both properties,” said Dan Buckley, Publisher & President of the Print, Animation & Digital Divisions, Marvel Worldwide, Inc. “It’s a thrilling opportunity for these two franchises to take advantage of each other in a way that may go beyond this one special. Fans of all ages are in for a very special treat!”
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel is currently set to debut on Disney Channel in summer 2013.