Disney star Cameron Boyce guest stars as Herman Schultz on 'Marvel's Spider-Man'!

Who is Herman Schultz? Disney star Cameron Boyce (“Descendants”) talks about his role in the new episode of “Marvel’s Spider-Man,” airing this Saturday at 7:00 AM ET/PT on Disney XD, in a new featurette above.

In Saturday’s episode titled “Osborn Academy,” Herman is a young scientist who “gets in over his head,” according to Boyce. Watch a brand new clip below!

Also new to Disney XD, “Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars” will air brand new episodes as part of the “All New, All Different Avengers” story arc starting at 11:00 AM ET/PT this Saturday! With Tony Stark trapped in a non-tech dimension, the Avengers are a man down, making them vulnerable to the New Cabal! Through the power of Leader’s tech, the Cabal spreads the Avengers across the dimensions, leaving the All New, All Different Avengers (Captain America, Black Panther, Ms. Marvel, Ant-Man, Wasp and Vision) left to defend the world. Check out a sneak peek below!

Tune in to brand-new episodes of “Marvel’s Spider-Man” and “Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars” this Saturday on Disney XD! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for all the latest news and updates on your favorite Marvel animated series.

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Swing through the streets of Manhattan as your Friendly Neighborhood Wallcrawler in an all-new video game adventure!

Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. has released “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” an all-new single-player, third-person action-adventure video game based on Marvel’s beloved Spider-Man character and inspired by the upcoming film of the same name from Sony Pictures Entertainment. This original title, available now from development studio Beenox, brings the energy and excitement of the long-running super hero franchise to fans looking for a unique adventure that expands beyond the movie’s narrative.

“We’ve worked closely with Marvel to create a new story for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ video game that stands on its own from the events of the movie,” said Activision Publishing’s Vice President and General Manager, Kurt Niederloh. “We’re placing a strong spotlight on Peter Parker, the man behind the mask, and his infamous nemeses, including Electro, Kingpin and the Green Goblin, among others. The video game not only is based on the upcoming blockbuster movie but in addition, but also offers its own unique, complete narrative.”

In crafting the sequel to their 2012 title, “The Amazing Spider-Man,” Beenox focused on reinvigorating and refining the action-adventure foundation established by the original, beginning with the urban playground of New York City. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” emphasizes open-world freedom in its redesign of Manhattan, remade with new visuals, architecture, challenges and surprises to discover. “We want players to have more things to do and more fun when they do them,” noted Thomas Wilson, Co-Studio Head at Beenox. “Every advancement we’ve made with ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ informs that theme. From the Hero or Menace dynamic and new visual designs to the changes to combat and focus on Peter Parker–everything’s there to make that world feel more diverse, more engaging and more enjoyable.”

In addition, Activision, Sony Pictures and Sony Computer Entertainment of America have teamed up to release “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” PlayStation 3 bundle, available exclusively at Walmart. Available in more than 2,700 stores and online at Walmart.com, the bundle retails for $269 and includes a PS3™ 500GB system, a copy of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” video game and “The Amazing Spider-Man” movie on VUDU. Also exclusively at Walmart, for those interested in purchasing only the stand-alone game, a $10 concession cash voucher is included with all PS4™, PS3,  Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii U™ system launch units.

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is available in North America on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and via download on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $59.99, on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Nintendo’s Wii U system for an SRP of $49.99, on Windows PC for an SRP of $39.99, and is rated “T” (Teen) by the ESRB. The game is also available on Nintendo’s 3DS™ hand-held system (developed by High Voltage) for an SRP of $29.99, with an E10+ (Everyone 10 and older) rating by the ESRB.  The game will also be available in retail stores on Xbox One in early May, for an SRP of $59.99 with a “T” (Teen) rating by the ESRB. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” movie debuts in theaters on May 2. For more information, visit www.TheAmazingSpiderManGame.com and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheAmazingSpiderManGame.

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Marvel.com reveals our top 25 list of the nastiest bad guys from the past year!

In 2013, the heroes of the Marvel Universe found themselves as ever measured by the threats they faced. Whether evil came from deep space or the urban streets, villains had a big year.

To send last year out with a bang, Marvel.com will be counting down our top 25 villains of 2013, as selected by staffers and freelancers. Got your own thoughts on the matter? We’d love to hear them, so send them our way on Twitter @Marvel, using the hashtag #Marvel2013!

Read part one and part two and check out the list so far…

25. CASSANDRA NOVA

24. NUKE
23. CORVUS GLAIVE
22. CAROLINE LE FEY
21. DIMITRIOS
20. SABRETOOTH
19. DOCTOR DOOM
17. MAGNITRON
KANG
15. APEX 451


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14. SHOCKER 
First Appearance: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #46
Where He Appeared in 2013: SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN
Why He’s #14: “No, Shocker will never be the scariest, craftiest, or deadliest of villains in the Marvel Universe, but that’s what makes him so intriguing. A smart but largely regular guy who happens to put on a costume and get his teeth kicked in by the likes of Spider-Man and Daredevil—as a career. This year particularly highlighted his lot in life as Shocker became the only member of the Sinister Six to witness Boomerang craft the lie driving the team. He’s got all the cards and yet, in true Shocker fashion, poor Herman’s not brave, strategic, or dangerous enough to do anything about it.” – Tim Stevens
Digital Comic Spotlight: SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN #1


Mystique by Ron Garney

Mystique by Ron Garney

12. MYSTIQUE 
First Appearance: MS. MARVEL (1977) #16
Where She Appeared in 2013: ALL-NEW X-MEN, UNCANNY X-MEN, WOLVERINE, WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN
Why She’s #12: “If you haven’t seen Raven Darkholme in a while, odds say she’s planning something devious. After a year or two spent keeping a low profile, Mystique came back with a vengeance in 2013, doing everything from turning the time-displaced Cyclops into her pawn to buying the crime-filled island Madripoor off of Viper and HYDRA. As if gaining control of the most dangerous island in the Marvel Universe wouldn’t be enough, the deceptive shape-shifter slipped into a powerful position where she stands to do a lot of damage in the future: posing as S.H.I.E.L.D.’s newest recruit, the former X-Man called Dazzler.” – Brett White
Digital Comic Spotlight: ALL-NEW X-MEN #9


Red Skull

Red Skull

THE RED SKULL 
First Appearance: CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #7
Where He Appeared in 2013: UNCANNY AVENGERS, X-MEN: LEGACY
Why He’s Also #12: “Co-opting the brain of the late Charles Xavier to subvert the efforts of the Avengers Unity Squad goes a long way in cementing the Red Skull’s malice. With his S-Men, the Nazi clone orchestrated a telepathic attack on New York, manipulating powerful mutants like Rogue and the Scarlet Witch as well as an innocent populace. His attempts, however futile, to convince Captain America that his country no longer deserved his protection and admiration remain a chilling, if warped, treatise on modern life in America.” – Paul Montgomery
Digital Comic Spotlight: X-MEN: LEGACY #12


Galactus

Galactus

11. GALACTUS 
First Appearance: FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #48
Where He Appeared in 2013: HUNGER, CATACLYSM: THE ULTIMATES’ LAST STAND
Why He’s #11: “2013 proved a milestone year for the Devourer of Worlds when Galactus forced his way into the Ultimate Universe. The prospect of this primal force finding a new universe as a dining menu ended up being even more catastrophic than anyone could fathom. His destruction of half of New Jersey alone ranks as one of the most villainous acts of the year. Galactus’ intentions for 2014 remain to be seen—and feared.” – Tim O’Shea
Digital Comic Spotlight: HUNGER #1


Mother by Jamie McKelvie

Mother by Jamie McKelvie

10. MOTHER
First Appearance: YOUNG AVENGERS #1
Where She Appeared in 2013: YOUNG AVENGERS
Why She’s #10: “Sometimes parents just don’t understand—and sometimes parents turn out to actually be parasitic, manipulative, mind-controlling, magic goo monsters from another dimension determined to destroy your life and everything around you. Mother’s machinations involved turning Billy Kaplan’s parents into worshipful followers and transforming every entry in each one of the Young Avengers’ little black books into her own personal army. It took every ounce of fight that the new team could muster—as well as every bit of trickery up Kid Loki’s green sleeves—to turn the tide back against Mother and her minions.” – Brett White
Digital Comic Spotlight: YOUNG AVENGERS #2

The countdown continues tomorrow right here on Marvel.com, but in the meantime, share your thoughts on Twitter with us
@Marvel using the hashtag #Marvel2013!

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