By Patrick Cavanaugh
The season premiere of "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors" this Sunday, August 31 at 9 a.m. ET on Disney XD, features Spider-Man's dream coming true of finally teaming up with the Avengers! To celebrate this momentous team-up, we're counting the 10 best team-ups that have happened in the first two seasons! If you can't wait until Sunday to see the premiere, it's available for free now on iTunes. Read the list below to see if your favorite episodes made it
Well of course we have to include the episode that originally brings Spider-Man together with his future partners Nova, White Tiger, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist! The heroes team-up to take down the Frightful Four and prove they’re a force to be reckoned with for seasons to come! Not to mention how good of friends they become...eventually.
2. Season 1, Episode 5 – "Flight of the Iron Spider"
Spider-Man meets one of his idols when he comes mask-to-mask with Iron Man. When he impresses ol' Shellhead, Spidey gets his very own “Iron Spider” suit! Sadly, he lets it go to his head and Spider-Man has a falling out with his team, but their friendship perseveres. Keep your eyes out for the Iron Spider in the new season!
Spider-Man and Wolverine are able to take down the villain Mesmero, but not without a cost! To get payback, Mesmero swaps Wolverine and Spidey’s minds and the hilarity ensues!
4. Season 1, Episode 19 - "Home Sick Hulk"
It’s up to Spider-Man to play Spider-Nurse when Hulk comes down with a strange alien infection! Spidey has to hide Hulk from Aunt May while also finding out what made Hulk sick. Lots of great moments come from the Hulk hiding hijinx!
Similar in costume, different in personality! Spider-Man teams up with the “hero” Deadpool to try to recover some files that would uncover the secret identity of every super hero who works with S.H.I.E.L.D., himself included! Spider-Man soon learns the kind of “hero” that Deadpool is when the two jokesters team-up.
6. Season 2, Episode 17 - "Guardians of the Galaxy"
Spider-Man and teammate Nova head into outer space for an intergalactic team-up with the Guardians of the Galaxy! Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Groot, and Rocket are all here in this outer space adventure. If you’ve seen Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” this episode is definitely worth a re-watch!
7. Season 2, Episode 19 - "Stan By Me"
When Spider-Man, Mary Jane and Harry get trapped inside of Midtown High because of the Lizard, there’s only one hero brave enough to protect them...that’s right, it’s Stan the janitor! Far from a mild-mannered janitor, it’s easy to see that Stan has a few tricks up his sleeves. And, come to think of it, this “Stan” guy looks kind of familiar!
When Arcade sends Spider-Man into his “Murderworld,” what better company to have then Wolverine? Luckily, Spidey also has Captain America to keep Wolverine’s more deadly character traits in check.
9. Season 2, Episode 21 - "Second Chance Hero"
Spider-Man teams up with Norman Osborn? Huh?! Although this partnership sounds like a nightmare, Spider-Man needs help from Osborn in his new Iron Patriot armor to take down Doctor Octopus. Will Norman Revert to his old ways? Well, of course, but not without at least pretending to do some good first!
Blade” & “The Howling Commandos”
On the spookiest night of the year, Spider-Man and his team need to deliver an Egyptian artifact to Blade. Don’t worry guys, Blade is only partially a vampire. Unfortunately, an army of vampire wants the artifact for themselves! Spider-Man, his team, Blade, and even Nick Fury’s Howling Commandos all need to come together to take down Dracula in this two-part Halloween event!
Don't miss the season premiere of "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors" this Sunday, August 31 at 9:00 a.m. ET on Disney XD!