Ultimate Spider-Man Returns Jan. 21

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<i>Ultimate Spider-Man</i> Returns Jan. 21

ltimate Spider-Man will return to Disney XD on Monday, Jan. 21 with a one-hour Season 2 premiere, TV Guide reports. It will return to its regular Sunday morning time slot on Jan. 27.

The animated series, which kicked off Disney XD’s new Marvel Universe programming block in April, follows Peter Parker, who’s been Spider-Man for just a year, as he undergoes training from S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Nick Fury to become a real superhero.

We already knew from the announcement in June that the second season will feature more heroes from the Marvel Universe, including the stars of the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, TV Guide adds it will also see Spider-Man and his teammates (Nova, Iron Fist, Power Man and White Tiger) face the Lizard (voiced by Dee Bradley) and Electro, members of the Sinister Six.

This season the programming block will also introduce “Marvel Comics Close-Up” interstitials, hosted by Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada and Dylan Riley Snyder.

The Ultimate Spider-Man Season 2 premiere airs Monday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD.