SDCC: Marvel Announces Animated "Secret Wars," Skottie Young-Style "Rocket & Groot"

As part of Comic-Con International: San Diego, Marvel announced that the new season of their "Avengers" animated cartoon will be titled "Avengers: Secret Wars," with an all-new cast consisting of The Vision, Captain Marvel, Ms Marvel, Black Panther, Wasp, Ant-Man and the Jane Foster version of Thor. They also broke news that a Rocket Raccoon and Groot-led series of animated shorts, inspired by the work of Eisner Award-winning comic book writer/artist Skottie Young, are on the way to Disney XD

Here's the logo for "Avengers: Secret Wars":

Check out the following teaser video for the upcoming "Rocket & Groot" shorts, which look to adapt Young's artwork remarkably well:

Rocket & Groot shorts, "Marvel's Avengers: Secret Wars," and more announced at #MarvelSDCC! https://t.co/0VEEtDZFFchttps://t.co/Ad0pOrXEEP

- Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) July 23, 2016

Both "Avengers: Secret Wars" -- replacing "Avengers: Ultron Revolution" -- and "Rocket & Groot" will air on Disney XD, alongside "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Ultimate Spider-Man."

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