First Image from "Spectacular Spider-Man" Cartoon

Mon, February 11th, 2008 at 12:00am PST

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Kids' WB! has provided CBR News with an image from "The Spectacular Spider-Man," the first to be seen from an episiode of the new television series set to debut March 8 on The CW network. The series will launch with back-to-back episodes "Survival of the Fittest" and "Interactions."

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In "Survival of the Fittest" (10:00 a.m. ET/PT), summer is over for

Peter Parker and school's ready to start -- both literally (it's his

junior year of high school), and in the real world of crime-fighting

-- as Spider-Man faces his first real challenge (The Enforcers) and

his first real super-villain (Vulture). Peter Parker is voiced by

actor/musician Josh Keaton, and Robert Englund ("A Nightmare on Elm

Street") voices Vulture. Victor Cook directed the script, which was

written by Greg Weisman.

In "Interactions" (10:30 a.m. ET/PT), Peter Parker and Spider-Man both

try to make connections. Nerdy Pete attempts to tutor the popular Liz

Allan, while Spidey reaches out to stop a new menace: Electro. Alanna

Ubach ("Legally Blonde," "Waiting") and popular video game and

voiceover specialist Crispin Freeman provide the voices of Liz Allan

and Electro, respectively. Troy Adomitis directed the script by Kevin

Hopps.

Greg Weisman is supervising producer of The Spectacular Spider-Man,

and Victor Cook is producer/supervising director. The series is

produced by Culver Entertainment, a Sony Pictures Television Company.

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