The Hub Network has scheduled a special Superman: The Animated Series marathon for Friday, June 14th, 2013 beginning at 4pm (ET/PT). The two-and-a-half hour marathon will air episodes from the classic 1990s Superman: The Animated Series cartoon, which adapted the comic mythos of the famous DC Comics character. Episodes focusing on Superman’s origin and his Kryptonian heritage will be featured during the marathon. The marathon is a promotional tie-in to the theatrical feature Man of Steel, arriving in theatres on June 14th, 2013. Complete episode specific details for the marathon can be found below, as well as a special promo made specifically for the event. The video is available in the MP4 format.
Superman: The Animated Series
Special Marathon – Airing Friday, July 14th, 2013 beginning at 4:00pm (ET/PT)
4:00pm (ET/PT) – “Last Son of Krypton, Part One”
With destruction raining down on the planet Krypton, Kryptonian scientist and Council member Jor-El uses the precious remaining moments to secure superbaby Kal-El in a rocket that will spirit him to an uncertain future on Earth.
4:30pm (ET/PT) – “Last Son of Krypton, Part Two”
Young Clark Kent discovers the truth about who and what he is. Upon reaching adulthood, he assumes his birthright as the Man of Steel, and the legend of Superman is born in the city of Metropolis.
5:00pm (ET/PT) – “Last Son of Krypton, Part Three”
Superman thwarts a plot by Lex Luthor to sell the LEXO-SKEL SUIT 5000 to Kaznian terrorists, via their agent John Corben.
5:30pm (ET/PT) – “Blast from the Past, Part One”
Superman decides to release Mala, a Kryptonian criminal, from the Phantom Zone, but when Mala proves too power-hungry for this world, Superman tries to send her back. Mala escapes with the Phantom Zone Projector and releases Krypton’s most notorious traitor, Jax-Ur.
6:00pm (ET/PT) – “Blast from the Past, Part Two”
Intent on conquering the world, Jax-Ur and Mala send Superman into the Phantom Zone, and then destroy the Projector. As their decimating attacks begin, it’s up to Lois and Professor Hamilton to rescue the Man of Steel in time.
Superman: The Animated Series airs regularly Monday – Friday at 5:00pm (ET/PT) on The Hub, with additional airings throughout the week.
The Hub Network, a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., features original programming as well as content from Discovery’s library of children’s educational programming; from Hasbro’s portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years; and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub lineup includes animated and live-action series, specials and game shows, with the network extending its content through a robust and engaging online presence. The Hub launched on Sunday, October 10th, 2010, reaching approximately 60 million U.S. households.
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