(from Disney XD's press release, July 2017) The highly anticipated new animated series "Marvel's Spider-Man" will debut with a one-hour premiere on SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 (7:00-8:00 a.m. EDT), on Disney XD, and on the Disney XD App and VOD (12:01 a.m. EDT), it was announced today by Cort Lane, senior vice president, Animation & Family Entertainment, and Joe Quesada, Marvel's chief creative officer, during the Marvel Animation panel at D23 Expo in Anaheim. During the packed panel, news was also shared about "Marvel's Spider-Man" voice cast, season three of "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout" and an all-new animated special from The LEGO Group and Marvel. In the new series "Marvel's Spider-Man," we will see a fresh take on Spider-Man, as Peter Parker is learning the responsibility that comes along with being a new, superpowered hero in New York City, just as he's being accepted into Horizon High, a high school for brilliant young scientific minds. He struggles with the duality of his social life at school and hiding his secret identity from everyone including his best friend Harry Osborn, who attends the competing Osborn Academy for geniuses. As Peter embraces his alter-ego and takes on super villains such as Vulture, Lizard, Doctor Octopus and Sandman, he watches his hero lifestyle come between his personal relationships and struggles to keep Harry from landing on the wrong side of the law.