Marvel Rising

Last Updated on: June 24th, 2024

Marvel Rising (Disney Channel Show)

“Marvel Rising” is a multimedia franchise produced by Marvel Entertainment that features a diverse cast of young Marvel superheroes. The franchise was launched in 2018 and includes animated films, shorts, and comic books, targeting a younger audience while promoting inclusivity and representation.

The “Marvel Rising” franchise centers around the next generation of heroes, bringing together both established characters and newly introduced ones. The main characters include:

  1. Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan): A Pakistani-American teenager with shapeshifting abilities.
  2. Squirrel Girl (Doreen Green): A cheerful and upbeat hero with the powers of a squirrel.
  3. Spider-Gwen (Gwen Stacy): An alternate universe version of Gwen Stacy with spider-like abilities.
  4. Quake (Daisy Johnson): A skilled agent with seismic powers.
  5. America Chavez: A powerful hero with interdimensional abilities.
  6. Patriot (Rayshaun Lucas): A young hero with enhanced strength and agility.
  7. Inferno (Dante Pertuz): A teen with fire-controlling abilities.

Other characters, such as Ghost-Spider (Spider-Gwen’s alias), Patriot, and Inferno, are introduced in the franchise to expand its diverse roster.

The “Marvel Rising” franchise includes animated films like “Marvel Rising: Initiation,” “Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors,” and “Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts.” Additionally, there are animated shorts and comic book tie-ins that further explore the adventures and team-ups of these young heroes.

“Marvel Rising” is praised for its focus on diverse representation, empowering young characters, and showcasing the potential of the next generation of Marvel heroes. It promotes positive messages about teamwork, friendship, and embracing one’s unique abilities.

The franchise has garnered a devoted fan base, particularly among younger audiences who appreciate the inclusive and empowering storytelling. “Marvel Rising” continues to be a significant part of Marvel’s efforts to expand its diverse roster of characters and engage with a broader and more diverse audience.

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  • Dove Cameron: Gwen Stacy/Ghost-Spider
  • Kathleen Khavari: Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel
  • Kamil McFadden: Rayshaun Lucas/Patriot
  • Chloe Bennet: Daisy Johnson/Quake
  • Milana Vayntrub: Doreen Green/Squirrel Girl
  • Tyler Posey: Dante Pertuz/Inferno
  • BooBo Stewart: Victor Kohl/Exile
  • Cierra Ramirez: America Chavez
  • Skai Jackson: Gloria “Glory” Grant
  • Kim Raver: Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel
  • Ming-Na Wen: Hala
  • Steven Weber: Captain George Stacy
  • Dee Bradley Baker: Lockjaw/Tippy Toe


  • Supervising Director: Alfred Gimeno
  • Writer: Mairghread Scott
  • Executive Producers: Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane and Eric Radomski

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