Ultimate Spider-Man's second season will begin with a special one-hour premiere on January 21st, at 7 PM on Disney XD. The episode will introduce classic Spider-Man villains Lizard and Electro. Lizard was the primary villain of The Amazing Spider-Man while Electro will be a villain in the sequel.
After the premiere, the series will return to air at 11 AM on Sundays. Also coming this season, Spider-Man will team up with the heroes of Avengers Assemble to defeat the Sinister Six, comprised of Rhino, Kraven the Hunter, Lizard, Electro, Beetle, and a sixth unknown member. Loki will also return.
Additionally, throughout the premiere Dylan Riley Snyder and Joe Quesada will host the Marvel Comics Close-Up to promote literacy. These will provide a deeper look into the Marvel universe and feature characters, creators, and artists.