The Best Comic Book TV Show Theme Songs of All Time TV Programs

The Best Comic Book TV Show Theme Songs of All Time

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List Criteria: The best theme songs from comic book TV shows. Vote up the greatest, most memorable comic book TV theme songs. No Anime/Manga.

Comic books have jumped from the page and to TV with theme songs that often capture just what's great about iconic characters. Whether they're poorly animated cartoons or live-action shows, each theme song leaves their mark. Some are even so powerful that they run through the comic book readers' heads as they read their comics. What are the greatest comic book TV show theme songs of all time?

Theme songs from the campy retro TV shows such as Batman, and Spider-Man, could (accurately) be described as goofy, but they have stood the test of time and are still recognized today.    

Vote up the best comic book TV theme song, and don't bother with the people staring at you while you sing along to these endlessly catchy songs. 


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    The X-Men are reunited following the death of a teammate, and are summoned by Charles Xavier to Japan following the abduction of Hisako Ichiki (Armor). There, they confront the U-Men, a lunatic cult that steals and transplants mutant organs to further strengthen their own army, and the battle for ...more

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    • Actors: Scott Porter, Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale, Laura Bailey, Fred Tatasciore, + more
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    Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on the Fox Network from September 5, 1992 to September 15, 1995. The series was widely praised for its thematic complexity, darker ...more

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    • Actors: Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Richard Moll, Robert Costanzo, Bob Hastings, + more
    • Premiered: 1992
    • Number of Seasons: 2
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    Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, 1994, to January 31, 1998, and ran reruns on the Jetix block on Toon Disney. The producer/story editor was ...more

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    • Actors: Jennifer Hale, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Rodney Saulsberry, Gary Imhoff
    • Premiered: 1994
    • Number of Seasons: 5
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson and the French company IDDH. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in syndication as a five-part miniseries and the show began its official run on October 1, 1988. Since then the show and ...more

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    • Actors: Jim Cummings, James Avery, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen, Cam Clarke, + more
    • Premiered: 1987
    • Number of Seasons: 10
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    Batman Beyond is an American animated television series created by Warner Bros. Animation in collaboration with DC Comics as a continuation of the Batman legacy. Depicting a teenaged Batman in a futuristic Gotham City under the tutelage of an elderly Bruce Wayne, the series began airing on January 10, ...more

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    • Actors: Angie Harmon, Seth Green, Rachael Leigh Cook, Teri Garr, Stockard Channing, + more
    • Premiered: 1999
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    Wolverine and the X-Men is an American cartoon series by Marvel Animation. It is the fourth animated adaptation of the X-Men characters, the other three being Pryde of the X-Men, X-Men: The Animated Series, and X-Men: Evolution.more

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    • Actors: Nolan North, Fred Tatasciore, Kari Wahlgren, Gwendoline Yeo, Steven Blum, + more
    • Premiered: 2009
    • Number of Seasons: 1
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    Spider-Man was an American animated television series that aired from September 9, 1967, to June 14, 1970. It was the first animated adaptation of the Spider-Man comic book series, created by writer Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko, and was jointly produced in Canada and in the United States. The first ...more

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    • Actors: Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins, Paul Soles, Billie Mae Richards, + more
    • Premiered: 1967
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    The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! is an American animated television series by Marvel Animation in cooperation with Film Roman, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The show debuted both on Disney XD and online in the fall of 2010, starting with a 20-part micro-series. Marvel ...more

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    • Actors: Mark Hamill, Brian Bloom, Gabriel Mann, Phil LaMarr, Jennifer Hale, + more
    • Premiered: 2010
    • Number of Seasons: 2
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    X-Men: Evolution is a Canadian-American animated television series about the Marvel Comics superhero team X-Men. In this incarnation, many of the characters are teenagers rather than adults. The series ran for a total of four seasons from November 2000 until October 2003 on Kids' WB, which has made it ...more

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    • Actors: Christopher Judge, Noel Fisher, Jim Byrnes, Michael Coleman, Scott McNeil, + more
    • Premiered: 2000
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    Justice League is an American animated television series which ran from 2001 to 2004 on Cartoon Network. It is part of the DC animated universe. The show was produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It is based on the Justice League of America and associated comic book characters published by DC Comics.more

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    • Actors: Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Hamill, Julie Bowen, Morena Baccarin, Josh Hutchersonm, + more
    • Premiered: 2001
    • Number of Seasons: 2
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    Justice League Unlimited was an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation and aired on Cartoon Network. Featuring a wide array of superheroes from the DC Comics universe, and specifically based on the Justice League superhero team, it is a direct sequel to the previous ...more

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    • Actors: Maria Canals Barrera, Michael Rosenbaum, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy, Carl Lumbly, + more
    • Premiered: 2004
    • Number of Seasons: 3
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    Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It starred Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin — two crime-fighting heroes who defend Gotham City. It aired on the ABC network for three seasons from January 12, 1966, to March 14, ...more

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    • Actors: Bruce Lee, Yvonne Craig, Adam West, Frank Gorshin, Alan Napier, + more
    • Premiered: 1966
    • Number of Seasons: 3
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    Young Justice is an American animated television series created by Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman for Cartoon Network. Despite its title, it is not a direct adaptation of Peter David, Todd Dezago and Todd Nauck's Young Justice comic series, but rather an adaptation of the entire DC Universe with a ...more

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    • Actors: Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Bruce Greenwood, Kevin Michael Richardson, Nolan North, + more
    • Premiered: 2010
    • Number of Seasons: 2
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    Teen Titans is an American TV show based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, that premiered on Cartoon Network and The WB in 2003. It is based primarily on the run of stories by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez in the early 1980s New Teen Titans comic book series. The show was created by Glen ...more

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    • Actors: Ron Perlman, Kevin Michael Richardson, Tara Strong, Ashley Johnson, Dee Bradley Baker, + more
    • Premiered: 2002
    • Number of Seasons: 5
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    Superman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics flagship character, Superman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on The WB Television Network from September 6, 1996 to February 12, 2000. The series was the first of several ...more

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    • Actors: Dana Delany, Lisa Edelstein, Shelley Fabares, Clancy Brown, Joely Fisher, + more
    • Premiered: 1996
    • Number of Seasons: 4
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    Iron Man, also known as Iron Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on Marvel Comics' superhero Iron Man. The series aired from 1994 to 1996 in syndication as part of The Marvel Action Hour, which packaged Iron Man with another animated series based on Marvel ...more

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    • Actors: Stan Lee, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Hale, Dorian Harewood, Jennifer Darling, + more
    • Premiered: 1994
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    Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series, initially broadcast by The WB, premiered on October 16, 2001. After Smallville '​s fifth season, The WB ...more

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    • Actors: Kristin Kreuk, Laura Vandervoort, Jensen Ackles, Ian Somerhalder, Erica Durance, + more
    • Premiered: 2001
    • Number of Seasons: 10
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    The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series developed by Frank Darabont. It is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. Andrew Lincoln stars as sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma to find an apocalyptic world ...more

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    • Actors: Lauren Cohan, Andrew Lincoln, Laurie Holden, Christian Serratos, Sarah Wayne Callies, + more
    • Premiered: 2010
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    The New Batman/Superman Adventures is a name given to a package series that combined Superman: The Animated Series with The New Batman Adventures produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It aired from 1997–2000 on Kids' WB. Each half-hour episode in the hour and one half block, featured either a single ...more

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    • Actors: Josh Henderson, Tara Strong, Neal McDonough, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, + more
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    After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. When he returns home to Starling City Oliver has been changed by his ordeal on the island. While he hides the truth about the man he's ...more

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    • Actors: Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland, Stephen Amell, John Barrowman, Emily Bett Rickards, + more
    • Premiered: 2012
    • Number of Seasons: 1
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