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The greatest animated superhero shows are amazing works of art that typically don’t get as much attention as superhero blockbusters—though they should. Animated superhero shows have great storylines that intertwine multiple episodes. That isn’t to say all superhero cartoons are good though, as more than a few are pretty terrible. So to find out which ones are the best, fans have voted for their favorite animated superhero shows in the ranking below.

Don’t be surprised to find a ton of 90s superhero shows below as that was a golden age for animated superhero cartoons. Before movies like X-Men, Iron Man, and Batman Begins made superheroes chic in the 2000s, they were seen mostly as entertainment for geeks and nerds. In the 90s, even the best superheroes ever struggled to get movie made. Thankfully, cartoons are a medium that lends itself to telling superhero stories as they are cheap to produce.

Be sure to vote for your favorite animated superhero shows or add any that you feel belong on the list. Some of the shows may be hard to find as they may not be available for streaming, but you can always check your favorite stores to see if they are available in a box set. No matter how you watch them though, the best animated superhero shows below are worth days if not weeks of entertainment.
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1
573 90
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

2
377 112
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Benjamin Dunn added Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann

3
395 84
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

4
349 86
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

5
402 108
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

6
349 96
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

7
354 93
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

8
330 121
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

9
277 84
Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany

10
244 85
The Spectacular Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Zaliste added Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, Joshua LeBar

11
221 77
The Avengers: Earth's Mighties... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Zaliste added Eric Loomis, Brian Bloom, Colleen O'Shaughnessey

12
217 98
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

13
215 77
The New Batman Adventures is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Tara Strong, Kevin Conroy, Robert Costanzo

14
151 72
X-Men: Evolution is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Benjamin Dunn added Scott McNeil, Meghan Black, Christopher Judge

15
174 75
Wolverine and the X-Men is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

16
242 164
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

17
169 93
The Batman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Evan Sabara

18
127 64
Static Shock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson

19
141 93
Spawn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

20
128 89
Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
ahmed-maklad added Drake Bell, Chi McBride, Ogie Banks

21
109 71
Green Lantern: The Animated Se... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Zaliste added Josh Keaton, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jason Spisak

22
120 75
Batman: The Brave and the Bold is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor

23
102 69
Avengers Assemble is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
ahmed-maklad added Avengers Assemble Troy Baker, Laura Bailey, Roger Craig Smith

24
108 79
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
charlesminorversion1 added Dan Gilvezan, Kathy Garver, Frank Welker

25
77 67
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Superhero TV Series Ever
ahmed-maklad added Sean Astin, Nolan North, Rob Paulsen