Total Nerd The Best Comic Book Cartoons & Animated Shows  

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A lot of children's first introduction to comic book characters come in the form of animated television shows. Sure, nowadays we have big blockbuster films, live-actions shows, and an enormous amount of video games, but many comic book fans today can trace back the origin of the start of their obsession to comic book cartoons.

Some comic book shows liked to do their own thing and create original stories, but some of the most notable shows are the "X-Men" and "Batman" animated shows from the '90s that were as faithful as they could be to the original comic book storylines. 

Not all of them are well received. Shows like "Ultimate Spider-Man" and "Beware the Batman" have fans all riled up.

Here we have a list of all the greatest comic book cartoons ever made. We all have our favorites, but which one is the best? That's for all of you to decide. Make sure to vote up all your favorite comic book animated shows. 

What are the best comic cartoons?
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Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

2
2,074 252
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X-Men (1992)

3
1,611 302
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Spider-Man Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

4
1,399 310
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Justice League Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

5
1,340 327
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Batman Beyond Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

6
1,193 294
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Justice League Unlimited Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

7
1,141 331
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

8
1,110 351
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Young Justice Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

9
973 346
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Teen Titans Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

10
910 339
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Superman: The Animated Series Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany

11
888 362
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DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

12
784 357
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The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Eric Loomis, Brian Bloom, Colleen O'Shaughnessey

13
746 348
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The Tick Mark Hamill, Micky Dolenz, Brad Garrett

14
819 409
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Wolverine and the X-Men Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

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745 410
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X-Men: Evolution Scott McNeil, Meghan Black, Christopher Judge

16
601 316
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Spawn Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

17
552 301
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The New Batman Adventures Tara Strong, Kevin Conroy, Robert Costanzo

18
535 311
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Static Shock Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson

19
579 352
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The Spectacular Spider-Man Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, Joshua LeBar

20
512 367
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The Batman Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Evan Sabara

21
453 326
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Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Dan Gilvezan, Kathy Garver, Frank Welker

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473 361
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Ultimate Spider-Man Drake Bell, Chi McBride, Ogie Banks

23
444 338
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24
440 338
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Marvel's Avengers Assemble Fred Tatasciore, Roger Craig Smith, Troy Baker

25
360 262
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Spider-Man Jane Lynch, Mona Marshall, Linda Gary Howerton

26
394 296
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The Boondocks Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

27
331 246
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The Incredible Hulk Mark Hamill, Luke Perry, Lou Ferrigno

28
333 254
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Super Friends Sherry Alberoni, Norman Alden, Danny Dark

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365 292
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Green Lantern: The Animated Series Josh Keaton, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jason Spisak

30
376 304
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X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men Stan Lee, Frank Welker, Kath Soucie

31
330 259
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Iron Man Stan Lee, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Hale

32
294 249
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Spider-Man Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins

33
292 248
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WildC.A.T.S. Linnea Sage, Sarah Seeds, Lacey Jeka

34
298 259
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Men in Black: The Series Keith Diamond, Charles Napier, Patrick Pinney

35
311 275
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

The Best Re-Casting of Famous TV Roles

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286 255
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Spider-Man Unlimited Rino Romano, Kathleen Barr, Paul Dobson

37
308 285
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Batman: The Brave and the Bold Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor

38
255 238
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Superman (1941)

39
253 238
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Fantastic Four Stan Lee, Brian Austin Green, Chuck McCann

40
296 293
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X-Men Anime Scott Porter, Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale -  

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256 252
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The Incredible Hulk Stan Lee, June Foray, Michael Bell

42
243 238
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Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Neil Patrick Harris, Lisa Loeb, Ian Ziering

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229 236
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Silver Surfer Jennifer Dale, Colin Fox, Camilla Scott

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197 199
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Challenge of the Super Friends Elizabeth Montgomery, Richard Chamberlain, Casey Kasem

45
200 225
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The Adventures of Batman Casey Kasem, Ted Knight, Olan Soule

46
151 192
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The World's Greatest Super Friends Casey Kasem, Michael Bell, Olan Soule

47
140 183
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The Maxx Tony Fucile, Barry Stigler, Amy Danles

48
131 175
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Duckman Jason Alexander, Gregg Berger, Nancy Travis

49
137 185
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Legion of Super Heroes Wil Wheaton, Kari Wahlgren, Yuri Lowenthal

50
145 201
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Black Panther Kerry Washington, Stan Lee, Djimon Hounsou