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.

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2,008 239
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X-Men (1992)

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1,553 289
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Spider-Man Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

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1,345 296
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Justice League Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

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1,286 315
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Batman Beyond Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

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1,151 279
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Justice League Unlimited Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

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1,089 320
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

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1,069 328
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Young Justice Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

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919 333
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Teen Titans Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

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873 323
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Superman: The Animated Series Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany

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837 348
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DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

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747 341
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The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Eric Loomis, Brian Bloom, Colleen O'Shaughnessey

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712 333
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The Tick Mark Hamill, Micky Dolenz, Brad Garrett

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791 395
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Wolverine and the X-Men Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

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579 294
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Spawn Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

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

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530 286
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The New Batman Adventures Tara Strong, Kevin Conroy, Robert Costanzo

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553 339
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The Spectacular Spider-Man Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, Joshua LeBar

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500 300
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Static Shock Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson

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480 353
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The Batman Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Evan Sabara

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426 314
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Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Dan Gilvezan, Kathy Garver, Frank Welker

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454 347
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Ultimate Spider-Man Drake Bell, Chi McBride, Ogie Banks

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421 324
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420 327
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Marvel's Avengers Assemble Fred Tatasciore, Roger Craig Smith, Troy Baker

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373 282
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The Boondocks Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

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343 253
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Spider-Man Jane Lynch, Mona Marshall, Linda Gary Howerton

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314 235
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The Incredible Hulk Mark Hamill, Luke Perry, Lou Ferrigno

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366 288
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X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men Stan Lee, Frank Welker, Kath Soucie

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317 241
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Super Friends Sherry Alberoni, Norman Alden, Danny Dark

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317 246
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Iron Man Stan Lee, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Hale

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349 279
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Green Lantern: The Animated Series Josh Keaton, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jason Spisak

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282 238
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Spider-Man Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins

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276 236
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WildC.A.T.S. Linnea Sage, Sarah Seeds, Lacey Jeka

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282 248
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Men in Black: The Series Keith Diamond, Charles Napier, Patrick Pinney

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295 263
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

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273 242
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Spider-Man Unlimited Rino Romano, Kathleen Barr, Paul Dobson

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246 224
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Superman (1941)

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288 276
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Batman: The Brave and the Bold Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor

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288 280
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X-Men Anime Scott Porter, Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale -  

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241 226
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Fantastic Four Stan Lee, Brian Austin Green, Chuck McCann

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235 226
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Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Neil Patrick Harris, Lisa Loeb, Ian Ziering

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246 242
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The Incredible Hulk Stan Lee, June Foray, Michael Bell

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220 227
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Silver Surfer Jennifer Dale, Colin Fox, Camilla Scott

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184 189
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Challenge of the Super Friends Elizabeth Montgomery, Richard Chamberlain, Casey Kasem

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193 212
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The Adventures of Batman Casey Kasem, Ted Knight, Olan Soule

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142 180
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The World's Greatest Super Friends Casey Kasem, Michael Bell, Olan Soule

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132 170
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The Maxx Tony Fucile, Barry Stigler, Amy Danles

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131 175
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Legion of Super Heroes Wil Wheaton, Kari Wahlgren, Yuri Lowenthal

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137 189
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Black Panther Kerry Washington, Stan Lee, Djimon Hounsou

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121 164
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