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
2,082 256
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X-Men (1992)

3
1,616 305
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Spider-Man Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

4
1,410 311
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Justice League Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

5
1,346 330
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Batman Beyond Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

6
1,203 295
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Justice League Unlimited Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

7
1,147 334
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

8
1,115 354
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Young Justice Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

9
979 347
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Teen Titans Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

10
916 341
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Superman: The Animated Series Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany

11
893 363
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DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

12
786 361
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The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Eric Loomis, Brian Bloom, Colleen O'Shaughnessey

13
748 352
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The Tick Mark Hamill, Micky Dolenz, Brad Garrett

14
819 413
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Wolverine and the X-Men Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

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747 412
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X-Men: Evolution Scott McNeil, Meghan Black, Christopher Judge

16
603 319
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Spawn Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings

17
561 301
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The New Batman Adventures Tara Strong, Kevin Conroy, Robert Costanzo

18
536 314
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Static Shock Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson

19
582 354
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The Spectacular Spider-Man Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, Joshua LeBar

20
520 368
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The Batman Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Evan Sabara

21
456 328
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Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Dan Gilvezan, Kathy Garver, Frank Welker

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475 365
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Ultimate Spider-Man Drake Bell, Chi McBride, Ogie Banks

23
446 341
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24
362 265
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Spider-Man Jane Lynch, Mona Marshall, Linda Gary Howerton

25
397 300
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The Boondocks Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

26
440 342
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Marvel's Avengers Assemble Fred Tatasciore, Roger Craig Smith, Troy Baker

27
333 248
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The Incredible Hulk Mark Hamill, Luke Perry, Lou Ferrigno

28
340 256
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Super Friends Sherry Alberoni, Norman Alden, Danny Dark

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368 293
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Green Lantern: The Animated Series Josh Keaton, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jason Spisak

30
376 308
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X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men Stan Lee, Frank Welker, Kath Soucie

31
331 263
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Iron Man Stan Lee, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Hale

32
296 253
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Spider-Man Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins

33
292 251
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WildC.A.T.S. Linnea Sage, Sarah Seeds, Lacey Jeka

34
313 277
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

35
298 263
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Men in Black: The Series Keith Diamond, Charles Napier, Patrick Pinney

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313 286
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Batman: The Brave and the Bold Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor

37
286 258
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Spider-Man Unlimited Rino Romano, Kathleen Barr, Paul Dobson

38
259 240
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Superman (1941)

39
253 241
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Fantastic Four Stan Lee, Brian Austin Green, Chuck McCann

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

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258 254
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The Incredible Hulk Stan Lee, June Foray, Michael Bell

42
244 241
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Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Neil Patrick Harris, Lisa Loeb, Ian Ziering

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229 239
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Silver Surfer Jennifer Dale, Colin Fox, Camilla Scott

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198 201
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Challenge of the Super Friends Elizabeth Montgomery, Richard Chamberlain, Casey Kasem

45
201 228
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The Adventures of Batman Casey Kasem, Ted Knight, Olan Soule

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154 193
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The World's Greatest Super Friends Casey Kasem, Michael Bell, Olan Soule

47
141 186
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The Maxx Tony Fucile, Barry Stigler, Amy Danles

48
133 177
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Duckman Jason Alexander, Gregg Berger, Nancy Travis

49
138 188
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Legion of Super Heroes Wil Wheaton, Kari Wahlgren, Yuri Lowenthal

50
146 204
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Black Panther Kerry Washington, Stan Lee, Djimon Hounsou