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The Best Comic Book & Superhero Shows of All Time

Updated May 7, 2021 83.3k votes 5.9k voters 49.9k views143 items

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List of the best superhero TV shows - only the greatest television series about superheroes in the history of the television. The animated renditions of some of our favorite comic books rank high up here with the live action versions. It is only fair to include the best of the Batman television series, no matter what decade.

There have been what feels like millions of reincarnations of superhero TV shows since the beginning of the box itself. It is up to you whether The New Adventures of Superman beats the old Adventures of Superman. People are anticipating the exciting Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. so it is fitting to look back, and look around, to past and current comic book shows that brought our superheroes into our living rooms and off of the printed page. The Flash seemed to have a pretty big effect on Mark Wahlberg and his teddy bear in Ted, after all. And if you like these shows, check out our list of the best new superhero series.

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    Batman: The Animated Series

    Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester

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    Justice League

    Carl Lumbly, George Newbern

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    Daredevil

    Rosario Dawson, Joanne Whalley

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    Justice League Unlimited

    Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

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    Batman Beyond

    Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy

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    X-Men: The Animated Series

    Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd

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    Spider-Man

    Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine

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    The Flash

    Danielle Nicolet, Tom Felton

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    Teen Titans

    Khary Payton, Scott Menville

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    Young Justice

    Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney

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    Arrow

    Rick Gonzalez, Paul Blackthorne

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    Smallville

    Tom Welling, Sam Witwer

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    Superman: The Animated Series

    Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna

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    Gotham

    Benjamin McKenzie, John Doman

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    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Henry Simmons, Clark Gregg

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    The Punisher

    Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes

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    Lucifer

    Tom Welling, Tricia Helfer

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    Jessica Jones

    Terry Chen, Tiffany Mack

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    Batman

    Madge Blake, Yvonne Craig

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    The Spectacular Spider-Man

    Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert

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    Titans

    Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Emma Caulfield, Michelle Trachtenberg

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    Agent Carter

    Shea Whigham, Chad Michael Murray

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