Total Nerd The Best Comic Book TV Show Theme Songs of All Time  

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List Rules The best theme songs from comic book TV shows. Vote up the greatest, most memorable comic book TV theme songs. No Anime/Manga.

Comic books have jumped from the page and to TV with theme songs that often capture just what's great about iconic characters. Whether they're poorly animated cartoons or live-action shows, each theme song leaves their mark. Some are even so powerful that they run through the comic book readers' heads as they read their comics. What are the greatest comic book TV show theme songs of all time?

Theme songs from the campy retro TV shows such as Batman, and Spider-Man, could (accurately) be described as goofy, but they have stood the test of time and are still recognized today.    

Vote up the best comic book TV theme song, and don't bother with the people staring at you while you sing along to these endlessly catchy songs. 
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X-Men, also known as X-Men: The Animated Series (Fox Kids, 1992) is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The show features X-Men similar in look and line-up to the early 1990s X-Men drawn by Jim Lee (specifically, Cyclops's Blue Team, established in the early issues of X-Men: Legacy), composed of Cyclops, Wolverine, Rogue, Storm, Beast, Gambit, Jubilee, Jean Grey, Professor X, as well as an original character, Morph (an adaptation of previous X-Men member Changeling). ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann, Iona Morris, Alison Sealy-Smith, + more

Premiered: 2011

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#18 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

#15 on The Best Cartoons of the '90s

#8 on The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids

#71 on The Best Sci Fi Television Series of All Time

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson and the French company IDDH. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in syndication as a five-part miniseries and the show began its official run on October 1, 1988. Since then the show and franchise has become a world-wide phenomenon. The series featured the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters created in comic book form by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. The property was changed considerably from the darker-toned comic, to make it more suitable for children and the family. The initial motivation behind the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series was that, upon being ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

Premiered: 1987

Number of Seasons: 10

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#18 on The Best Cartoons of All Time

#7 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

#11 on The Best Cartoons of the '90s

#1 on The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids

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Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on the Fox Network from September 5, 1992 to September 15, 1995. The series was widely praised for its thematic complexity, darker tone, artistic quality and modernization of its title character's origins. The series also won four Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Animated Program. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Premiered: 1992

Number of Seasons: 2

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#7 on The Best Cartoons of All Time

#20 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

#4 on The Best Cartoons of the '90s

#4 on The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids

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Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, 1994, to January 31, 1998, and ran reruns on the Jetix block on Toon Disney. The producer/story editor was John Semper, Jr. and the production company was Marvel Films Animation. The instrumental theme song for the series was performed by Joe Perry of Aerosmith. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 5

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#53 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

#23 on The Best Cartoons of the '90s

#58 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#9 on The Best Comic Book & Superhero Shows of All Time

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