19 Must-Watch Superhero TV Series: More Shows like Netflix’s ‘Supacell’

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"Supacell," Credit: Netflix

In an era where the extraordinary has become the norm, the realm of superhero television has soared to unprecedented heights, captivating audiences with the Marvel Cinematic Universe moving to television. However, there are many other Superhero shows that do not live in the Marvel universe and deserve more attention.

These nineteen shows have blend action, drama, and fantasy, leaving an impact on the television landscape.

Supacell” premiered on Netflix over the weekend and has already found success on the streamer. The show is currently the second most watched series in the United States on Netflix and has a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score. “Supacell” is a sci-fi Netflix drama set in South London where a group of ordinary people start to develop superpowers. The cast is made up of relative newcomers and is only six episodes. It is a quick binge that will get you hooked from the first episode.

We have an exclusive interview with the creator of “Supacell”, Rapman. Hear more about the show and the potential second season down below!

Interview with “Supacell” creator, Rapman

“The Umbrella Academy” – 2019-Present

Imagine a world where a group of extraordinary individuals, born under mystical circumstances, are brought together by an eccentric billionaire to form a dysfunctional yet formidable team. “The Umbrella Academy” delves into the lives of these estranged siblings as they reunite to unravel the mysteries surrounding their father’s untimely demise and confront the looming threat of an impending apocalypse. Based on the acclaimed comic book series by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, this Netflix original has garnered critical acclaim for its seamless blend of science fiction, family drama, and dark humor.

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“The Umbrella Academy” on Netflix

“Secret Invasion” – 2023

“Secret Invasion” stands as a testament to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s ability to weave captivating tales that transcend the boundaries of the silver screen. Inspired by the iconic comic event of the same name, this Disney+ series follows Nick Fury’s quest to uncover a sinister conspiracy that threatens the very fabric of humanity.

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“Secret Invasion” on Disney+

“The Boys” – 2019-Present

In a world where superheroes have become corrupted by power and greed, a group of vigilantes emerges, determined to expose the truth and bring these so-called “heroes” to justice. “The Boys” is a deliciously dark and satirical take on the superhero genre, subverting traditional tropes and challenging the very notion of what it means to be a hero. “The Boys” is available to stream on Prime Video.

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“The Boys” on Amazon Prime

“Hawkeye” – 2021

In the aftermath of the universe-altering events of “Avengers: Endgame,” Clint Barton, the skilled marksman better known as Hawkeye, finds himself embroiled in a new adventure as he mentors the ambitious Kate Bishop. “Hawkeye” is a heartwarming and action-packed tale that delves into the complexities of legacy, family, and the sacrifices one must make to protect those they love. “Hawkeye” is available to stream on Disney+.

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“Hawkeye” on Disney+

“Loki” – 2021-Present

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Loki” stands as a captivating exploration of one of the franchise’s most beloved and enigmatic characters. Stepping into the realm of time-travel and mischief, this critically acclaimed series follows the God of Mischief as he navigates a labyrinth of timelines, entangled in a high-stakes adventure with the enigmatic Time Variance Authority. “Loki” is available to stream on Disney+.

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“Loki” on Disney+

“Invincible” – 2021-Present

In the realm of adult animation, “Invincible” stands as a tour de force, shattering the boundaries of the superhero genre and delivering a visceral, gritty, and emotionally charged viewing experience. Based on the acclaimed comic book series by Robert Kirkman, this Amazon Prime Video series follows the journey of Mark Grayson, a teenager who develops superpowers and becomes the superhero Invincible under the guidance of his father, the most powerful being on the planet.

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“Invincible” on Disney+

“Peacemaker” – 2022-Present

In the world of “Peacemaker,” John Cena’s portrayal of the titular character takes center stage, offering a compelling exploration of a flawed antihero seeking redemption after serving as a soldier in a ruthless government agency. This Max series invites viewers to embark on a journey that delves into the complexities of morality, inner demons, and the relentless pursuit of peace, no matter the cost.

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“Peacemaker” on Max

“Moon Knight” – 2022

“Moon Knight” stands as a bold and captivating exploration of mental health, ancient mythology, and the blurred lines between reality and delusion. Oscar Isaac’s tour-de-force performance as Steven Grant/Marc Spector/Moon Knight is a masterclass in acting, as he seamlessly transitions between multiple distinct personalities inhabiting the same body. “Moon Knight” is available to stream on Disney+.

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“Moon Knight” on Disney+

“Daredevil” – 2015-2018

In the gritty streets of Hell’s Kitchen, “Daredevil” stands as a testament to Marvel’s ability to craft compelling narratives that transcend the boundaries of the traditional superhero genre. Charlie Cox’s portrayal of Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer-turned- villain, is a tour de force, capturing the character’s unwavering determination to serve justice while grappling with his own moral complexities. “Daredevil” is available to stream on Disney+.

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“Daredevil” on Disney+

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” – 2022

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” stands as a refreshing and empowering addition in the Marvel Universe, seamlessly blending comedy with the superhero genre. Tatiana Maslany’s portrayal of Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who gains incredible strength and a green-hued alter ego after a life-altering accident is an amazing performance that received critical acclaim.

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“She Hulk: Attorney at Law” on Disney+

“Raising Dion” – 2019-2022

In the heartwarming and thought-provoking “Raising Dion,” the spotlight shifts from the superhero to the parent, as single mother Nicole Reese navigates the challenges of raising her son Dion, who has inexplicably developed extraordinary abilities. Based on Dennis Liu’s comic book and short film of the same name, this Netflix series explores the struggles and triumphs of parenthood, infused with the wonder and excitement of the superhero genre.

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“Raising Dion” on Netflix

“The Protector” – 2018-2020

In the heart of Istanbul, an ancient battle between good and evil unfolds in “The Protector,” a Turkish series that seamlessly blends mythology, action, and drama. From the breathtaking vistas of Istanbul to the intricate choreography of the action sequences, the series immerses viewers in a world where ancient legends come to life. “The Protector” is available to stream on Netflix.

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“The Protector” on Netflix

“The New Legends of Monkey” – 2018-2020

In the whimsical and action-packed world of “The New Legends of Monkey,” viewers are transported to a realm where the legendary Monkey King embarks on an epic quest to defend the world from the forces of evil. Inspired by the cult classic Japanese series “Monkey” and based on the 16th-century Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” this Australian-New Zealand television series is a delightful blend of fantasy, adventure, and comedic hijinks. “The New Legends of Monkey” is available to stream on Netflix.

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“The New Legends of Monkey” on Netflix

“Cyborg 009” – 2017

In the realm of anime, “Cyborg 009: Call of Justice” stands as a nostalgic and action-packed homage to one of the most beloved franchises in the genre. Based on the iconic manga series by Shotaro Ishinomori, this Netflix series follows the adventures of nine cyborgs who Rebel against their evil creators to save the world.

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“Cyborg 009” on Netflix

“Wandavision” – 2021

By 2018, Marvel was in development for television series on Disney’s new streaming service. Wandavision was one of the first Marvel series. It was widely discussed and analyzed by fans worldwide because of the theories, production design, performances, and exploration of grief. The series received 23 Emmy nominations and brought Elizabeth Olsen to new heights.

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“Wandavision” on Disney+

“Wu Assassins” – 2019

In the bustling streets of San Francisco, an ancient battle between good and evil unfolds in “Wu Assassins,” a thrilling fantasy martial arts series that seamlessly blends action, mythology, and contemporary storytelling. Iko Uwais’s portrayal of Kai Jin, a young chef who becomes the latest in a long line of superpowered warriors tasked with defeating the formidable Wu Lords, transcends any other work done in the show.

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“Wu Assassins” on Netflix

“Warrior Nun” – 2020-2022

“Warrior Nun” stands as a bold and empowering addition to the superhero genre. Based on the character Warrior Nun Areala created by Ben Dunn, this Netflix series follows the journey of Ava Silva, a young woman who awakens to discover she possesses extraordinary powers and is thrust into a secret order of demon-hunting nuns.

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“Warrior Nun” on Netflix

“Locke & Key” – 2020-2022

Based on the acclaimed comic book series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez, “Locke & Key” is a visually stunning and emotionally resonant odyssey that blends the supernatural with the complexities of family dynamics. Following the Locke siblings as they uncover a set of magical keys with extraordinary powers, the series is a captivating exploration of the bonds that bind us and the sacrifices we make to protect those we love. “Locke and Key” is available to stream on Netflix.

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“Locke & Key” on Netflix

“The Flash” – 2014-2023

“The Flash” is a spin-off to “The Arrow”, existing in the same universe. The series ran for nine seasons on the CW and gained a cult following. The series follows Barry Allen, played by Grant Gustin, an investigator who gains super-human speed that he uses to help his job as an investigator. The series received positive reviews from critics.

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“The Flash” on the CW

As you embark on this journey through the realm of superhero television, remember that these series are more than mere entertainment; they are powerful narratives that challenge our perceptions, inspire us to embrace our inner strengths, and remind us of the extraordinary potential that lies within us all. So, buckle up, True Believers, and prepare to be swept away by the thrills, the drama, and the sheer wonder of these must-watch superhero shows.

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