Best new Comic Book TV Shows + Superheroes (2017 overview - TV & Netflix)



The day will come that kids won’t know that Marvel was originally a comic label. Or maybe it already has. The list of comics that haven’t been televised yet getting shorter by the month. Luckily, it gave us really good shows. Below you’ll find the top comic series.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best comic book TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Drew Goddard, Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely our new Comic book genre creators?

Most comic books are about superheroes, and most adaptations are pretty much the same. About superheroes, or supervillains fighting for or agains justice. It's a storyline that never gets tiring.


Comic book genre statistics

Comic book2017
Genre popularity
85%
Genre ranking#10
Familiar facesCharlie Cox, Hayley Atwell & James D'Arcy
Trending showsDareDevil, Agent Carter & The Flash
Amount of genre shows per year from 2010 to 2017

comic book TV series scheduled for release this year.


2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

Inhumans (1-9-2016 )

The maker of Dexter, Scott Buck, will take on the Inhumans project about an isolated community of superheroes who have to fight for their survival.

Photo of Inhumans
CreatorScott Buck
Themesabandonment, action,
Keywordsaction-packed,
CountryUnited States

Legion (8-2-2017 | FX)

Synopsis: A young man who believes himself insane, but is in fact a hugely powerful mutant whose various powers are controlled by multiple personalities, goes in search of the woman he fell for when both were in a mental institution.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SZ3rMMYBLY
CreatorNoah Hawley
StarringDan Stevens, Rachel Keller & Jean Smart
Themespsychological, science fiction,
CountryUnited States

The Punisher (19-1-2017 | Netflix)

Another Marvel story coming to Netflix, The Punisher. A spin-off from Daredevil.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LceYWTexpY
CreatorSteve Lightfoot
StarringJon Bernthal, Ben Barnes & Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Themesaction, crime,
CountryUnited States

Best comic book TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017

Best comic book TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Arrow (Since 10-11-2012 , Season: 4 - The CW)
  2. A spoiled rich kid is presumed dead, but returns as hooded hero with a mission.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViFb0paKdgg

    CreatorGreg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg & Marc Guggenheim
    StarringStephen Amell, Katie Cassidy & David Ramsey
    Similar tv showsThe Flash, DareDevil & Agent Carter
    Themesjustice, vigilante, action, adventure,
    Keywordsaction-packed, dark, dynamic, surreal, thrilling,
    CountryUnited States
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  3. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Since 24-9-2013 , Season: 3 - ABC)
  4. An elite team of superheroes investigates strange occurences around the globe.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3T-evQZiQo

    Creator Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon & Joss Whedon
    StarringClark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen & Brett Dalton
    Similar tv showsThe Flash, Gotham
    Themescombat, justice, action, drama,
    Keywordsaction-packed, dynamic, notable,
    CountryUnited States
    Rating
    75%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  5. The Walking Dead (Since 31-10-2010 , Season: 7 - AMC)
  6. A group of survivors do everything they need to after a zombie-apocalypse. Fantastic, very exciting show.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1v0uFms68U

    Creator Frank Darabont
    Starring Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal & Sarah Wayne Callies
    Similar tv showsFear of the Walking Dead
    Themesdeath, life, survival, drama, horror,
    Keywordsaction-packed, creepy, dark,
    CountryUnited States
    Rating
    85%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

  7. Gotham (Since 22-9-2014 , Season: 2 - FOX)
  8. A rising detective triest to bring his city back to how he remembers it: glamorous, honest and safe.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwOPA2upeCA

    CreatorBruno Heller
    StarringBen McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith & Donal Logue
    Similar tv showsThe Flash, DareDevil & Agent Carter
    Themesjustice, police, crime,
    CountryUnited States
    Rating
    80%
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes

Recent 2016 shows

Good comic book TV series that did not make the decade list

DareDevil (Since 2-4-2015 , Season: 2 - Netflix)

A blind laywer leads a remarkable double-life as a protective superhero.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQzRs6UCbuI

Creator Drew Goddard (Cloverfield, Alias & Angel )
StarringCharlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio & Deborah Ann Woll
Similar tv showsAgent Carter
Themescombat, justice, vigilante, action, crime,
Keywordsaction-packed, critically acclaimed, noteworthy,
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Agent Carter (Since 6-1-2015 , Season: 2 - ABC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V13W9gQ_1GA

CreatorChristopher Markus & Stephen McFeely
Starring Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy & Chad Michael Murray
Similar tv showsDareDevil
Themescorruption, freedom, action,
Keywordsaction-packed, dazzling, entertaining, good, surprising,
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

The Flash (Since 7-10-2014 , Season: 2 - The CW)

A regular guy - who had a tough childhood - wakes up after a freak accident with a particle accelerator and finds that he has gained a remarkable power: superspeed. He decides to use it to protect the world from villains and to discover the truth about his youth.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj0l7iGKh8g

CreatorGreg Berlanti, Geoff Johns & Andrew Kreisberg (Arrow, Supergirl & The Tomorrow People)
StarringGrant Gustin, Candice Patton & Danielle Panabaker
Similar tv showsArrow, Gotham
Themeschildhood, combat, heroism, justice, vigilante, action, adventure,
Keywordsaction-packed, amusing, entertaining, futuristic,
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / iTunes