Best Superhero TV Shows On Netflix

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Superheroes make us realize that each one of us, can make a difference in this world. Sometimes we become heroes in our own lives and feel good about it. To make you feel this feeling more, we bring to you, the Best Superhero TV Shows on Netflix right now.

Hope it helps to cure the tempest and the tardy repetition of our lives.

“No man can win every battle, but no man should fall without a struggle.”

Peter Parker

13. The Umbrella Academy (2019 – )  | Seasons – 2

The Umbrella Academy created for Netflix by Steve Blackman and developed by Jeremy Slater,  is an American superhero web television series based on the comic book series of the same name written by Gerard Way.

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Siblings of the Hargreeves family, each having a unique superpower reunite after hearing about their father’s death. Doubting the death of Sir Reginald Hargreeves to be a murder, the family must put all their disagreements aside and become a team to solve the mystery, but that seems impossible because of their differences. Soon when one of the missing brothers arrives through time travel and reveals the world is going to end in a couple of days, the plot is engrossed.

First season of Umbrella Academy really went to become a personal favorite and hence on the list of Best Superhero TV Show. Netflix just dropped season 2 this summer, do check it out.

12. Jessica Jones (2015 – 2019)  | Seasons – 3

Marvel’s Jessica Jones created for Netflix by Melissa Rosenberg is an American web television series. 

JESSICA JONES (2015 - 2019)  | Seasons - 3
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Jessica Jones is a woman with superpowers. In an unfortunate circumstance with Kilgrave, a bad guy, she accidentally kills someone. The incident changes her as a person and later Jessica starts a private detective firm called Alias Investigations that deals with cases that involve people with superpowers. Kilgrave reappears and Jessica plans to stop him, once and for all.

A lot of viewers, who are not into Superhero TV shows, enjoy this utterly realistic series and rave about it. A must watch.

11. Iron Fist (2017 – 2018) | Seasons – 2

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Marvel’s Iron Fist created for Netflix by Scott Buck, is an American web television series based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.


Surviving a plane crash that killed both his parents, Danny Rand grows up in K’un-Lun, a place where he learns martial arts and becomes the Iron Fist who has to save K’un-Lun from all dangers. Danny decides to leave all his responsibilities behind, flees K’un-Lun to know more about his past and his father’s fortune in New York.

10. Luke Cage (2016 – ) | Seasons – 2

Marvel’s Luke Cage, created for Netflix by Cheo Hodari Coker is an American web television series based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. 

LUKE CAGE (2016 - ) | Seasons - 2

A failed experiment hands Mike Colter superhuman strength and skin that’s unbreakable. After becoming Luke Cage, Mike attempts to revamp his life and confront his past. However, he is brought into the light to fight a battle in New York.

9. The Defenders (2017) | Seasons – 1

Marvel’s The Defenders created by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez for Netflix is an American web television miniseries based on the Marvel Comics characters Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, who form the eponymous superhero team. 


The safety of people living in New York City is not safe. Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist find out about a vile organisation that is trying to destroy New York. The four with the help of their friends understand they must work together to stop a demolition that is far more precarious than expected.

This has the blend of all the cool marvel characters, in a short series. Probably, one of the best Superhero TV Shows recently.

8. Arrow (2012 – 2020) | Seasons – 8

Arrow developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg is an American superhero television series based on the DC Comics character Green Arrow.

Oliver Queen is said to have spent 5 years on an island and has become a master in archery. Coming back to Starling City, his home, Oliver is a multi-millionaire and a charming individual. With his incredible skills, Oliver becomes The Hood, a vigilante who takes on bad guys listed in the notebook of his father.

7. Black Lightning (2017 – ) | Seasons – 3

Black Lightning developed by Salim Akil is an American superhero drama television series based on the character of the same name.

BLACK LIGHTNING (2017 - ) | Seasons - 3

A superhero had to retire nine years ago because of the dangers that left his family in fear. Now a school principal, Jefferson Pierce has totally moved on from the saving people business. Tobias Whale with his criminal gang threatens the safety of Jefferson’s neighborhood making Jeff reconsider his retirement from being Black Lightning.

6. Daredevil (2015 – 2018)  | Seasons – 3

Marvel’s Daredevil created for Netflix by Drew Goddard is an American web television series. based on the Marvel Comics character Daredevil.


Matt Murdock is blinded in an accident at a young age. Growing up, he learns to overcome his weaknesses and fights crime as a lawyer in the day and as a vigilante called Daredevil in the night. Though Matt cannot see, he has his other senses heightened that turn him into a highly specialized fighter.

When it came out, it won a lot of hearts, and Superheroes TV Shows list, would be a waste without it. Personal Recommendation on this one.

5. Raising Dion (2019 – ) | Seasons – 1

Raising Dion is an American superhero drama web television series based on the 2015 comic book and a short film of the same name by Dennis Liu.

Nicole Reese is a single mother. Her husband is dead leaving Nicole to raise Dion, her son, all on her own. Growing up, Nicole begins to notice Dion’s superpower abilities. She must keep her child safe, away from people who are ready to exploit his special powers and she must find the origin of it all.

4. I Am Not Okay With This (2020) | Seasons – 1

I Am Not Okay with This, based on the comic book of the same name by Charles Forsman is an American coming-of-age comedy-drama web television series.

I AM NOT OKAY WITH THIS (2020) | Seasons - 1

Already finding it hard to blend into high school, Sydney Novak’s father dies mysteriously adding more hard time for her to live normally. When she becomes aware of her telekinetic powers, Sydney must discover a way to move forward and solve all the mysteries.

3. Gotham (2014 – 2019) | Seasons – 5

Gotham developed by Bruno Heller is an action crime drama television series, based on characters published by DC Comics and appearing in the Batman franchise. It sure deserves to be one of the best Superhero TV Shows out there.

GOTHAM (2014 - 2019) | Seasons - 5

Bruce Wayne’s parents get murdered on the street of Gotham City. Newly appointed James Gordon, a detective helps Bruce as a shoulder to lean on and also investigates the murder of Thomas Wayne and Martha Wayne. On his way to becoming Batman and Gotham’s saviour, the show exhibits the childhood days of Bruce.

2. One- Punch Man (2015 – ) | Seasons – 2

One-Punch Man created by the artist ONE is a Japanese superhero franchise.


Saitama, a superhero who has the power to defeat anyone with just a punch is bored of his own existence due to the lack of a worthy opponent. With time, Saitama slips into depression and boredom takes over.

An Amazing Superhero TV show, that I personally recommend.

1. The Punisher (2017 – 2019) | Seasons – 2

Marvel’s The Punisher created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot is an American web television series based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.


Frank Castle takes his revenge on those who killed his children and wife. While doing so, he uncovers a conspiracy that goes way beyond him and his family’s murder. Once a Force Recon Marine and now known as The Punisher, Frank plans to know the truth and put an end to the injustice done to those in New York.

Punisher, by far, is the most awesome Superhero TV shows ever made. Fans were ready to ram Netflix when it cancelled this gold. But you can still watch 2 seasons of it, on Netflix.

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