Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Live-Action TV Shows Based On Popular Comic Books

The Adventures Of Superman: (1952 - 1958) Starred George Reeves as Superman. Reeves' death still remains one of Hollywood's greatest unsolved mysteries.

Batman: (1966 - 1968) Classic series with Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin. Best Batmobile of all time.

Shazam!: ( 1974 - 1977) This live-action series ran on Saturday mornings and was produced by Filmation, a company better known for making cartoons.

Wonder Woman: (1975 - 1979) The beautiful Lynda Carter played the title character. This was actually the second live-action TV series based on the comic book.

The Amazing Spider-Man: (1977 - 1979) This series starred Nicholas Hammond, who was better remembered as the oldest Von Trapp son in the movie "The Sound Of Music".

The Incredible Hulk: (1978 - 1982) Bill Bixby as Dr. David Banner and Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk. This was one of the more successful super-hero series.

The Flash: (1990 - 1991) One of the many super-hero series to appeared on TV after the success of Tim Burton's "Batman" (1989).

Lois And Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman: (1993 - 1997) Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane and Dean Cain as Clark Kent / Superman. This series focused more on the relationship between Lois Lane and Clark Kent.

Night Man: (1997 - 1999) One of the few non Marvel or DC super-heroes to have their own series.

Smallville: (2001 - 2011) Tom Welling starred as a young Clark Kent. The most successful and probably the best series ever made based on a comic book.

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