Best Superhero Series 2021

Marvel just about dominated every screen available in 2021, so it’s no surprise that they’re crowding pretty much everyone else out in Best Superhero Series. All four of the live-action series they released across the year are here, though watch out for Superman & Lois, another successful debut for DC Comics on The CW.

The order reflects each series’ Tomatometer score (as of December 31, 2021) after adjustment from our ranking formula, which factors a show’s number of total reviews.

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Part loving homage to TV history, part off-kilter mystery, WandaVision is a wonderfully weird and strikingly bold step into the small screen for the MCU - and a perfect showcase for Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany.
Directed By: Jac Schaeffer, Kevin Feige

Loki: Season 1 (2021)

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: A delightful diversion from the MCU as we know it, Loki successfully sees star Tom Hiddleston leap from beloved villain to endearing antihero -- with a little help from Owen Wilson -- in a series that's as off-kilter, charming, and vaguely dangerous as the demigod himself.

Hawkeye: Season 1 (2021)

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Hawkeye starts slowly, but the street-level action is a refreshing change of pace for the MCU -- and the chemistry between its leads sparkles even when the plot lags.

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Packed with blockbuster action and deft character beats, Falcon and the Winter Soldier proves itself worthy of Captain America's legacy with its globetrotting intrigue, mature social commentary, and the sparky rapport between stars Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan.
Directed By: Kari Skogland

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Though it may be a bit too grounded for some viewers, Superman & Lois draws strength from unexpected places - without skimping on the action -- to carve its own path in a crowded superhero universe.

Tag Cloud

Extras stop motion Image Comics Amazon Prime romantic comedy MCU Shudder blockbusters harry potter venice supernatural independent Polls and Games kong Mary Tyler Moore 2015 Fall TV TV movies Lifetime Christmas movies sopranos richard e. Grant Dark Horse Comics scary king kong sitcom Pop TV reboot New York Comic Con First Reviews police drama mission: impossible versus Television Critics Association CMT Syfy South by Southwest Film Festival TCA Awards wonder woman rt archives king arthur movies Kids & Family Mystery Discovery Channel TV renewals Disney streaming service aliens Sundance Now Sundance TV Anna Paquin obi wan cancelled TV shows OneApp Nickelodeon twilight all-time worst movies LGBT NBC A&E target Starz Cosplay series YA 79th Golden Globes Awards Reality critic resources criterion cats docudrama name the review feel good MGM diversity Freeform superhero black comedy El Rey Winners dreamworks chucky summer TV preview binge VH1 dceu 2019 Music comic books breaking bad joker DC streaming service international docuseries Alien best 90s The Arrangement rotten movies we love new zealand Pirates witnail Song of Ice and Fire anime AMC Plus cancelled television war National Geographic BBC basketball slashers leaderboard Awards CW Seed Sci-Fi TBS YouTube Paramount Plus E! Adult Swim toy story Disney biopic comics Disney Plus popular adenture Tomatazos Columbia Pictures PaleyFest FX royal family LGBTQ movie Epix RT History Countdown 71st Emmy Awards Ovation Nominations YouTube Red sag awards Crunchyroll IMDb TV crime drama Pixar Food Network Paramount Bravo rt labs critics edition PBS Netflix Christmas movies TIFF space Winter TV christmas movies President child's play Oscars canceled Hear Us Out legend scary movies Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Mindy Kaling halloween Christmas A24 Shondaland SundanceTV HBO Max black period drama indie video on demand french asian-american renewed TV shows TCA romance Rocky blockbuster Paramount Network Horror posters latino razzies broadcast football TV Red Carpet thriller Pop hist trailers screenings live event streaming movies films Creative Arts Emmys Trophy Talk Best Actress adventure boxing book Emmy Nominations revenge BBC One lord of the rings japanese Academy Awards MTV Pacific Islander crime thriller crossover Holiday Trailer CBS Best Director gangster Watching Series elevated horror nfl Amazon Prime Video blaxploitation dramedy 007 Box Office Classic Film fresh Disney Channel dogs 2017 Spike FOX The Purge 2018 deadpool Rocketman Comedy BAFTA monster movies zombies travel Thanksgiving natural history ITV Action Tokyo Olympics IFC hollywood strong female leads Binge Guide die hard Chernobyl nbcuniversal Superheroe Infographic directors stoner Universal Pictures medical drama Video Games Disney+ Disney Plus anthology comic book movies mutant documentaries technology historical drama Best Picture festivals The Walking Dead debate game of thrones rt labs Tumblr Comedy Central Animation Podcast concert what to watch Wes Anderson archives Sundance festival SXSW 2022 DirecTV Paramount Pictures Film Baby Yoda laika Black Mirror cartoon Turner worst Certified Fresh DC Comics Best and Worst psychological thriller cults spider-man spanish language toronto Interview political drama Fox Searchlight 93rd Oscars ratings Vudu theme song italian Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Tubi dragons Premiere Dates foreign TNT Biopics summer TV obituary quibi Endgame DGA Captain marvel YouTube Premium high school Esquire Martial Arts Marathons sports ID Walt Disney Pictures comic book movie Prime Video miniseries 4/20 ABC Family X-Men BBC America hispanic scorecard Brie Larson emmy awards singing competition Elton John Best Actor spanish USA Network Funimation discovery Black History Month streamig dark Summer Warner Bros. Amazon Studios Mary poppins Fantasy art house Apple 73rd Emmy Awards Photos Sneak Peek action-comedy spain serial killer summer preview composers FX on Hulu The Academy Family The Walt Disney Company Apple TV Plus Legendary Ellie Kemper Pet Sematary ABC Signature MSNBC Awards Tour OWN james bond Marvel Television Grammys 21st Century Fox Trivia free movies WarnerMedia documentary zero dark thirty Travel Channel USA Writers Guild of America stand-up comedy DC Universe dc young adult 72 Emmy Awards Cannes Emmys batman jamie lee curtis ghosts indiana jones Lionsgate Hulu Logo HFPA green book Sony Pictures parents Mudbound halloween tv adaptation Crackle Stephen King Mary Poppins Returns 45 sequel Country boxoffice Turner Classic Movies spy thriller GIFs Schedule know your critic kids Television Academy GoT franchise sequels TLC APB Masterpiece remakes 2021 Valentine's Day Toys 24 frames children's TV rom-coms Star Wars universal monsters casting cinemax TCA Winter 2020 NBA award winner mcc History talk show streaming BET australia GLAAD new star wars movies Comic Book justice league Hallmark werewolf TV Land true crime Spring TV Fox News marvel cinematic universe kaiju Exclusive Video FXX aapi golden globes animated Amazon TCM Focus Features game show comic Drama Broadway Fargo 2016 20th Century Fox Comic-Con@Home 2021 nature PlayStation American Society of Cinematographers Acorn TV Character Guide See It Skip It Marvel 99% Tarantino south america CNN Film Festival mob Apple TV+ screen actors guild television Hallmark Christmas movies SDCC AMC Reality Competition Calendar ViacomCBS olympics satire 1990s CBS All Access critics scene in color Musical Ghostbusters Teen facebook 2020 godzilla IFC Films ESPN spinoff canceled TV shows HBO classics E3 Showtime Opinion Oscar cancelled TV series Neflix science fiction Peacock Britbox Star Trek teaser The Witch heist movie dexter Rock WGN comiccon finale genre Comics on TV rotten a nightmare on elm street Set visit suspense hidden camera NYCC zombie biography tv talk hispanic heritage month Nat Geo Heroines Netflix Lucasfilm San Diego Comic-Con Pride Month mockumentary Cartoon Network First Look crime based on movie TruTV live action Super Bowl Quiz The CW BET Awards VICE Instagram Live women Lifetime comedies book adaptation golden globe awards Universal vs. Western saw ABC cancelled video TCA 2017 robots Rom-Com transformers 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards politics reviews superman Marvel Studios marvel comics slasher Tags: Comedy psycho new york vampires Arrowverse japan telelvision unscripted trophy TV One spider-verse RT21 HBO Go Year in Review Spectrum Originals jurassic park disaster Musicals cooking doctor who VOD Holidays Superheroes prank news 94th Oscars SXSW cops Avengers Hollywood Foreign Press Association cars pirates of the caribbean Election fast and furious Women's History Month social media