Best-Reviewed Superhero TV Shows 2018

The Marvel-versus-DC debate is as heated as ever thanks to the dozens of comic book–inspired series on television, but looking at the best-reviewed superhero shows of the year — a year that lost Marvel legend and comics industry titan Stan Lee — Marvel emerges victorious. Excelsior!

The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2018. Scores might change over time.

Adjusted Score: 99.422%
Critics Consensus: The Man with No Fear returns to top form with a third season that begins tediously slow but gradually generates comic book thrills, immeasurably helped by the welcome return of Vincent D'Onofrio's menacing Kingpin.
Synopsis: A blind lawyer fights crime by day in the courtroom and by night as a superhero with extraordinary senses in... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.31%
Critics Consensus: The Flash's fifth season maintains the show's high standard for compelling visuals, chilling villains, and well-scripted moments of humor, but also turns a more focused gaze on the role of family dynamics amongst the increasingly complex characters.
Synopsis: Scientist Barry Allen acquires super speed through a freak accident and becomes known as the Fastest Man Alive in this... [More]
Directed By: Tom Cavanagh

Legion: Season 2 (2018)

Adjusted Score: 91.793%
Critics Consensus: Legion returns with a smart, strange second season that settles into a straighter narrative without sacrificing its unique sensibilities.
Synopsis: In an epic showdown, David and his friends battled his demon, ultimately forcing it from David's body. Unfortunately, Farouk found... [More]

Adjusted Score: 91.034%
Critics Consensus: Cloak & Dagger blends soapy drama with superhero grit to create an exciting, surprisingly thoughtful addition to the genre -- even if it falls prey to a certain amount of narrative bloat.
Synopsis: The story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) -- two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who... [More]

Titans: Season 1 (2018)

Adjusted Score: 83.948%
Critics Consensus: Despite a few tonal growing pains, Titans does justice to its source material and truly shines when its titular ensemble finally assembles.
Synopsis: A new group of superheroes emerge from the DC Universe.... [More]

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