ByAgni Paganini, writer at
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Since the premier of Smallville almost 15 years ago, super heroes have dominated tv shows. So you have some idea there are more than 20 tv shows based on comic books for the next years, here are is the list of those shows.

1. Arrow

Arrow is based on the Green Arrow character from DC comics, and is being aired on the CW since 2012. Even though being criticised for its 3rd season, the series has satisfied the fans on the 4th one.

2. Agents Of Shield

After the success of The Avengers, Marvel started expanding their universe to tv making a show that we see the day by day of a team of agents of shield. The series is been around since 2013.

3. Gotham

Gotham centres on the childhood of Bruce Wayne and how he deals with the death of his parents on the biggest city in the US. The series also shows the adventures of Detective James Gordon, showing his life on the GCPD. The series has been around since 2014.

4. The Flash

The fastest man alive premiered in a high velocity on the CW last year, and since then, Barry Allen is been a reference to good comic book based tv shows. Yhe show is been around since 2014.

5. Agent Carter

Agent Carte was one of the most interesting and charismatic character from Captain America: The First Avenger. Of course a strong girl like her deserved the spotlight. She, then got her own tv show thats been around since earlier this year.

6. Daredevil

After the failed attempt on making a movie, Fox lost the rights to the Daredevil and the character went back to Marvel. The character almost got another movie but the creator Drew Goddard thought that a tv show would be a better idea. He wasn't wrong, and the Daredevil premiered April on Netflix, a second season is already confirmed.

7. Supergirl

The cousin of the Man Of Steel came to earth as his protector. But things didn't go as planned and she only arrived this week breaking audience records.

8. Jessica Jones

A lesser known character from Marvel is gonna get premiered on a whole new series that is planned to be aired on the 20th of November this year on Netflix.

9. DC's Legends Of Tomorrow

The CW didn't get tired and created another series to reunite the Flash and Arrow universe. The crossover is going to show the heroes and even some villains travelling through time and stopping the threats that the evil Vandal Savage is unleashing on the world. The series is been confirmed to air in January 2016.

10. Luke Cage

Luke Cage is gonna appear for the first time on a.k.a Jessica Jones that premiers on November. But Power Man is getting his own show that premiers on the second semester of 2016 on Netflix .

11. Iron Fist

The 4th defender to get his own show is Iron Fist, that is gonna tell the story of Danny Rand before allying with Luke Cage to create The Defenders. The Show premiers on 2016/2017 on Netflix.

12. The Defenders

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist are gonna get together in 2017 to kick some criminal ass on Netflix. The series are gonna tell us about the super team up of this heroes, The Defenders.

13. Krypton

Still On Its Pilot Stages: Krypton is a series based on the Superman comics, that is happening in the Extended DC Cinematic Universe 200 years before the events of the movie The Man of Steel. The series was created by David S. Goyer and will air in 2016.

14. Hellfire Club

Still on its pilot stages: The series is set in the 1960s, and follows a young special agent who discovers a woman thirsty for power with extraordinary abilities. She is working on a clandestine society of millionaires known as the Hellfire Club, That wants to rule the world.

15. Legion

Still on its pilot stages: Since he was a teenager, David Haller fought intellectuals diseases. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, he was always coming and going from hospitals. But after a strange encounter with a patient friend, he discovers that the voices that he listens to and the visions that he sees could be real.

16. Static Shock

Still On Its Pilot Stages: After the success of the animated series, Static Shock has become a very popular character in DC Comics. Now he will get a solo show, but little is known about it.

17. Teen Titans

Still On Its Pilot Stages: Earlier this year it was reported that TNT bought the rights of DC Comics Titans, and would adapt them in a TV series. Previously there was a rumour about a film of the team, but apparently it is false. It is known that TNT has ordered the pilot of the series, but no cast name was announced.

18. Marvel's Damage Control

Still On Its Pilot Stages: Marvel's Damage Control is focused on overworked and underpaid Marvel Universe cleaning staff. Their specialty is dealing with the consequences of conflicts involving superheroes, recovering weapons and taking them to their rightful owners, repair a wedding venue after it had been vaporized in a battle, or even track an African parrot that turned into stone.

19. Preacher

Based on the popular comic book series, Preacher, created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, tells the story of Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a former pastor who is possessed by an entity called Genesis, which makes him develop supernatural powers. Jesse joins his former girlfriend, Tulip (Ruth Negga), and an Irish vampire named Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) to embark on a journey in search of God. The show is going to air on AMC by mid 2016.

20. The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead has been hailed by horror fans and zombies since it debuted in 2010. The series is based on the comic book created by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard.

21. Lucifer

Based on characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg for Vertigo, the DC Entertainment, Lucifer is the original story of a fallen angel. Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer (Tom Ellis) abandons his throne and retires to Los Angeles, where he owns the Lux, a luxury nightclub.

22. iZombie

The CW has also invested in other more hidden materials of DC Comics. Its series about zombies based on the comic book iZombie debuted on the channel in March this year and has been a hit ever since.

23. Marvel's Most Wanted

Rumoured: According to Variety, Marvel and ABC ordered a pilot for a series focused on Barbara Morse / Harpy (Adrianne Palicki) and her ex-husband, Lance Hunter (Nick Blood); both were introduced in the second season of Agents of SHIELD. The producers of the first television series from Marvel Studios, Jeff Bell and Paul Zbyszewski created and scripted the first episode of the project. They will be showrunners and executive producers of the series, alongside Jeph Loeb.

24. Y: The Last Man

Rumoured: Recently, it was reported that Y: The Last Man can get a TV series by the same creator of the comic. Nothing official has been revealed, but the comic Y: The Last Man, all mammals with a Y chromosome died at the same time, except for a young man and his helper monkey. The story centers on his journey to find his girlfriend, who was on the other side of the world when the tragedy happened. However, on the adventure turns into a journey through a dystopian world full of action, espionage, political and gender discussions.

25. Watchmen

Rumoured: According to Collider, got to their knowledge that "Snyder has met with HBO to talk about a series of Watchmen-based TV." According to sources of the site, meetings on adapting the property of DC Comics has occurred, but "unfortunately, there are no details on whether this would be a prelude series," being inspired by the stories in more recent comics, titled before Watchmen. Other possibilities are "re-imagination of Watchmen history of the event itself, or a sequence".

26. The Boys

Rumoured: According to the birthmoviesdeath, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are joining the creator of Supernatural, Eric Kripke to develop a project based on "The Boys". The history of the series should narrate a series of events that occurred between 2006 and 2008 in a fictional universe where superheroes exist, but for the most part had their morals corrupted by fame and celebrity attained, and often behave irresponsibly. So a CIA squad, known informally as The Boys, is responsible for monitoring community activities of super-powered beings.

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