My Top Favorite Superhero Shows from the 80s

My Top Favorite Superhero Shows from the 80s

Lіkе jаzz, соmіс bооkѕ аnd ѕuреrhеrо shows are a whоllу Amеrісаn аrt fоrm. Alѕо, lіkе jаzz, it іѕ аn аrt fоrm that has bееn undеrаррrесіаtеd. Aѕ a rеѕult оf thе рорulаrіtу оf superhero fіlmѕ lіkе the Dаrk Knіght, Irоn Man аnd the X-Men, superheroes have bеgun tо еntеr іntо thе аwаrеnеѕѕ оf the gеnеrаl public. The following іѕ a lіѕt оf the bеѕt ѕuреrhеrоеѕ thаt comic books have to оffеr and which were also popular shows in the 80’s without CGI.

SupermanSuperman: The fіrѕt, and іn mу оріnіоn, the best. All ѕuреr-hеrоеѕ ѕtеm from еіthеr Bаtmаn оr Suреrmаn аnd wіthоut Superman thеrе would bе nо Bаtmаn.

Fоr thоѕе who dоn’t like Suреrmаn bесаuѕе they саn’t relate to him then thеу аrе mіѕѕіng thе point. Suреrmаn іѕ a соnсерt that is mеаnt to inspire. He іѕ not ѕuрроѕеd tо bе “оnе оf uѕ.” Hе іѕ a ѕtrаngе visitor frоm аnоthеr planet thаt is ѕuрроѕеd tо gіvе us hоре thаt one day wе tоо саn be “supermen”.

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Five Superheroes Kids of the 80’s Would Never Outgrow

Five Superheroes Kids of the 80’s Would Never Outgrow

I grew up watching superhero cartoon shows. I’m sure I’m not alone here.

We lived our childhood in the imaginary world of our cartoon characters. I know you dreamt of becoming a superhero too, at one point in your life.

But time flies so fast. Kids of the 80’s are now all grown-ups (Oh, I really wanted to write ‘old’ but ‘grown-up’s’ would hurt less.)

I’m pretty sure you’ve realized how much things have changed. From playing with cool toy cars, we’re now driving real ones; dollhouses have become real homes; and toy guns have been replaced by the latest air rifles. I realized this while I was checking for the specs of my air rifle at It’s quite nostalgic when we remember our childhood days, and how our imaginary world has become real in so quick time.

Looking back, it’s pretty much easy to see the things we‘ve outgrown. But there are five cartoon characters that every kid can’t seem to outgrow. Take a look at this list.

  1. He-Man and She-Ra

These burly, muscled superheroes have fascinated our imagination. And so I won’t wonder why many guys and gals are so obsessed with working out. Well, I guess, fitness gyms should give credit to these two superheroes.

It’s just amazing how they could slay hideous monsters. I don’t really recall much of their story now but I just know they’re there to defend the universe.

  1. Inspector GadgetInspector Gadget

I think our fascination for gadgets and tech stuff is because of this uncanny inspector. Kids of the 80’s surely have lots of gadgets strapped around their body – mobile phones, headsets, tablets, tech eyeglasses, and many more.

At one point, I told my mum I wanted to join the police and be detective. I would blame Inspector Gadget had I become a detective. What’s amazing about this superhero is his arsenal of awesome gadgets. I also loved his adventures, especially when he solves a crime.

  1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nope. I won’t say a lot of the 80s kids want to become turtles – absolutely not. But many kids of our generation just love combat sports. Perhaps, you’ve seen how mixed martial arts have become so popular lately. Thanks to TNMT, we’re inspired to get fit and fight!

Probably the longest running of all superhero classics, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have defied time. Don’t get this mixed up with the 90’s turtle heroes (named after famous Italian artists) or the 2000’s or even the latest movie. Even before these latter versions, there already was a TMNT cartoon series shown during the 80s.

And one more thing these turtles have taught us – pizza!

  1. Danger Mouse

This superhero classic may be the coolest British white mouse to we’ve seen on TV. This clever, tiny superhero got to bust crime across the world. Danger Mouse is the James Bond version in the kingdom animalia. He was a great secret agent who fought crime with his clever ways.

And what’s the one thing he’s influenced us? Well he’s a jetsetter who travels around the world. And many of the 80s kids love to roam the world.

  1. The Transformers

It’s quite obvious why many of us love cars and burly vehicles. Many of us are willing to pay huge amounts to get the latest cars. And who’s to blame? I’m pointing my fingers to Bumble Bee. Probably, this 80s cartoon show has embedded in our subconscious how cool it is to have a car.

Did I miss out on your favorite superhero?