The Superhero genre has created incredible content in recent years. Superhero stories have become one of the most popular ways of telling a story. The 2010’s are the golden age of Superhero TV shows and movies. Both Marvel and DC have produced several movies and TV shows for audiences to enjoy.

These shows are some of the best reviewed shows in recent times, and they are not just superhero battle royale's. Most of these shows have stories that deal with real problems in the real world. Superhero TV shows have become one the most popular forms of entertainment and those recommended in this article are just a few of the many that are out there.

‘Jessica Jones’

Jessica Jones” is a 2015 American web television series released on Netflix. The show stars Krysten Ritter as Private Investigator Jessica Jones. The series is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This show is one that will truly takes the audience by surprise. The show has a very noir tone with the title character being a detective.

The show deals with very real and graphic issues that women face every day. The show has its own unique take when it comes to dealing with issues like rape, assault, and post-traumatic stress. The approach is very dark and can be disturbing for many audience members. Regardless of the way it depicts these things, the series is still a very strong female-led superhero show that deserves a watch or even a binge.

‘Luke Cage’

Luke Cage” is a 2016 American web television series released on Netflix. The show, along with "Jessica Jones," is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The series has a tremendous cast, starring Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, and Alfre Woodward. Colter stars as Luke Cage, a character who is trying to put his past behind him and live a normal life in the city of Harlem, New York.

The show deals with many issues associated with African-Americans.

It also deals with and pays homage to the Blaxploitation genre of the 1970s. The series has a very stylish aesthetic with great music in the background. The story is one that could resonate with fellow African-Americans and minorities. The show is very well developed, with great characters, and a fun, entertaining plot.

The job that Mike Colter does as Luke Cage is one of the many reasons why this show deserves more attention.


Legion” is a 2017 American cable television series released by FX. The show stars Dan Stevens as David Haller, also known as Legion, Aubrey Plaza, and Rachel Keller. The series is set in the Fox X-Men universe.

David Haller was diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was a child and has been in the hospital ever since. He then meets a fellow patient and starts to realize that maybe he doesn’t have a mental illness, and that there is more to his story. The show does a unique job of telling a very complex and confusing story.

The shows deal with a lot of psychological horror that is very frightening, and may not be suitable for everyone. The visual effects in the show are ground-breaking. “Legion” is definitely a must-watch show.