North American comic books adapted to film/TV

List of films & TV shows which were adapted from a comic book originally published in North America (ie, no comic strips) with no comic books which were themselves adapted from another medium (ie, Green Hornet, the Shadow).
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1.
Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word. (216 mins.)
“ Derived from C.C. Beck & Bill Parker's Captain Marvel. ” - dusky-1
 
2.
Superman (1941 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon. (10 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
3.
Spy Smasher (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Alan Armstrong, aka Spy Smasher, battles a Nazi villain known as The Mask, who heads a gang of saboteurs determined to spread destruction across America. (215 mins.)
Director: William Witney
“ Derived from C.C. Beck & Bill Parker's Spy Smasher. ” - dusky-1
 
4.
Batman (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies. (260 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
“ Derived from Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman. ” - dusky-1
 
5.
Captain America (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations. (244 mins.)
“ Derived from Joe Simon & Jack Kirby's Captain America. ” - dusky-1
 
6.
The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Columbia's 33rd serial (made between "Jack Armstrong" and "The Sea Hound") was based on the character that first appeared in "Action Comics" No... (285 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
“ Derived from Mort Weisinger & Mort Meskin's Vigilante. ” - dusky-1
 
7.
Hop Harrigan America's Ace of the Airways (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Hop Harrigan (William Bakewell) and his pal "Tank" Tinker (Sumner Getchell)operate a small airport and flying service...
Director: Derwin Abrahams
“ Derived from Jon Blummer's Hop Harrigan. ” - dusky-1
 
8.
Congo Bill (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A girl is about to inherit a fortune, but she is missing in Africa. Only then, family charges Congo Bill, an adventurer, to find her, and bring her back to civilization. He follows a legend about some White Queen, but his path is full of difficulties, by an inhospitable jungle, and the man who will lose the fortune if the girl is found alive. (270 mins.)
“ Derived from Whitney Ellsworth & George Papp's Congo Bill. ” - dusky-1
 
9.
Superman (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady. (244 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
10.
Batman and Robin (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind. (263 mins.)
Director: Spencer Bennet
“ Derived from Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman. ” - dusky-1
 
11.
Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans. (252 mins.)
Director: Spencer Bennet
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
12.
Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy. (58 mins.)
Director: Lee Sholem
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
13.
Adventures of Superman (1952 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
14.
Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis... (242 mins.)
“ Derived from Will Eisner's Blackhawk. ” - dusky-1
 
15.
Stamp Day for Superman (1954 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Superman's commitment to promote US Savings Stamps is temporarily delayed when Lois is kidnapped. (18 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carr
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
16.
Superman and the Jungle Devil (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Compilation of 3 episodes of "The Adventures of Superman" tv series: episodes #39 ("Machine That Could Plot Crimes")... (77 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
17.
Superman Flies Again (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Compilation of 3 episodes of the "Adventures of Superman" TV show: episodes #30 ("Jet Ace"), #35 ("The Dog Who Knew Superman")... (77 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
18.
Superman in Exile (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Compilation of 3 episodes of "The Adventures of Superman" tv series: episode #33 ("Superman in Exile")... (77 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
19.
Superman in Scotland Yard (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Compilation of 3 episodes of "The Adventures of Superman" tv series: episodes #34 ("A Ghost for Scotland Yard")...
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
20.
Superman's Peril (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Compilation of 3 episodes of "The Adventures of Superman" tv series: episode #47 ("The Golden Vulture")... (77 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
21.
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(28 mins.)
“ Derived from Will Eisner & Jerry Ingel's Sheena. ” - dusky-1
 
22.
I Love Lucy (1951 TV Series)
Episode: Lucy and Superman (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Lucy competes with her friend Carolyn Appleby over invitations and scheduling for Little Ricky's birthday party... (30 mins.)
“ Features an appearance by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
23.
The Adventures of Super Pup (1958 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
(22 mins.)
Director: Cal Howard
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
24.
The Adventures of Superboy (1961 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Jimmy, Clark Kent and Lana Lang's friend, is ashamed that his father works as a doorman at the Smallville theater... (26 mins.)
Director: George Blair
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
25.
Batman (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The Caped Crusader battles evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s parody of the comic book hero's exploits. (25 mins.)
“ Derived from Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman. ” - dusky-1
 
26.
Batman: The Movie (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people. (105 mins.)
“ Derived from Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman. ” - dusky-1
 
27.
Captain America (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The patriotic sole recipient of a revolutionary body enhancement project battles evil as the star spangled defender of America.
“ Derived from Joe Simon & Jack Kirby's Captain America; adapted from many stories by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby & Don Heck. ” - dusky-1
 
28.
Hulk (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The adventures of a nuclear scientist cursed with the tendency to turning into a huge green brute under stress.
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Hulk; adapted from many stories by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko & Bill Everett. ” - dusky-1
 
29.
Iron Man (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An inventive munitions industrialist fights the forces of evil using a revolutionary suit of power armor.
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Iron Man; adapted from many stories by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Don Heck & Gene Colan. ” - dusky-1
 
30.
Mighty Thor (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The contemporary adventures of the Norse god of thunder and lightning.
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Thor; adapted from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Thor. ” - dusky-1
 
31.
The New Adventures of Superman (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the eyes of most Superman fans, this series consisted of four seasons. Season 1 (1966-1967) was a... (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
32.
The Sub-Mariner (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The prince of the sunken city of Atlantis protects his home from all enemies both above and below the surface of the sea.
“ Derived from Bill Everett's Sub-Mariner; adapted from stories by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Bill Everett & Gene Colan. ” - dusky-1
 
33.
Superboy (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Andy Warhol
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
34.
Batgirl (1967 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
At the Gotham City library, Barbara Gordon helps Bruce Wayne find a book on butterflies so he can prove a point to a friend... (8 mins.)
“ Derived from Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman and Julius Schwartz & Carmine Infantino's Batgirl. ” - dusky-1
 
35.
Fantastic Four (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Four costumed superheroes battle the world's most terrifying villains. (30 mins.)
“ Adapted from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Fantastic Four. ” - dusky-1
 
36.
Spider-Man (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A teenage boy with the powers of a spider fights crime as the Webslinging Wonder.
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man; adapted some material by Stan Lee & Steve Ditko. ” - dusky-1
 
37.
The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The animated adventures of several DC Comics superheroes. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman and Mort Weisinger & Paul Morris' Aquaman. ” - dusky-1
 
38.
Wonder Woman: Who's Afraid of Diana Prince? (1967 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
At the height of the popularity of "Batman" (1966), producer William Dozier produced this short film... (4 mins.)
“ Derived from William Moulton Marston's Wonder Woman. ” - dusky-1
 
39.
Aquaman (1968 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A repackaging of Aquaman's half of _"Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure, The" (1967)_, including the... (30 mins.)
Director: Hal Sutherland
“ Derived from Mort Weisinger & Paul Morris' Aquaman. ” - dusky-1
 
40.
The Archie Show (1968 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The comedic misadventures and music of Archie Andrews and his friends. (30 mins.)
Director: Hal Sutherland
“ Derived from Bob Montana's Archie. ” - dusky-1
 
41.
The Batman/Superman Hour (1968 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Dynamic Duo battles crime in Gotham City. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman and Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman. ” - dusky-1
 
42.
Archie and His New Pals (1969 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
(30 mins.)
Director: Hal Sutherland
“ Derived from Bob Montana's Archie. ” - dusky-1
 
43.
The Archie Comedy Hour (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Riverdale students second show, in an hour-long format, featuring Sabrina, the Teenage Witch shorts, and "Archie's Fun House", a feature comprised of music and skits. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Bob Montana's Archie. ” - dusky-1
 
44.
Archie's Funhouse (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Archie's Fun House is packed with crazy blackout gags, outrageous puns, wacky jokes and three jukebox songs per episode. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from Bob Montana's Archie. ” - dusky-1
 
45.
Josie and the Pussycats (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
'Josie and the Pussycats' is a pop music group. During their tours are always involved in strange mysteries. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Dan DeCarlo's Josie and the Pussycats. ” - dusky-1
 
46.
Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Sabrina's involved with a band of monsters, The Groovy Ghoulies; a rock band with Dracula, the Wolfman, and Frankenstein; who scare people for their own amusement. (60 mins.)
Director: Hal Sutherland
“ Derived from George Gladir & Dan DeCarlo's Sabrina. ” - dusky-1
 
47.
Archie's TV Funnies (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In this show, Archie and the gang present animated adaptations of popular comic strips like Smokey Stover and Dick Tracy. (30 mins.)
Director: Hal Sutherland
“ Derived from Bob Montana's Archie. ” - dusky-1
 
48.
The Electric Company (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A comedy variety show that teaches basic phonetic and grammar concepts using live-action sketches, cartoons, songs, and Spider-Man episodes. (28 mins.)
“ Includes segments featuring Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man. ” - dusky-1
 
49.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Toon version of the Archie Comics witch who uses her powers to aide the uncertainty of adolescence. (30 mins.)
Director: Hal Sutherland
“ Derived from George Gladir & Dan DeCarlo's Sabrina. ” - dusky-1
 
50.
Fritz the Cat (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s. (78 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
“ Derived from Robert Crumb's Fritz the Cat. ” - dusky-1
 
51.
Josie and the Pussy Cats in Outer Space (1972 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Josie and the gang are doing a photo shoot on a rocket ship when Alexadra, wanting to get into the spotlight... (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Dan DeCarlo's Josie and the Pussycats. ” - dusky-1
 
52.
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die. (92 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
“ Adapted from stories by Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, Graham Ingels & George Evans. ” - dusky-1
 
53.
Super Friends (1973 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The greatest of the DC Comics superheroes work together to uphold the good with the help of some young proteges. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from various DC Comics super heroes. ” - dusky-1
 
54.
Superman (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A compilation of four episodes of "The Adventures of Superman" tv series: episode #95 ("The Mysterious Cube")... (104 mins.)
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
55.
The Vault of Horror (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An anthology of five horror stories shared by five men trapped in the basement of an office building. (87 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
“ Adapted from stories by Al Feldstein, Joe Orlando, George Evans, Jack Davis & Jack Kamen. ” - dusky-1
 
56.
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been. (77 mins.)
Director: Robert Taylor
“ Derived from Robert Crumb's Fritz the Cat. ” - dusky-1
 
57.
Shazam! (1974 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young boy, able to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel, travels the country fighting evil and helping people. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from C.C. Beck & Bill Parker's Captain Marvel. ” - dusky-1
 
58.
The U.S. Of Archie (1974 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Archie and the Riverdale gang explore and reenact important moments of American history. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Bob Montana's Archie. ” - dusky-1
 
59.
Wonder Woman (1974 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A super-hero uses her powers to thwart an international spy ring. (73 mins.)
“ Derived from William Moulton Marston's Wonder Woman. ” - dusky-1
 
60.
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
TV adaptation of the campy 1960s Broadway musical about the Man of Steel, his friends, his enemies, and his self-image problems.
Director: Jack Regas
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
61.
Wonder Woman (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The adventures of the greatest of the female superheroes. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from William Moulton Marston's Wonder Woman. ” - dusky-1
 
62.
The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A team of the greatest DC Comics superheroes protects Earth with the help of a pair of alien sibling apprentices. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from various DC Comics super heroes. ” - dusky-1
 
63.
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
With the powers given by the bite of a radioactive spider, a young man fights crime as a wall-crawling superhero. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man. ” - dusky-1
 
64.
The New Adventures of Batman (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Batman, Robin and Batgirl fight crime in Gotham City with the "help" of Batmite. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman. ” - dusky-1
 
65.
The New Archie/Sabrina Hour (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Don Towsley
“ Derived from Bob Montana's Archie and George Gladir & Dan DeCarlo's Sabrina. ” - dusky-1
 
66.
Challenge of the Superfriends (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The Justice League of America battles the plots of the supervillian team, the Legion of Doom. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from various DC Comics super heroes. ” - dusky-1
 
67.
Dr. Strange (1978 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past. (93 mins.)
Director: Philip DeGuere
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Doctor Strange. ” - dusky-1
 
68.
The Fantastic Four (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The super-elastic Mr. Fantastic, the force field-wielding Invisible Girl, the orange rock-covered Thing and the data-crammed robot Herbie make up a team of superheroes dedicated to thwarting would-be world-dominating villains.
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Fantastic Four; adapted some material by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby. ” - dusky-1
 
69.
The Incredible Hulk (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress. (60 mins.)
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Hulk. ” - dusky-1
 
70.
Spider Man (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
To fight against the evil Iron Cross Army, led by the space emperor Professor Monster, a daredevil motorcyclist... (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man. ” - dusky-1
 
71.
Superman (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. (143 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
72.
Tarzan and the Super 7 (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An anthology series featuring various fantasy action heroes. (90 mins.)
“ Includes segments with Bill Finger & Bob Kane's Batman. ” - dusky-1
 
73.
Captain America (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
A recipient of an experimental body enhancement chemical retaliates against his would be killers as a star spangled superhero. (120 mins.)
Director: Rod Holcomb
“ Derived from Joe Simon & Jack Kirby's Captain America. ” - dusky-1
 
74.
Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process. (83 mins.)
Director: Ivan Nagy
“ Derived from Joe Simon & Jack Kirby's Captain America. ” - dusky-1
 
75.
Fred and Barney Meet the Thing (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A show featuring two different cartoon segments,The New Fred and Barney Show (a revival of The Flintstones) and The Thing (based on the Marvel Comics superhero). (60 mins.)
“ Includes segments featuring Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Thing. ” - dusky-1
 
76.
Legends of the Superheroes (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A teamup of some of DC Comics' greatest superheroes together, for 2 specials: a race to stop the united supervillains' plot to destroy the earth, then later a roast in tribute to all of the heroes hosted by Ed McMahon. (100 mins.)
“ Derived from various DC Comics super heroes. ” - dusky-1
 
77.
The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The adventures of the original stretchable superhero and various other characters. (120 mins.)
“ Derived from Jack Cole's Plastic Man. ” - dusky-1
 
78.
Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students... (90 mins.)
Director: Ron Satlof
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man. ” - dusky-1
 
79.
Spider-Woman (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The adventures of a female superhero with spider-like abilities. (21 mins.)
“ Derived from Archie Goodwin & Sal Buscema's Spider-Woman. ” - dusky-1
 
80.
The World's Greatest SuperFriends (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The further and darker adventures of the team consisting of DC Comics' greatest superheroes. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from various DC Comics super heroes. ” - dusky-1
 
81.
Dracula (1980 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
In this animated adaptation of the Tomb of Dracula comic book series, Dracula assumes control of a satanic cult and fathers a child through one of his followers, but the forces of both good and evil align themselves against him. (89 mins.)
“ Adapted from Marv Wolfman & Gene Colan's Tomb of Dracula. ” - dusky-1
 
82.
The Ri¢hie Ri¢h/Scooby-Doo Show (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A one-hour featuring episodes of both the Scooby-Doo and Richie Rich cartoon series. Scooby and the... (60 mins.)
“ Derived from Alfred Harvey & Warren Kremer's Richie Rich. ” - dusky-1
 
83.
Super Friends (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The further adventures of the DC Universe's greatest superheroes. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from various DC Comics super heroes. ” - dusky-1
 
84.
Superman II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
85.
Heavy Metal (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
“ Adapted from stories by Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson & Angus McKie. ” - dusky-1
 
86.
The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam! (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The adventures of a high school for superheroes while the Marvel Family fights evil with the power given to them by the wizard, Shazam.
Director: Arthur H. Nadel
“ Derived from C.C. Beck & Bill Parker's Captain Marvel. ” - dusky-1
 
87.
Kyofu densetsu: Kaiki! Furankenshutain (1981 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Japanese animated version of the Mary Shelley classic (very gory, though; not for kids). (98 mins.)
Director: Yûgo Serikawa
“ Adapted from Gary Friedrich & Mike Ploog's Monster of Frankenstein. ” - dusky-1
 
88.
Spider-Man (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The web slinging superhero battles crime in New York City. (30 mins.)
Director: Don Jurwich
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man. ” - dusky-1
 
89.
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Spider-Man battles crime in New York City with the help of Iceman and Firestar. (22 mins.)
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man. ” - dusky-1
 
90.
Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two episodes of the TV series "Spider Man" edited together and released as a feature. (92 mins.)
Director: Don McDougall
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Spider-Man. ” - dusky-1
 
91.
The Incredible Hulk (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A research scientist is cursed with the tendency to turn into a giant green brute under stress. (24 mins.)
“ Derived from Stan Lee & Jack Kirby's Hulk. ” - dusky-1
 
92.
Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The adventures of the richest boy in the world and his friends and servants. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from Alfred Harvey & Warren Kremer's Richie Rich. ” - dusky-1
 
93.
Shazam! (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
“ Derived from C.C. Beck & Bill Parker's Captain Marvel. ” - dusky-1
 
94.
Swamp Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ Derived from Len Wein & Bernie Wrightson's Swamp Thing. ” - dusky-1
 
95.
Superman III (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel. (125 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman. ” - dusky-1
 
96.
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe... (117 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
“ Derived from Will Eisner & Jerry Iger's Sheena. ” - dusky-1
 
97.
SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The Justice League of America now battle against the forces of the evil New God Darkseid with the addition of Firestorm, the Nuclear Man. (30 mins.)
“ Derived from various DC Comics super heroes. ” - dusky-1
 
98.
Supergirl (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch. (105 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
“ Derived from Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster's Superman and Otto Binder & Curt Swan's Supergirl. ” - dusky-1
 
99.
Red Sonja (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A vengeful woman sets out to retrieve a magic orb from an evil queen whom she vows vengeance upon after the evil queen slain her family and her loyal warriors raped her. (89 mins.)
“ Derived from Roy Thomas & Barry Windsor-Smith's Red Sonja. ” - dusky-1
 
100.
Howard the Duck (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader. (110 mins.)
Director: Willard Huyck
“ Derived from Steve Gerber & Frank Brunner's Howard the Duck. ” - dusky-1