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The BoysThe Boys
Prime Video, 2019 Running | Comedy, Drama, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Based on the graphic novel The Boys, which ran from 2008 to 2012, the show is set in a world where superheroes have run amok and get involved in reckless behavior, potentially jeopardizing the safety of the world. The titular "The Boys" is a division of the CIA that watches over the superheroes to make sure they stay in line, and when necessary, kill them.


The Walking DeadThe Walking Dead
AMC, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The Walking Dead tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by former police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. As the world overrun by the dead takes its toll on the survivors, their interpersonal conflicts present a greater danger to their continuing survival than the walkers that roam the country. Over time, the characters are changed by the constant exposure to death and some grow willing to do anything to survive. The show is based on a comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman.


LuciferLucifer
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Based on the Vertigo characters, the TV series, written and executive produced by Kapinos, centers on "Lucifer" who, bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he opens an exclusive piano bar called Lux.


Peacemaker (2022)Peacemaker (2022)
HBO Max, 2022 On Hiatus | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The series will explore the origins of the Peacemaker, a man who believes in peace at any cost - no matter how many people he has to kill to get it.


The SandmanThe Sandman
Netflix, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Sandman is an adaptation of the acclaimed DC's Vertigo comic book by Neil Gaiman. The story centers on Dream, one of the seven Endless, the rulers of the world of dreams.


Marvel's The PunisherMarvel's The Punisher
Netflix, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

First appearing in The Amazing Spider-Man #129, The Punisher is the alter ego of military veteran Frank Castle, who wages a one-man war against crime after his wife and children are killed during a shootout by rival mob outfits. The character's belief in killing criminals rather than apprehending them frequently puts him at odds with Marvel's traditional heroes.


WatchmenWatchmen
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Based on the DC Comic graphic novel, Watchmen is an alternative history series following a group of costumed crimefighters investigating the murder of one of their own.


InvincibleInvincible
Prime Video, 2021 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Based on the eponymous comic book, Invincible revolves around Mark Grayson, a normal teenager except for the fact that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet. Shortly after his 17th birthday, Mark begins to develop powers of his own and enters into his father's tutelage.


Doom PatrolDoom Patrol
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A re-imagining of one of DC's most beloved group of outcast Super Heroes: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl and Crazy Jane, led by modern-day mad scientist Dr. Niles Caulder (The Chief). The Doom Patrol's members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities - but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence - and to protect Earth from what they find. Part support group, part Super Hero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of super-powered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them. Picking up after the events of Titans, Doom Patrol will find these reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by none other than Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.


Locke & KeyLocke & Key
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Based on Hill's graphic novel, a supernatural live-action drama about the adventures of the Locke family in home with portals to other places.


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