Superman (1988)

Superman (1988)
Voice Director: Ginny McSwain

US Premiere: Sep 17, 1988
US Conclusion: 1988

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 13

Popularity: 1,181st All Time, 1,292nd This Week

Franchise: Superman
Characters on BTVA: 14
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Starscreamsfan
said at 7:26 AM on Tue Sep 8 2015
Oh, my. I know a lot of guys are very big fans of the 1996 cartoon, but I'm not one of them. This cartoon is a big reason for that. This is what the 90's cartoon should have been: tons of fun, interesting villains, comic-accurate designs, great character dynamic and two stories in one episode.

The first story was always something that felt almost like the 50's TV show, the Daily Planet crew is assigned to a story and Superman has to deal with the enemy.

The second story was always about Clark's childhood days in Smallville, and they were really nicely done. It was a great way to end the episode.

I really wish this show had continued, because the characters were a lot more likeable and entertaining than in the 90's cartoon.

I really liked the fact that it felt almost exactly like the 1950s live-action TV show. If only the 90's show was as great as this one.
spencermalley935
said at 9:39 PM on Mon Apr 11 2016
@Starscreamsfan "tons of fun, interesting villains, comic-accurate designs, great character dynamic and two stories in one episode"

The 96 show had pretty much all of this as well (minus the two story per episodes thing) I don't know maybe I'm just a sucker for Bruce Timm's team.
Starscreamsfan
said at 4:41 AM on Wed Jun 8 2016
@spencermalley935 The designs of the 90's cartoons weren't as accurate as the ones in this cartoon. Also, I always found the characters in the 90's Supes cartoon quite boring.
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