Superman (1988)

Superman (1988)
Voice Director: Ginny McSwain

US Premiere: Sep 17, 1988
US Conclusion: 1988

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 13

Popularity: 1,254th All Time, 2,098th This Week

Franchise: Superman
Characters on BTVA: 14
Superman (1988) Superman (1988)
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said at 7:28 PM on Sun Feb 12 2017
I love the colours and art in this version
said at 12:19 PM on Tue Dec 13 2016
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This is a pretty cool interview with Beau Weaver. In this interview, Beau talks about the audition process, the fact that the producers had two potential directors for the show (Michael Bell and Ginny McSwain) and how these two potential directors got leading roles in the show.
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.
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.
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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