No comic superhero is as widely recognized and as popular as The Dark Knight. First appearing in 1939, the iconic character has gained a cult following and has become a multimedia franchise giant. In fact, it is the 13th highest-grossing media franchise of all time, with an estimated $28.6 billion in revenue. Since its debut, we've only seen the Caped Crusader in the pages of comics. This all changed back in 1966, the TV series Batman was released. It was every fan's dream to finally see him brought to life. It was the start of something great for Batman and become the start of a sprawling film and TV media franchise. Each one, exploring an aspect of the Batman mythos that continues to this day. The late 1980s to the late 90s saw various Batman films be released. Most of them were well-received and helped boost the popularity of Batman even more.
Even more impressive is the number of animated film and TV shows that were made for Batman. They started with Batman: The Animated Series, which pretty much solidified his status as a cultural icon for good. The was a show, Batman Beyond, that showed Bruce Wayne taking on a successor. There's Justice League, that involved a lot of major characters in the DC Comics Universe. It's a long list of movies and TV shows that any fan would be proud of. If you've yet to witness what TV shows DC Comics has to offer, you might want to check out our list below. We've included some of the best DC TV shows related to Batman that we think you'll like.
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