10 greatest superhero TV shows

WIth “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” making its big debut on ABC tomorrow night, it got HitFix staffers to thinking about all the live-action superhero TV shows of yore, from “Adventures of Superman” in the 1950s to NBC’s “Heroes” five decades later. And after putting them to a vote – though not before a little back-and-forth about the legitimacy of including a show like “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” which we ultimately decided to allow – we came up with our final list of the Top 10 (actually 11, thanks to one tie) live-action superhero TV series of all time. After clicking on the gallery below to see all our picks, build your own personal top 10 list in the drag-and-drop poll further down.

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres Tuesday, September 24 at 8PM on ABC.