The New Adventures of Superman

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  • TV-Y7-FV
  • 1966
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (808)

The New Adventures of Superman was an animated series which aired on CBS during Saturday mornings in 1966. Produced by Filmation Studios, the six-minute episodes was the first time Superman was seen in animated form on television and featured the voices of those who portrayed the characters during the Superman radio series in the 1940s. This included Bud Collyer and Joan Alexander as Clark/Superman and Lois Lane and Jason Beck as Perry White.

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The Malevolent Mummy / The Bird-Men from Lost Valley
18. The Malevolent Mummy / The Bird-Men from Lost Valley
September 10, 1966
An Egyptian sorcerer in mummified form attacks Lois and Superman. Avian beings must raid outside farmlands for survival because a gold raider named Trask and his henchmen hold their populace hostage.
Superman Meets Brainiac / Seeds of Disaster
17. Superman Meets Brainiac / Seeds of Disaster
September 10, 1966
Brainiac raids Earth to gather creatures to repopulate a planet devastated by atomic wars. Alien seed pods grow plants that destroy other objects.
The Two Faces of Superman / The Imp-Practical Joker
16. The Two Faces of Superman / The Imp-Practical Joker
September 10, 1966
Toyman creates a robot doppelganger of The Man Of Steel. A carnival is raided by an extra-dimensional prankster known as Mister Mxyzptlk.
Mission to Planet Peril / The Pernicious Parasite
15. Mission to Planet Peril / The Pernicious Parasite
September 10, 1966
Alien raiders forced to Earth recruit Superman to rescue hostages on their home world. While breaking into a science lab, a petty criminal named I.C. Harris is exposed to a radioactive isotope and achieves power to drain physical strength from other men. With his new power, he aims to become a "Superman of Crime" - but when he discovers the real Superman his unstoppable greed for physical power proves fatal.
Lava Men / Luthor Strikes Again
14. Lava Men / Luthor Strikes Again
September 10, 1966
In Mexico, a volcano creates living beings of lava. Lex Luthor uses Jimmy Olsen as bait to use Kryptonite laser beam weapons against Superman in a paint factory.
Superman's Double Trouble / The Deadly Super-Doll
13. Superman's Double Trouble / The Deadly Super-Doll
September 10, 1966
A mid-ocean earthquake releases a giant lobster and a giant alligator. The Sorcerer uses a voodoo doll to stop Superman.
The Tree Man of Arbora / The Image Maker
12. The Tree Man of Arbora / The Image Maker
September 10, 1966
A tree being brought to life near a meteor crater consumes enormous quantities of water. A master criminal scientist named Luna captures Lois in order to send her into space within his 4D movie as part of his revenge on her for sending him to prison seven years ago.
The Abominable Ice-Man / The Men from A.P.E.
11. The Abominable Ice-Man / The Men from A.P.E.
September 10, 1966
An ice being freezes tropical Hawaii where Lois Lane is having her vacation. Lex Luthor, The Warlock, Toyman, and Prankster form the organization A.P.E. (short of Allied Perpetrators of Evil) and combine their powers to defeat Superman.
Insect Raiders / Return of Warlock
10. Insect Raiders / Return of Warlock
September 10, 1966
Criminals who have perfected insect powers must stop Superman from foiling their wave of crime. The Warlock steals a magic gem to wreak havoc on Superman's friends.
The Fire Phantom / The Deadly Dish
9. The Fire Phantom / The Deadly Dish
September 10, 1966
A living flame from Earth's core appears and sets off a mammoth forest fire. Lex Luthor traps Lois, Jimmy, and Perry White so he can lure Superman into range of a Kryptonite Transmitter.
The Iron Eater / The Ape Army of the Amazon
8. The Iron Eater / The Ape Army of the Amazon
September 10, 1966
A shape-shifting alien creature that emerged from a fallen meteorite who devours metal structures raises havoc. In South America, an exiled military officer named Colonel Vasta and a disgraced scientist named Dr. Rucas control apes with the transmitter on Dr. Rucas' back in a plot to rob an underground treasure. Lois is caught, tied to a pillar and gagged, and Rucas activates an Inca Statue to crush her.
The Magnetic Monster / The Toys of Doom
7. The Magnetic Monster / The Toys of Doom
September 10, 1966
A magnetic device that melts metal objects is used by alien beings on Earth. Phoning in an anonymous tip to lure Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen to an abandoned factory on the outskirts of Metropolis, Toyman captures Lois and Jimmy to help launch a wave of crime and keep Superman away.
Neolithic Nightmare / The Return of Brainiac
6. Neolithic Nightmare / The Return of Brainiac
September 10, 1966
Jimmy Olsen falls into an underground pocket populated by malevolent creatures. An alien computer named Brainiac has been capturing different kinds of animals by shrinking them. Brainiac is taking the tiny animals to his dying home world on his spaceship a la Noah's Ark. When he also must find a man and woman for repopulation, Brainiac ends up shrinking and capturing Superman and Lois.
Robot of Riga / The Invisible Raiders
5. Robot of Riga / The Invisible Raiders
September 10, 1966
Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen are kidnapped by alien hunters whose "zoo" is protected by a giant robot. The Sorcerer, a malevolent wizard, uses hirelings using an invisibility field to commit crimes.
The Chimp Who Made It Big / The Deadly Icebergs
4. The Chimp Who Made It Big / The Deadly Icebergs
September 10, 1966
The fusion of two irradiated pieces of space debris fatefully changes a chimpanzee named Toto on board a space craft. When the capsule containing the space craft lands on Earth, the chimpanzee ends up turning into Titano. Despite Titano causing destruction (and grabbing Lois), Superman must convince the military not to open fire as he thinks he can revert Titano back to Toto. Saboteurs have rigged gigantic icebergs with explosives to rob a luxury liner.
The Threat of the Thrutans / The Wicked Warlock
3. The Threat of the Thrutans / The Wicked Warlock
September 10, 1966
An alien space probe trapped in Earth orbit uses force to try to return to its home galaxy. A male witch called the Warlock must seize a rare gem that contains powerful magic.
The Prehistoric Pterodactyls / Merlin's Magic Marbles
2. The Prehistoric Pterodactyls / Merlin's Magic Marbles
September 10, 1966
Two giant flying monsters are freed from frozen suspension. Lex Luthor uses a temporal communicator to discover magic powers.
The Force Phantom / Mermen of Emor
1. The Force Phantom / Mermen of Emor
September 10, 1966
An alien ship uses an energy creature to attack Earth. Scuba divers are captured for sport by malevolent fish beings led by Triton.
Description

The New Adventures of Superman was an animated series which aired on CBS during Saturday mornings in 1966. Produced by Filmation Studios, the six-minute episodes was the first time Superman was seen in animated form on television and featured the voices of those who portrayed the characters during the Superman radio series in the 1940s. This included Bud Collyer and Joan Alexander as Clark/Superman and Lois Lane and Jason Beck as Perry White.

The New Adventures of Superman is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (18 episodes). The series first aired on September 10, 1966.

Where to Watch The New Adventures of Superman

The New Adventures of Superman is available for streaming on the Warner Bros. website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The New Adventures of Superman on demand at Amazon, DC Universe, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 10, 1966
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (808)