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10 Best Offbeat Superhero Shows Like ‘Invincible’ To Watch While Waiting For Season 2

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Prime Video’s hit series Invincible has already become one of the best superhero stories out there, but it is still not the most conventional superhero story out there. The series has basically bucket loads of violence and graphic imagery and even the story is a bit different than the normal superhero stories like Marvel films. Based on the Image Comics series of the same name, Invincible follows Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), the teenage son of the most powerful superhero in the world Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons). Mark finally gets the power that he waited so long for but nothing is as it seems even his own father. So, if you are tired of waiting for Season 2 of Invincible here are the 10 best offbeat superhero shows like Invincible.

Peacemaker

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Synopsis: Peacemaker explores the continuing story of the character that John Cena reprises in the aftermath of executive producer James Gunn’s 2021 film The Suicide Squad – a compellingly vainglorious man who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it! The series stars John Cena as Peacemaker, Danielle Brooks as Adebayo, Freddie Stroma as Vigilante, Jennifer Holland as Harcourt, Chukwudi Iwuji as Murn, Steve Agee as Economos and Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith.

The Umbrella Academy

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: On the same day in 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by a billionaire who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his “children” to save the world. Now, the six surviving members reunite upon the news of their father’s passing and must work together to solve a mystery surrounding his death. But the estranged family begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse. The Umbrella Academy is based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.

The Boys

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: The Boys is an irreverent take on what happens when superheroes, who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians and as revered as Gods, abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good. It’s the powerless against the super powerful as The Boys embark on a heroic quest to expose the truth about “The Seven”, and their formidable Vought backing.

Misfits

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: Awarded the BAFTA for best drama series, Misfits follows a group of ASBO teenagers who develop strange powers after they are caught in a freak storm. This comedy drama series first aired in the UK in November 2009 to massive critical acclaim and went on to receive a host of awards and nominations.

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Jessica Jones

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: Raw, riveting and relentlessly compelling, Marvel’s Jessica Jones: The Complete First Season ignites a fi restorm of suspense cloaked in the haze of a noir-inspired slow burn. Haunted by a tragedy that broke her world apart, Jessica Jones settles in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, and opens her own detective agency, called Alias Investigations, with the hope of rebuilding her life and keeping the lights on in her apartment. She discovers that the source of her trauma, a mind-controlling sociopath named Kilgrave, has resurfaced, forcing her to use her gifts as a private eye to track him down before he causes more damage to her life or to anyone else.

The Tick

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with mental health issues and zero powers comes to suspect his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover the conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. They launch into an adventure brimming with crazed archvillains, blood-soaked vigilantes, and superhuman freakery.

Legends of Tomorrow

Legends of Tomorrow
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Synopsis: When heroes alone are not enough, the world needs legends. Having seen the future, traveling rogue Rip Hunter assembles a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront the unstoppable threat of the immortal Vandal Savage—a threat which not only puts the planet at stake, but all of time itself. From the creators of The Flash and Arrow comes this super hero team-up that combines characters from both shows—in addition to new heroes from the DC Comics pantheon. Featuring Arrow’s Brandon Routh as The Atom and Caity Lotz as the resurrected Sara Lance/White Canary; with The Flash’s Victor Garber as Dr. Martin Stein alongside Wentworth Miller as Captain Cold and Dominic Purcell as Heat Wave; plus, the newest heroes Rip Hunter, Jeff Jackson and the reincarnated warrior queen Hawkgirl, this singular super hero spinoff series pits the ragtag team against one of the most powerful villains in the DC Comics universe.

Doom Patrol

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: Doom Patrol reimagines one of DC’s most beloved groups of Super Heroes: Robotman aka Cliff Steele (series star Brendan Fraser), Negative Man aka Larry Trainor (series star Matt Bomer), Elasti-Woman aka Rita Farr (series star April Bowlby) and Crazy Jane (series star Diane Guerrero), led by modern-day mad scientist Niles Caulder aka The Chief (series star Timothy Dalton). Each member of the Doom Patrol suffered a horrible accident that gave them superhuman abilities, but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found their purpose through The Chief, coming together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence. Following the mysterious disappearance of The Chief these reluctant heroes will find themselves in a place they never expected to be, called to action by none other than Cyborg (series star Joivan Wade), who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse. Part support group, part Super Hero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of superpowered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them. Based on the characters created for DC by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani.

Harley Quinn

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: Harley Quinn (Kaley Cuoco) has finally broken things off once and for all with the Joker (Alan Tudyk) and attempts to make it on her own as the criminal Queenpin of Gotham City in this half-hour adult animated action-comedy series. With the help of Poison Ivy (Lake Bell) and a ragtag crew of DC castoffs, Harley tries to earn a seat at the biggest table in villainy: the Legion of Doom!

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Preacher

Offbeat Superhero Shows Like Invincible
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Synopsis: Based on the hit comic book series, Preacher is the edgy story of Jesse Custer, a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that allows him to develop a highly unconventional power. With his fearless sidekicks, Tulip and Cassidy, he embarks on a wild, dark journey that is unlike any other.

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