Marvel: All 7 X-Men shows ranked from worst to best

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2. Legion

Legion was a masterpiece of storytelling that captivated audiences across its three seasons. The show was based on the Marvel Comics character David Haller, a troubled young man diagnosed with schizophrenia, who discovers that his mental illness is actually a manifestation of his mutant powers.

The show was created by Noah Hawley, who crafted a complex and visually stunning narrative that was as much about mental illness and trauma as it was about superheroes. Dan Stevens played the lead role of David Haller, and his portrayal was nothing short of outstanding. He perfectly captured the character’s struggle with his powers and his mental health, making him a relatable and sympathetic protagonist.

The show’s visual style was also a highlight, with each episode feeling like a work of art. The use of color, sound, and cinematography was incredibly inventive and added to the overall otherworldly feel of the show.

What really set Legion apart from other superhero series was its willingness to take risks with its storytelling. The show constantly kept viewers guessing with its non-linear structure and unreliable narrator, and the final season was a mind-bending journey that left audiences stunned.

Legion was a truly amazing superhero series that will be remembered for years to come. Its complex characters, stunning visuals, and innovative storytelling made it a standout show in a crowded genre.