Coming up with a new superhero cartoon is the easiest thing in the world. Just give your hero some extraordinary power and someone vaguely evil to punch and WHAM, you've got toy and cereal companies beating down your door to pay you to exploit bored children. Heck, you don't even need to think up an origin, as long as your name and opening credits explain the show to you. Birdman, Space Ghost, Captain Caveman...even kids whose brains were 90 percent sugar and marshmallow horseshoes could figure those guys out. But even with the sub-humanly low standards that used to exist in cartoons, animators were still sometimes able to screw up that simple super-formula. Here are the ten that even kids chewing on lead paint could tell were a bad idea.

The 10 Lamest Cartoon Superheroes