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AngieBarry
May 12 2016

Why So Serious? A Little Less Grimdark and a Little More Fun, Please

“Are you a Marvel or a DC?” It's become one of those questions—just as everyone has to pick Bats or Supes or side with Cap over Iron Man. And, for the most part, I've...
HectorDeJean
April 15 2016

Follow Me into Weird Worlds: DC’s Black Orchid

What are you left with when you take away a superhero's origin story? A costume, some powers, and...that's about it.  Origins are huge part of the standard comic book character...
DaveRichards
April 13 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 Review: Episodes 11-13

Hello, and welcome back to the final installment of this edition of Binge-Worthy, where I'll look at the final three episodes of Daredevil Season 2 from my perspective as a longtime comic fan....
DaveRichards
April 6 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 Review: Episodes 8-10

Hello, and welcome back to the penultimate installment of this latest edition of Binge-Worthy. If you've been following my reviews, you know that the episodes I'm going to talk about here...
HectorDeJean
April 5 2016

Powers 1.10: “F@#K the Big Chiller” Episode Review

So, where are we left at the end of Powers? Where has the journey led, and what have we discovered from this hard-to-categorize show? What, exactly, did we watch? A little evaluation of the...
HectorDeJean
April 4 2016

Powers 1.09: “Level 13” Episode Review

Episode 9's official title is “Level 13,” but for a show that favors music-related titles, a fitting one here would be “Who's Zooming Who?” Christian Walker (Sharlto...
HectorDeJean
March 29 2016

Powers 1.08: “Aha Shake Heartbreak” Episode Review

We were wrong about Johnny. So, remember that drug Sway that Johnny Royalle (Noah Taylor) was making from DNA he stole from Wolfe (Eddie Izzard)? The drug that he was peddling to “Powers...
DaveRichards
March 29 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 Review: Episodes 5-7

Hello again! Welcome back to my look at Season 2 of Marvel's Daredevil series, which just keeps getting better and better as it unfolds more twists and turns. Last time, I took a look at the...
HectorDeJean
March 28 2016

Powers 1.07: “You’re Not It” Episode Review

The direction of this series hasn't always been clear—the way it jumps in and out of various genres can make it tricky to anticipate—but at this point, there's a definite shape...
DaveRichards
March 23 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 Review: Episodes 1-4

Hello! Welcome back to Hell's Kitchen! My name is Dave Richards—I was your guide through Marvel's Netflix series Jessica Jones, discussing the show from my perspective as a comic...
HectorDeJean
March 22 2016

Powers 1.06: “Raconteur of the Funeral Circuit” Episode Review"

If Episodes 4 and 5 headed into Aliens territory, Episode 6 opens like a tribute to Silence of the Lambs; Wolfe (Eddie Izzard) is back in his cell, which now has a drainer to keep his powers repressed...
HectorDeJean
March 21 2016

Powers 1.05: “Paint it Black” Episode Review

Although Episode 4 ended with viewers smack in the middle of Wolfe’s (Eddie Izzard) rampage through his prison, Episode 5 opens in the 90s, at a nightclub where young Christian Walker (Sterling...
DavidCranmer
March 17 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season One Recap: Episodes 8-13

Note: not every plot detail is revealed but major spoilers exist and will harm your innocence. See also: Marvel's Daredevil Season One Recap: Episodes 1-7 [Read the recap of Daredevil...
HectorDeJean
March 15 2016

Powers 1.04: “Devil in a Garbage Bag”

Having dished out a lot of glitz and glamour in Episode 3—and presented a lot of confusing character interactions (Character A meets B, C meets D, A runs into D, C speaks with E, who goes...
CrimeHQ
March 15 2016

Daredevil or Jessica Jones: Which Is the Best So Far?

Marvel Studios is on top of the world right now. Not only are they dominating the box office with blockbuster hit after hit, they’ve moved towards taking over the world of streaming television...
CrimeHQ
March 15 2016

Daredevil Inspired Nelson & Murdock T-Shirt

Justice is blind…literally. Everybody’s favorite visually impaired superhero is back for a second season this Friday on Netflix. Just because Matt Murdock may never see it, doesn’t...
HectorDeJean
March 14 2016

Powers 1.03: “Mickey Rooney Cries No More” Episode Review

With the third episode, Powers gets a little messy—the various character arcs are all contrived to get the players into one of the loud nightclubs that the series seems to love (Calista met...
AngieBarry
March 14 2016

10 Comics That Could Become the next Hit TV Show

At this point, it's probably only a matter of time until every superhero on the books gets their own movie or Netflix series. Some feel we're hitting saturation levels, and that's true...
DavidCranmer
March 10 2016

Marvel’s Daredevil Season One Recap: Episodes 1-7

Daredevil is the new gold standard in superhero television shows. Hell, it's even better than some of the bloated big-screen films (The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Fantastic Four reboot) that are...
HectorDeJean
March 8 2016

Powers 1.02: “Like a Power”

So who is up to no good on Powers? Is it Calista (Olesya Rulin), the runaway who wants to be part of the super-powered community? Is it Zora (Logan Browning), the attractive “Powers Kid”...
HectorDeJean
March 7 2016

Powers 1.01: “Pilot”

Debuting on Sony's Playstation Network as their first original scripted show, Powers is an odd bird; a lot of labels could be applied to it, but none of them really fit. It was based, loosely,...
DaveRichards
January 22 2016

Celebrating 75 Years of Captain America

I don't remember how young I was when I discovered reruns of the 1966 Marvel animation show on a local syndication network, but it had to be the very early '80s. What I remember most was...
CorrinaLawson
January 22 2016

Heroes Reborn 1.13: “Project Reborn”

Heroes traveling through time to save the world from destruction! Go!            No, not the premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. I’m talking about...
AdamCWagner88
January 20 2016

Suicide Squad: New Trailer Released

Not to be outdone by the titans of industry that Marvel Studios has become, DC Comics is set to release two blockbuster films this year, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. While...
CorrinaLawson
January 15 2016

Heroes Reborn 1.12: “Company Woman”

All season, Erica Kravid (Rya Kihlstedt) has been a mustache-twirling, one-dimensional villain convinced that her plan to rescue a chosen few from the End of the World™ is morally justifiable. I’ve...
CorrinaLawson
January 8 2016

Heroes Reborn 1.11: “Send in the Clones”

Two episodes left in this mini-series, and we still don’t have the twins united. That’s a good indication of everything wrong with this show. It had an intriguing start that centered...
DaveRichards
December 23 2015

A Batman Christmas: The Yuletide Hero Gotham Deserves

The Holidays are supposed to be a time of peace on Earth and goodwill towards everyone, but as popular culture has shown us, some people view them as a season of sinister opportunity. So, some...
DaveRichards
November 24 2015

Jessica Jones Review: Season 1, Episodes 1-4

Hello! Welcome to my recaps of Marvel's Jessica Jones. I'm Dave Richards and I'll be your sort of guide as we look at the latest offering from Marvel Studios and Netflix—a series...
CorrinaLawson
November 20 2015

Heroes Reborn 1.10: “11:53 to Odessa"

With 3 episodes left in this “event” miniseries, we break for the holiday season being no closer to saving the world than when we began. Tommy is still without his memory or real allies,...
CorrinaLawson
November 13 2015

Heroes Reborn 1.09: “Sundae, Bloody Sundae”

Last week, I wished for more character development from the mustache-twirling villain of Heroes Reborn, Erica. I’m not sure viewers got that, but we sure got something. In a scene straight...