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Jeph Loeb

Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Runaway Hit on Hulu?

What would you do if you discovered that your parents are supervillains? Well, if you’re a group of teenagers, you run away and call yourselves the Runaways.

Marvel’s Misstep: The Inhumans

Last week, Marvel Television expanded its superhero roster with the release of Marvel’s Inhumans. The series premiere aired on Friday night, which is generally regarded as TV’s wasteland, where ratings go to die. So, why did Marvel adapt this family drama, which is… Continue Reading →

Are We Watching The Punisher Trailer or Conspiracy Theory?

Netflix just dropped a new trailer for The Punisher and it looks pretty good. It definitely looks better than than the teaser trailer that had Frank Castle wailing away on some concrete with a sledgehammer like he was John Wick.

Defenders Season 2: I Vote for Villains with Animal Names

Heroes are only as good as their villains, so I’m hoping for some better villains for the second season of The Defenders.

Together, The Defenders Have Some of Their Strengths and Some of Their Weaknesses

The Defenders is Marvel’s Netflix-level answer to The Avengers. It’s your first chance to see the headliners of four separate Netflix series (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist) come together for the first time. Elements of all five previous entries (Daredevil has had two… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman and the Definition of the Modern-Day Superhero

Per Matt Throughout the years, different types of heroes have emerged. Those of the 1930s were vastly different from those of the early ’80s, ‘the 90s and even today. Superheroes reveal the story of America, so, what exactly does the… Continue Reading →

The Defenders are Coming

If you were a part of the audience who contributed to the $145 million for the opening weekend of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, then there is a good chance you saw the trailer for Netflix’s The Defenders. The… Continue Reading →

Legion and the History of Madness

What then is this fascination which now operates through the images of madness?   – Michel Foucault, “Madness and Civilization”

Legion is Mind-Alteringly Good

For the past 17 years or so, the Marvel brand has exploded onto both the big and small screen. Netflix and Disney have shared most of the MCU pie with The Avengers, The Defenders and everyone in between. But one… Continue Reading →

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