Superhero TV Roundup

It’s a good time to love superheroes. With Agents of SHIELD’s second season coming to a close with an insane finish and The Flash’s first racing to a finale that is sure to be as awesome and endearing as the rest of the season, it seems like a good time to step back and take a…

'Agent Carter' and the Value of Compressed Storytelling

Agent Carter premiered on ABC earlier this week with two hours of 1940s lady ass-kicking. It was a pretty good start that benefited immensely from a character that we had already been introduced to and the lack of time to screw around. ABC is running 8 episodes of Agent Carter. The pedal needs to be…

Fox's 'Gotham': Can A Batman Show Succeed Without Batman?

It’s a great time for us comic nerds. Comic book adaptations are at an all-time high in both quality and quantity. While everything isn’t a winner (coughAmazingSpider-Man2cough), we’ve got things like Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America: The Winter Soldier on the big screen. Adaptations on television have been increasing as well. Arrow has…