Upon making her first appearance (as “Super-Girl”) in Superman #123 in 1958 and then again rightfully as “Supergirl” in Action Comics #252 Kara Zor-El, the Kryptonian descendent of undoubtedly comicdom’s biggest name, Superman — Supergirl was immediately destined for stardom. The character was introduced to appeal to a new demographic reader, young women had for the most part steered away from the mostly muscle-bound, science-fiction and fantasy antics of superhero comics. Publishers, including DC Comics wanted a way of attracting new readers and still appeal to a diverse audience.
A small band of freedom fighter begin to push back against the oppression of the Empire and soon the Rebellion is born! Star Wars Rebels follows those freedom fighter as they forge alliances across the galaxy and resist the evil of the Empire. Their story continues and is further explored by the time that we join our established heroes in Episode IV – A New Hope but in the meantime, not that Season 2 of Star Wars Rebels is fully in play and the threat of Darth Vader is being felt all across space, we’ll take a look at the series and how it impacts the mythology certainly playing into the expanded universe.
Talk about a holiday send-off! “The Flash” faces his most dangerous adversaries in Season 2 mid-season cliffhanger introducing yet another long-anticipated member of the Flash Family! There are still many … Continue Reading “The Flash” Goes Rogue for Mid-Season
The six premiere season episodes of Fear the Walking Dead are now available on Blu-ray and are suitable for binge watching especially before the return of the full Second Season returning in 2016.
The success of The CW hit series Arrow and its spin-off The Flash, have literally opened the floodgates and unleashed the possibilities. Television executive producers Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim have made it their mission to not only adapt the world of superheroes into a action-packed, one-hour format that is engaging and entertaining, these producers along with their core team of show-runners and writers have dedicated themselves to honoring the source material. An idea that many entertainment executives have often tried to steer away from when adapting comics for life-action.
Letting the light in, “Arrow” crossover event does more than just set-up the “Legends” it establishes the legacy of Oliver Queen. Now that Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) is no longer … Continue Reading iReview: Arrow – “Legends of Yesterday”
Although by now televisions fans of The CW hit series Arrow and its sister series The Flash have been prepared for the upcoming third spin-off – and no… I’m not talking about that Maid of Might minding over National City on CBS – the assembled DC’s Legends of Tomorrow have started coming together in the premiere crossover episodes of the season…and it’s a pretty brilliant take-off.
The DC Comics Universe is assembling its own team of “Legends” in primetime! The heroes of today, fight for our future! As if having three major powerhouse series in primetime … Continue Reading The “Legends” are Coming!
On a spearhead trajectory to their midseason finales “Arrow” and “The Flash” prepare to raise the stakes and introduce some “Legends”. It’s becoming apparently clear that The CW network will … Continue Reading The CW’s Heroes United!
There’s been a really big monkey loose in the bowels of Central City ever since the particle explosion that rocked the foundations of S.T.A.R. Labs and turned CSI Investigator Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) into the Scarlet Speedster. Along with the volley of metahumans that have since been springing up all over, Gorilla Grodd was also affected by the black matter that was released.
Since it premiered last fall on The CW the series endeared itself with audiences by introducing a familiar hero, introducing a new star, connecting a veteran to its reboot and putting together one of the strongest casts in primetime together on one of the few shows capable of reaching across all demographics.