It was the seminal moment in comic book history… the minute that graphic novelist and artist Frank Miller’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns hit specialty shops the prestige format release revolutionized the industry, and impacted the way creatives would tell stories from that moment on…and now Miller is back with Part III!
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.
“Tough little ship.” It’s the phrase that Cmdr. William Riker uses to describe one of the fleets other iconic vessels the USS Defiant in their monuments stand-off facing the nefarious Borg in the now-classic feature film Star Trek First Contact. Riker hadn’t yet met or heard the full story behind the course charted by another ship lost to the final frontier.
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.