The “Superman vs Bigots” series has reached the 1970s. From this point onward there will be a lot more earnest attempts by the creators of Superman stories to intentionally deal with themes of race (and I’m sure they’ll continue the … Continue reading Superman in “Leave Us… Or We Perish!”
So, my job remains hectic as hell right now, and I’m still way behind on my Arrowverse watching. However, I have at least managed to catch the season finale of The Flash and … hoo boy. That may be the … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Still Catching Up
Hey, it’s been a bit, hasn’t it? You’d think, with the Olympics putting all our shows on hiatus for a couple weeks, I’d have time to get caught up and be ready to give you my thoughts on the latest … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – And Also Stargirl
Each week in Late to the Party, someone posts about an older piece of media that they’ve just experienced for the first time. This week: Raven Wilder dives into the Silver Age of Superman comics. Some Background (on the comics) … Continue reading Late to the Party – Silver Age Superman
So … I had a pretty busy week. Not only did I not have time to write something up about the latest Arrowverse episodes, I haven’t even finished watching them all yet! But don’t let my dereliction of duty stop … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – . . .
I’ve badly wanted to cover a story in which Lois Lane got more focus than she has in the previous things I’ve covered. But I’ve also been trying to go through the franchise mostly chronologically and, to put it kindly, … Continue reading Lois Lane in “Witch on Wheels”
This week, we’ve got the latest episode of Legends of Tomorrow, the penultimate episode of The Flash Season 7 (and the 150th episode of the series overall), and the return of Superman & Lois after what was hopefully their last … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Supes & Lois, Back Again
Been a busy week, hasn’t it? Heartfelt reunions! Gut-wrenching betrayals! Heroes going bad! Villains going good! And I think they may have even snuck some punching bad guys in there! Legends of Tomorrow 6×07: “Back to the Finale: Part II” … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Finally Got To The Fireworks Factory
Special event this week, as we got the return of David Ramsey, reprising his character of John Diggle in the first of five guest appearances he’ll be making across the Arrowverse this season. His role here on Batwoman wasn’t too … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Return of the Diggle
I have been super busy this week. Haven’t even had time to watch all the Arrowverse shows, let alone write up some thoughts on them. But that shouldn’t stop you all from doing so! A lot happened this week that’s … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – I’m Phoning It In This Week
This past Monday was Memorial Day in the United States. That means a lot of people were vacationing over the week, and most television shows took a break from airing new episodes until people got back home and weren’t so … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Slim Pickin’s This Week
Hey all! Before we get to discussing the episodes that aired this week, I thought I should let you know there’s been some news about upcoming Arrowverse spinoffs. First off is that the CW has decided to pass on the … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Black Lightning’s Back, One Last Time
Another jam-packed week in the Arrowverse. We did have Supergirl go on hiatus, but with Superman & Lois (hey! remember them?) taking their place, we still had five different shows. Let’s get to ‘em! Legends of Tomorrow 6×03: “The Ex-Factor” … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Hey, Remember Superman & Lois?
Superman #144 (May 1999) Writer – Dan Jurgens Artist – Steve Epting My friend Jody travels to Gallipolis, Ohio to visit family once or twice a year. She visits an antique shop while in town and usually looks through the … Continue reading Comic Book Review – Superman #144 (May 1999)
Today I’ll take a quick look at one of the six-minute Filmation Superboy cartoon shorts. The episode comes from the third season, when it was airing as part of a show called The Batman/Superman Hour, which featured short cartoons starring … Continue reading Superman in “The Space Refugees”
So … let’s start with the big bombshell: Batwoman’s creative team has announced that Kate Kane is alive and will be returning, played by a different actor. Whether that’s good or bad news will depend on the execution. What I’m … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Huh, Didn’t Know That She-Hulk Show Would Be On The CW
Interesting assortment of eps this week. Batwoman is clearly ramping up to a big, mid-season showdown between Team Bat, New Big Bad Safiyah, and Whatever The Hell Side Alice Is On. Black Lightning moved its stories forward in bits and … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Wells Wells Wells. Wells Wells. Wells Wells Wells.
Batwoman was off this week, but we still had Black Lightning, The Flash, and Superman & Lois, and, boy, was there some bonkers technobabble this week. I thought Black Lightning’s talk about shifting energy states, reconstituting particles, and 3D printing … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – Black Lightning Can Breathe in Space
We had a full plate this week in the Arrowverse. The Flash had its Season 7 premiere, joining Batwoman, Black Lightning, and Superman & Lois for a quartet of superhero goodness. On Batwoman, Ryan proves herself to be the sort … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – To Wells Or Not To Wells
The Arrowverse is coming back in full force now. This week Batwoman and Black Lightning were joined by newcomer Superman & Lois, and in just a couple days The Flash will return as well! We got a lot to cover, … Continue reading Let’s Talk Arrowverse – It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Spinoff!
I titled this feature “Superman vs. Bigots” with the intent of just covering stories in which Superman, surprisingly enough, fights bigots. But I’ve strayed into a more general realm of discussing race issues as found in Superman stories and nobody … Continue reading 28 Black Superman Characters