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Speed in XS

The fifth season of The Flash has gotten underway.  And while it picks up immediately after the season four finale, I’m hopeful that that show can move forward with a solid cast and a storyline that transcends the weaknesses of … Continue reading

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Speed Force in XS

It’s Comic-Con weekend, which means there’s a trailer for some new movie or returning television show every hour (it seems).  That’s particularly true since so many comic book properties have been coopted for other media.  DC Comics got a lot … Continue reading

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Season’s Endings

The spring season of television is coming to an end.  You can always tell because of the big Survivor finale, which is next Wednesday.  Tonight Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD came to a fifth season conclusion titled “The End” (just in … Continue reading

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Run, Barry, Run (2018 Edition)

The Flash returned with new episodes last night.  And while it definitely had a “villain-of-the-week” vibe (as is often the case with superhero shows), it also had some nice, not-so-subtle moments that moved the story forward in interesting directions.  Marlize … Continue reading

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Flashtime Friday Night

A few thoughts on this week’s all-new episode of The Flash, “Enter Flashtime.”  The episode started with a pan across one of the dry-erase boards in STAR Labs that included “3X2(9YZ)4A,” the formula that the comic book character Johnny Quick … Continue reading

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Speeding Up, Slowing Down

One of the more subtle yet significant issues of Mark Waid’s first run on The Flash back in the 90s was Flash #91 (cover pictured to the right).  It was near the end of artist Mike Wieringo’s run on the … Continue reading

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Moving Like Lightning

This week’s DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (besides being the only scripted show for me to watch this week) was a nice, Groundhog’s Day episode that worked well at humanizing one of the “colder” members of the cast.  And while the … Continue reading

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