Rat Queens: A Fantasy Adventure Starring Unusual Heroes

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Image: Image Comics, Artist: Fiona Staples

Genre: Fantasy

Synopsis: The Rat Queens are a rowdy adventuring band. They take on missions for money, get into bar brawls, and party hard. Also, they curse inventively. As much as they and the other adventurers in the town provide safety to the citizens, their escapades have been getting a little…out of control. And so all of the town’s adventurers are assigned missions as a punishment…which goes horribly wrong, and intersects with several groups of people looking for revenge. Continue reading “Rat Queens: A Fantasy Adventure Starring Unusual Heroes”

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The 100’s Third Season: What Happened?

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Image: The CW via Spoiler TV

Genre: Post-apocalyptic, sci-fi

Synopsis:

S1: A nuclear war has left Earth uninhabitable, and the air on a spaceship containing remnants of the human race is running out. Out of desperation, those governing the spaceship decide to send 100 criminals under the age of 18–as an criminals over 18 are immediately executed, and only children are incarcerated–to Earth, to find out if conditions on the planet have become survivable. Continue reading “The 100’s Third Season: What Happened?”

Science in Media: Agent Carter Season 2’s Surprisingly Refreshing Points About the Nature of Experimentation

I recently spoke about my feelings on the second season in general, but the way this show thinks about science is worth its own post. Because in this regard, the show generally exceeded my expectations. Without further ado, the things I noticed about the show’s attitude towards scientific inquiry: Continue reading “Science in Media: Agent Carter Season 2’s Surprisingly Refreshing Points About the Nature of Experimentation”

Agent Carter Season 2: Not Bad, but Somewhat Gimmicky and Fumbles Representation

Image: Kris Anka for Marvel/ABC via EW

Genre: Sci-fi/Superhero/Historical

Synopsis: Peggy Carter gets called out to LA to help handle a mysterious investigation, where a lake was frozen over and a body found. She teams up with her old friends Jarvis and Sousa, trying to unravel a cover-up that goes high up the political ladder. And her enemies aren’t afraid of playing dirty, or going after the people she cares about. Continue reading “Agent Carter Season 2: Not Bad, but Somewhat Gimmicky and Fumbles Representation”