Tag Archives: Marvel

The Gifted: I’ve Missed These Ensemble X-Men Works

Synopsis: The Struckers live in a world where mutants are heavily policed in the interests of public safety. Like most people, they never really think about it–not even the father, whose job is to prosecute mutants for using their powers. But … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Inhumans: I Wish It Made More Sense

Genre: Superhero Synopsis: A kingdom of Inhumans–people with powers that can be activated through exposure to a substance–exists on the Moon, unbeknownst to the people of Earth. But the king is overthrown by his brother, and the royal family escapes to … Continue reading

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How Is It Even Possible for Agents of SHIELD to Be So Emotionally Powerful?

Genre: Action/Superhero Synopsis: SHIELD is tentatively united once again, just in time to face an AI gaining consciousness. When that AI threatens to undo their greatest regrets, however, the real question becomes: will they be able to bring themselves to fight against … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War, the Choice Between Friendship and Morality

Genre: Superhero Synopsis: The Avengers reach a critical moment in their career. Most of the world’s governments are no longer comfortable with them operating independently, answering to no one. Especially when things go wrong. So the team is asked to submit themselves … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Messed Up Characters in Messed Up Situations

Synopsis: Jessica Jones had wanted to be a hero once. That was before Kilgrave, a man with the power to control minds, found her. Now that she thinks he’s dead, she’s trying to put her life together while dealing with … Continue reading

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Character Interpretations for the Rest of the Avengers from Age of Ultron

Finally, after getting through all of those (awesome) season finales, I get to finish looking at the characters from Avengers 2. Here’s my previous general impressions post, and my look at Black Widow and Hulk. And as Age of Ultron … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Finale Blows My Mind

Genre: Action/Superhero Synopsis: SHIELD is in tatters, with rival factions vying for power. As Coulson works to unite his SHIELD with another faction, a community of enhanced people comes into play–and he and his new allies have vastly different ideas … Continue reading

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Character Interpretations for Black Widow and Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Following up on my general Age of Ultron post, here’s my interpretations/reactions for Black Widow and Hulk’s plot lines–who I grouped together because they happen to be my favorite characters and because I have the most to say about them, … Continue reading

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