This review contains spoilers. Mutants are a cornerstone fixture of the Marvel universe. If you have an ever-expanding universe of super people, the requirement to have an origin story for every one of them gets to be a bit daunting. Giving a percentage of the population super powers by birth solves that problem and opens … Continue reading AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap – “The Inside Man”
Watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. over the past two-and-a-half seasons has been something of a frustrating experience. After an embarrassingly bad first season, the show course corrected in some pretty significant ways; it shook up the dynamics of existing characters, brought new characters into the fold, and finally made a concerted effort to carve out its own space … Continue reading AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap – “Bouncing Back”
The great irony of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is that as the show has progressed and improved, the in-universe justification for a show about S.H.I.E.L.D. has grown more and more tenuous. On the film side of things, Marvel has completely eradicated and discredited S.H.I.E.L.D. – the whole purpose of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, after all, was to show … Continue reading AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. – Who Are the Secret Warriors?