Category Archives: Movies/TV

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Weather Wizard, the Mist, Prism (aka Rainbow Raider), Peekaboo, and Pied Piper were doing their best to split Central City wide open like an overripe piece of fruit. On their own they couldn’t slow down the Flash. But together, the … Continue reading

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The Dirty Half-Dozen

Can we talk about the Suicide Squad movie for a moment? Critical reception was pretty harsh back in August when it debuted in theaters. But was it really so terrible? Didn’t we all enjoy seeing Harley Quinn on the big … Continue reading

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Vengeance Be Thy Names

Arrow: Vengeance bundles the first two seasons of the TV show into one handy novel. Only this time, the emphasis isn’t on Oliver Queen. The authors have chosen to tell the story through the eyes of three villains: Slade Wilson … Continue reading

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Hot for Teacher

Certainly there were happy people living in Smallville. Lionel Luthor, for example. He owned most of the town. Why wouldn’t he be happy? And Jonathan and Martha Kent. They were modest people who derived pleasure from working on their small … Continue reading

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Why So Serious?

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman was a TV series from the ’90s that emphasized the flirty relationship between Lois Lane and Clark Kent. During its four-season history, the show was a fun and good-natured romantic comedy. But … Continue reading

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Fringe Noir

Sins of the Father, the latest novel from Christa Faust, is somewhat similar to her Hard Case Crime hardboiled adventures. It features a con man, a high-stakes sting, and lots of gunplay. Let’s call it Fringe noir: things start badly and … Continue reading

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Girl on Fire

“I don’t have superpowers,” says Olivia Dunham scoffing at the notion that she was some kind of superhero. But we beg to disagree. During the five years Fringe was on TV, and here in the second of three supplemental Fringe … Continue reading

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