Agent Carter Season Finale Recap
I’m so sad that Agent Carter is over. It feels like such a let-down to go back to “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” next week. “S.H.I.E.L.D.” is fun, but it is so uneven. Carter…
The 15 Best Comic Books in Movies
Right now, comic books are ubiquitous in pop culture, but believe it or not there was a time when just seeing comics acknowledged in a movie was a cool moment of validation…
Recap: Gotham Episode 16, The Blind Fortune Teller
Jim and Lee finally go on their circus date, during which a brawl breaks out between the acrobats (The Flying Graysons) and the clowns. Jim breaks it up and questions those involved,…
Recap: Agent Carter Episode 6, A Sin to Err
Peggy believes that Howard Stark fooled around with at least one girl in the Leviathan training program. Luckily, the lothario always left his girls with a diamond tennis bracelet upon ditching them,…
Recap: Gotham Episode 15, The Scarecrow
Another adrenal gland murder sends Bullock and Jim on the hunt for the killer. They find Gerald Crane in the high school yearbook and check in with the principal, who says that…
Recap: Gotham Episode 14, The Fearsome Dr. Crane
My husband, the die-hard Batman fan, was appalled to see Scarecrow get a backstory. I, a casual Batman fan, was annoyed to see the set-up for another villain story with little pay-off.…
Origins and Evolutions: The Flash
In January, DC Comics celebrated the 75th anniversary of The Flash, and the Scarlet Speedster is currently peaking in popularity thanks to the breakout success of “The Flash” on The CW. The…
Recap: Gotham Episode 13, Welcome Back, Jim Gordon
Jim and Bullock are brought in on a “public service homicide.” Detective Flass of narcotics got a tip on the body, Pinky Littlefield from the Uptown Assassins crew. He assumes it is…
Where Are All the Superhero Video Games?
(Author’s note: Spencer’s Soapbox is a weekly column here on SHH where yours truly tries to spur a conversation on specific topics. Dive in!) Superheroes have conquered movie theaters. Five of the…