TV Review: The Gifted S1 E8- Threat of eXtinction

Ba-boom! This episode has some side plots that get overshadowed, namely Blink, Polaris, and Eclipse’s rescue of hidden, Underground Railroad mutants, and discovery of Campbell’s sleeper agents inside the mutant populace. You have to know this is going to come back up, especially since Campbell outright said there were safeguards in place to prevent the […]

TV Review: The Gifted S1 E6 Got Your SiX

After Thunderbird discovers his best friend is still alive (and working for the SS), he becomes somewhat obsessed with these secret mutant detention centers and what might be happening in them. He, Reed, and Andy decide to break into a Baton Rouge federal building to find some answers. While Cait has mixed feelings about letting […]

Book Review: Batgirl volume 1: The Darkest Reflection

by Gail Simone, Ardian Syaf, and Vincente Cifuentes DC, 2012 ISBN: 978-1-4012-3465-1 DC’s Batgirl reboot is only a partial one. We pick up sometime after The Killing Joke, where the Joker brutalized Barbara Gordon and broke Barbara’s back. Babs is recovered, thanks to tons of physical therapy and a spinal implant. But she’s still a […]

Book Review: Black Canary and Zantanna: Bloodspell by Paul Dini and Joe Quinones

DC Comics, 2014 ISBN: 978-1-4012-1054-0 A year ago Black Canary helped bust an all-feme cat burglar gang targeting a casino. Now the members of that gang are mysteriously dying–no, committing suicide. Is it really guilt driving them, or something else? Canary enlists the help of sorceress supreme Zantanna, but in the process risks giving a […]

Book Review: Injection, Volume 1 by Warren Ellis, art by Declan Shalvey

Injection, Volume 1 by Warren Ellis, art by Declan Shalvey Image Comics, 2015 ISBN: 9781632154798 Available:  Paperback, Kindle edition, and comiXology ebook Injection centers around five eccentric geniuses dealing with the paranormal, and the consequences they must face after inflicting The Injection on the planet. Years earlier, Maria Kilbride founded the Cross Culture-Contamination Unit (CCCU), funded through […]

TV Review: The Gifted S1 E3- eXodus

*From here on out I might be including spoilers. Reader beware. In our last episode Alpha Dad Reed Strucker struck a deal with Sentinel Services (mutant hunters) to betray the identities of the member of the Mutant Underground (and the location of their secret headquarters) in exchange for the safety of his family. Because a […]