Iron Fist: Under Leaf Pluck Lotus Season 1, Ep 5
An insidious new drug hits New York. Danny recruits Colleen for the fight, and Claire discovers that credit cards can have many uses. [more inside]
Iron Fist: Eight Diagram Dragon Palm Season 1, Ep 4
Danny makes a shocking discovery and a radical pricing proposal. Colleen's extracurricular activities go viral, and Ward issues a stern warning. [more inside]
Iron Fist: Rolling Thunder Cannon Punch Season 1, Ep 3
Joy proves herself a shrewd buisnessperson, Danny recalls a painful memory, and Colleen puts her talents to good use. [more inside]
Iron Fist: Shadow Hawk Takes Flight Season 1, Ep 2
Danny Struggles with his new surroundings. Colleen dishes out a harsh lesson, and Joy sends an unconventional message. [more inside]
Iron Fist: Snow Gives Way Season 1, Ep 1
After being declared dead 15 years earlier, Danny Rand returns to New York. But his welcome is a far cry from what he'd hoped. [more inside]
Riverdale: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill! Books Included Season 1, Ep 6
In the 6th "chapter" of the Riverdale saga, Valerie's efforts to help Archie's musical ambitions leads to not one but two major fallouts, Betty and Jughead's investigation brings them face-to-face with Polly, and Veronica gets bounced from conflict to conflict. [more inside]
Riverdale: Heart of Darkness Books Included Season 1, Ep 5
Cheryl's parents hold Jason's memorial, but refuse to let her speak. Coach Clayton pits Archie and Reggie against each other for the coveted spot of team captain. Archie is introduced to a potential songwriting mentor. Betty and Jughead take the funeral as a chance to search the Blossom family mansion for clues. [more inside]
Riverdale: Body Double Books Included Season 1, Ep 3
In the third "chapter" of Riverdale, Cheryl comes clean about when she last saw Jason, Betty and Jughead investigate Jason's death, while Veronica goes "full dark, no stars" to get revenge for herself and others.
Riverdale: A Touch of Evil Books Included Season 1, Ep 2
Betty isn't sure who to argue with and who to be nice to, so doles a little of each out to everyone. Veronica apologizes with flowers, cupcakes, and mani-pedis. Josie & the Pussycats rock out while the cheerleaders perform. [more inside]
Gotham: Better to Reign in Hell Season 3, Ep 1
Stop the presses! Gotham is back! Jim hunts bounties and fist fights with a Trent Reznor impersonator. Barbara gets into club management and chews some scenery. Fish is back, and she's got an army. The Penguin and Riddler discuss the food chain. Butch wears his heart on his sleeve, Cat feeds some pigeons, Bruce calls a board meeting, Ivy goes for a swim. And, introducing, Vicki Vale - ace reporter. [more inside]
A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. There will be spoilers galore all up in this mofo. [more inside]
Wynonna Earp: Keep the Home Fires Burning Show Only Season 1, Ep 2
Xavier tries to get Wynonna on-board as a Black Badge operative, Waverly makes a new friend, and John Henry Holliday displays his dedication to Bobo Del Ray. Just another week in Purgatory.
Wynonna Earp: Purgatory Books Included Season 1, Ep 1
Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - books included post)
Wynonna Earp: Purgatory Show Only Season 1, Ep 1
Wyatt Earp's granddaughter Wynonna Earp, granddaughter of Wyatt, comes back to her home town of Purgatory, where she reunites with her sister Waverly and various locals, some of whom hold a pretty long grudge against her family. (SyFy series, based on the IDW comics - show only post)
The Flash: Trajectory Season 2, Ep 16
Having arrived in town intent on creating maximum chaos, Trajectory’s antics are misinterpreted as having been perpetrated by the Flash himself. Barry thus must quickly uncover the mystery of who is the girl under the mask — as well as what is driving her mad desire for speed and destruction.
Daredevil: A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen Season 2, Ep 13
In the season finale, Daredevil is backed into the ultimate showdown for his own life--and the future of Hell's Kitchen.
Daredevil: The Dark at the End of the Tunnel Season 2, Ep 12
Daredevil goes underground to save an old friend. Karen follows a dangerous lead. [more inside]
Daredevil: .380 Season 2, Ep 11
The Punisher's war continues, and so does the body count in Hell's Kitchen. Murdock tries to finish what the DA started. [more inside]
Daredevil: The Man in the Box Season 2, Ep 10
Murdock and Foggy get caught in the crossfire of the Punisher's revenge. Karen and Murdock dig for the truth in very different ways. [more inside]
Daredevil: Seven Minutes in Heaven Season 2, Ep 9
Castle gets an offer he can't refuse. Foggy and Murdock question the future of their firm, but Karen won't give up so easily. [more inside]
Daredevil: Guilty as Sin Season 2, Ep 8
As the firm's trial spins out of control, a figure from Murdock's past returns to deliver shocking revelations about the future of Hell's Kitchen. [more inside]
Daredevil: Semper Fidelis Season 2, Ep 7
Murdock and Foggy take on the DA in the trial of the century, but their client refuses to play along. Murdock struggles to balance his dual identities.
Daredevil: Regrets Only Season 2, Ep 6
A lethal foe returns with a vengeance, Foggy and Murdock risk the firm to ensure justice, and Karen sees a different side of the Punisher. [more inside]
Daredevil: Kinbaku Season 2, Ep 5
A former lover arrives in Hell's Kitchen and turns Murdock's world upside down. Karen digs for the truth about the Punisher.
Daredevil: Penny and Dime Season 2, Ep 4
Karen uncovers shocking facts about the Punisher, who finds himself hunted by a powerful force in Hell's Kitchen. Daredevil ponders his next moves.
Daredevil: New York's Finest Season 2, Ep 3
Trapped face-to-face with the Punisher, Daredevil wrestles with the morality of vigilante justice. Meanwhile, Foggy and Karen work to save the firm.
Daredevil: Dogs to a Gunfight Season 2, Ep 2
As Murdock recovers from an attack, Foggy and Karen fight to protect their new client from both the law and the Kitchen’s newest vigilante.
Daredevil: Bang Season 2, Ep 1
In the void left by Fisk’s removal, a new threat to Hell’s Kitchen emerges. Murdock and Foggy take on a client with a questionable past.
Gotham: Mr. Freeze Season 2, Ep 12
A fortunately named man of German descent goes around conducting research which probably hasn't gotten IRB approval. Jim Gordon regrets a decision. Penguin talks to a shrink. A bold rehabilitation program takes an interest in the work of a promising young scientist. Butch and Tabitha reconnect. The X-Files are dead, and Gotham is back! [more inside]
The Flash: Fast Lane Season 2, Ep 12
Barry teams up with Wells to figure out a way to close the breaches, but they are distracted by a meta-human nicknamed Tar Pit who can transform into liquid asphalt. Iris is concerned for Wally's safety after she finds out about his drag racing hobby.
The Flash: The Reverse-Flash Returns Season 2, Ep 11
When Cisco gets a vibe of Eobard Thawne, Barry and the team don’t believe it. But, after an attack at Mercury Labs, Christina McGee confirms that the Reverse Flash is back. Meanwhile, Iris and Francine share a nice moment that brings Iris closer to her brother, Wally.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Closure Season 3, Ep 9
S.H.I.E.L.D. and Ward collide when Malick attempts to open the portal. [more inside]
The Flash: Legends of Today (Part 1) Season 2, Ep 8
In the first episode of a two-part crossover that will conclude in the next episode of Arrow, Vandal Savage arrives in Central City and sets his sights on Kendra Saunders. [more inside]
The Flash: Gorilla Warfare Season 2, Ep 7
Grodd returns to Central City and kidnaps Caitlin. Barry and team race to find her before it’s too late. Meanwhile, Cisco plans his first date with the new barista at Jitters, Kendra Saunders and Patty begins to suspect Barry is hiding something from her.
The Flash: Enter Zoom Season 2, Ep 6
After recent events, Barry decides it’s time to confront Zoom and comes up with a dangerous plan.
The Flash: The Darkness and the Light Season 2, Ep 5
Barry learns a new breacher, Dr. Light, has come through the portal and sets off to capture her. Jay tells Barry that Dr. Light was not a threat on Earth-2 and that Barry can reason with her. However, during a fight with The Flash, she blinds him and drops some shocking news about Zoom. Meanwhile, Barry and Patty go out on a date.
SCoIP is the Secret Convergence on Infinite Podcasts, a nine-part "crossover event" between a bunch of comics and comics-adjacent podcasts. Two episodes are out so far, with the rest scheduled to drop over the course of November. I figure this could be an opportunity to talk about some shows that don't rise to the level of a weekly post but have (I think) a bunch of people here interested in the overall subject matter. Does this sound like a good idea? [more inside]
The Flash: Family of Rogues Season 2, Ep 3
When Barry and the team find out Captain Cold has been kidnapped, they form an uneasy alliance with his sister, Lisa. However, Barry feels double-crossed when he finds out Snart is working with his father, Lewis Snart on a heist. Meanwhile, Joe is faced with a difficult decision.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Devils You Know Season 3, Ep 4
S.H.I.E.L.D. and the ATCU team up to track Lash. Hunter gets closer to Ward. Simmons is keeping secrets from Fitz. [more inside]
The Flash: The Man Who Saved Central City Season 2, Ep 1
Picking up months after the singularity threatened Central City, Barry is struggling to deal with the aftermath. [more inside]
Powers: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
Powers, an edgy dramatic series, follows the lives of two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, who are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren’t actually heroic at all? What if all that power was just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder, and endorsement deals? Enter the men and women of the Powers Division, the brave people in charge of protecting humans like us and keeping the peace over commercialized, god-like men and women who glide through the sky imposing their power over the mortals who both worship and fear them. [more inside]
The Flash: The Trap Season 1, Ep 20
Barry, Caitlin, Cisco and Joe set a trap for Wells. Cisco uses himself as prey which puts him in grave danger. Meanwhile, Eddie makes a decision regarding Iris, which leaves Joe a bit unsettled.
The Flash: Who Is Harrison Wells? Season 1, Ep 19
Joe and Cisco head to Starling City to continue their investigation of Dr. Wells. While in town, the duo enlists the help of Captain Lance, and Cisco meets the Black Canary, who asks him for a favor. Meanwhile, back in Central City, Barry races to catch a meta-human named Hannibal Bates who can transform himself into every person he touches – which includes Eddie, Iris, Caitlin and even The Flash.
Arrow: Broken Arrow Season 3, Ep 19
Ra's al Ghul keeps demanding. Oliver keeps denying. Roy keeps confessing. Ray keeps failing. Captain Lance keeps seething. [more inside]
The Flash: All-Star Team Up Season 1, Ep 18
Barry is surprised when Felicity Smoak arrives from Starling City along with her boyfriend, Ray Palmer, who flies in as the Atom. They've come to visit S.T.A.R. Labs as Ray needs help with his suit. Their timing turns out to be fortuitous because it’s all hands on deck after a meta human named Brie Larvin unleashes hundreds of robotic bees to attack and kill her former co-workers, including Dr. Tina McGee. A group dinner with Barry, Felicity, Ray, Iris and Eddie turns into a disaster.
Daredevil: Into the Ring Season 1, Ep 1
Matt Murdock's vigilante crime fighting and his new law practice find equally dangerous challenges in a murder case tied to a corporate crime syndicate. [more inside]
Arrow: The Offer Season 3, Ep 16
Oliver gets a job offer and takes a grand tour. Thea has a house guest. Captain Lance gives up something for Lent. [more inside]
The Flash: Out of Time Season 1, Ep 15
Iris and Eddie have a surprise double date with Linda and Barry. Cisco revisits the time they caught the Reverse Flash and concludes that things don't add up. Joe is threatened by the brother of the first Weather Wizard. [more inside]
I'm not sure what's coming down the pipe for Fanfare, but I'd be curious if people think that comic books - since they come out in a serialized format - would be a good fit. I, for one, wouldn't mind talking about some Squirrel Girl.
The Walking Dead: Remember Season 5, Ep 12
Welcome to Alexandria. There's running water, electricity, a solar grid, eco-based sewage filtration, and cisterns. Everyone has their job. Looks like the Communists won after all. [more inside]