Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE PUMAMAN Rewatch Season 9, Ep 3
#1 from our internet poll of most beloved Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes! A nebbishy white guy in London turns out to be the secret heir to a fantastic Incan/alien legacy of power. Yes, he, somehow, is THE PUMAMAN, as detected, by the much-more-appropriate Vadinho, by dint of throwing him out of a tall building and him surviving. The Pumaman's powers are needed because of the evil plot of the malevolent Dr. Kobras, played by Donald Pleasence, who, always a professional, does his best with a bad role. Let's all sing the theme song! "When, you want, the flavor of ba-con in a dip...." Previously [more inside]
Raising Dion: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
A widowed single mom discovers that her son has super powers and tries to figure out how to raise him safely and responsibly. (Netflix) [more inside]
Raising Dion: ISSUE #102 Fortress of Solitude Season 1, Ep 2
Dion's powers continue to perplex an increasingly-on-edge Nicole. Pat volunteers to investigate a possible lead into Mark's past. [more inside]
Raising Dion: ISSUE #101: How Do You Raise a Superhero? Season 1, Ep 1
Widowed mom Nicole struggles to raise her only child, Dion, not knowing the second-grader possesses powers beyond anyone's comprehension. (Netflix) [more inside]
The highly anticipated sequel to Dreadnought, featuring “the most exciting new superheroes in decades.” (Kirkus, starred review) Only nine months after her debut as the superhero Dreadnought, Danny Tozer is already a scarred veteran. Protecting a city the size of New Port is a team-sized job and she’s doing it alone. Between her newfound celebrity and her demanding cape duties, Dreadnought is stretched thin, and it’s only going to get worse. When she crosses a newly discovered billionaire... [more inside]
An action-packed series-starter perfect for fans of The Heroine Complex and Not Your Sidekick. “I didn’t know how much I needed this brave, thrilling book until it rocked my world. Dreadnought is the superhero adventure we all need right now.”—Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world’s greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and died right in front of her, Danny was trying to... [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: PRINCE OF SPACE Rewatch Season 8, Ep 16
Rewatch! We're starting to get into the weird ones. Prince of Space is a hilarious episode of our favorite cowtown puppet show, with an inexplicable hero (the invulnerable Prince of Space, who works as a Tokyo bootblack), annoying kids (PoS' child sidekicks) and easily one of the top five most ridiculous villains in MSTdom in the form of the chickenish Phantom of Krankor. HAAA... Haaa... haaa... ha. Just, for the love of decency, don't stare at the Krankorian crotches.... Previously.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Code Yellow Season 6, Ep 4
Deke is back and finds himself in the crosshairs of Sarge and his team. Yo-yo and Keller face an unexpected relationship challenge. [more inside]
What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe. This is it, people.
Wondering if there's enough people watching My Hero Academia (currently available on crunchyroll [memail me if you want a guest pass]). If you don't know it's an anime about a superhero high school in Japan. It looks at themes of what it means to be a hero (and a villain) in a world filled with super powers. [more inside]
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. [more inside]
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. [more inside]
The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and his mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE PUMAMAN Season 9, Ep 3
AKA "L'uoma Puma." Donald Pleasence has stolen a mind-control mask, and it's up to The Pumaman to stop him! But we don't know who that is yet! So faithful priest Vadinho throws people out of windows until he finds the one guy who survives it: must be him. Watch him soar through the air with the opposite of grace! We are all surely doomed. This is a beloved episode, the riffing is terrific throughout. The great improbability that our hero could be an Anything Man makes the whole thing ridiculous on its face, but it keeps on stretching the premise further and further. In Castle Forrester, Pearl plans a ball but Brain Guy's party to watch the new episode of Sliders is more popular. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered April 4, 1998. 23 episodes left. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: PRINCE OF SPACE Season 8, Ep 16
A guy working as a bootblack on the streets of Tokyo, who keeps a horde of kids with him also plying his trade, is secretly the interstellar hero Prince of Space! Defender of Earth from the dastardly chicken people of Krankor! Those who would invade us to obtain the athletic cup technology of which their own race is so woefully deficient! One of the most classic episodes of Season Eight, in terms all of riffing, of host segments, and of sublime movie weirdness. I like it very much! As for the show's "plot," all the guys go into a wormhole and strange things begin to happen.... Promo - YouTube (ih32m) Premiered August 16, 1997. [more inside]
Known for his groundbreaking work on Green Lantern, in 2000 Geoff Johns brought Justice Society of America characters rooted in the Golden Age of comics back to the forefront of comics. Mixing younger, edgier characters with the elder statesmen of superheroes, Johns created an action-packed series with compelling storylines that are now collected here in the JSA Omnibus Vol. 1
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Self Control Season 4, Ep 15
Aida continues to go crazy. And with 4 LMDs in the base can Fitz and Jemma survive? [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Man Behind the Shield Season 4, Ep 14
Coulson and the team engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game as they work to rescue Director Mace, who is fighting for his life. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: BOOM Season 4, Ep 13
An explosive Inhuman surfaces and the team are tasked with containing it. Elsewhere: Coulson and Mack encounter Radcliffe's inspiration for Aida. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Hot Potato Soup Season 4, Ep 12
Dr Radcliffe goes after the Koenig family to find the location of the Darkhold. The Superior reveals his plans Radcliffe. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Wake Up Season 4, Ep 11
May works to uncover the truth about what happened to her; Aida's next move puts everyone's life at risk. [more inside]
Cleverman: First Contact Season 1, Ep 1
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, IN THE NEAR FUTURE: Creepy entitled dudes on buses are still a problem. The hipster beard trend is getting a bit out of control. The Australian government brutally oppresses a disenfranchised minority (surprise, surprise). And a disillusioned and morally ambiguous young Indigenous man inherits ancestral superpowers. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Watchdogs Season 3, Ep 14
Agent Mack and his brother step in when a radical group called the Watchdogs plans to eliminate the Inhumans; Simmons finds a powerful chemical compound.
Gotham: Prisoners Season 2, Ep 16
Penguin enjoys some anachronistic familial bonding. Jim catches a bit of classical musical thee-ate-or. Bullock reaches out for help from a retiree. Several people get whacked on the noggin'. We get a pretty nice matte shot of Gotham at a distance. A rug gets ruined. [more inside]
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.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Parting Shot Season 3, Ep 13
Bobbi and Hunter become ensnared in an assassination plot after tracking Malick to Russia. As S.H.I.E.L.D. races to save the lives on the line, the team is changed forever.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Inside Man Season 3, Ep 12
Coulson and General Talbot are forced to team up and attend a worldwide symposium on Inhumans, where they suspect Malick has an inside man. As the S.H.I.E.L.D. team gets closer to the truth, an unexpected traitor is revealed.
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.
iZombie: Cape Town Season 2, Ep 9
A Seattle wannabe-superhero ends up dead after interfering with a mugging in progress, and Liv's brain switches from jealous to justice. [more inside]
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]
Jessica Jones: AKA Top Shelf Perverts Season 1, Ep 7
Malcom, Simpson and Trish go rouge to prevent Jessica from carrying out an extreme plan to outwit Kilgrave. [more inside]
Jessica Jones: AKA THE SANDWICH SAVED ME Season 1, Ep 5
Despite Jessica's objections, Trish's new friend Simpson gets involved in a plan for to capture Kilgrave. We also learn how Jessica and Kilgrave and Malcolm first met.
Gotham: A Bitter Pill to Swallow Season 2, Ep 9
Penguin and Riddler, best of friends. Singing together, killing a lot. Beeeest friiiiends foreeeeever. Also, rockabilly & Portland flavor hipster assassin, Jim Gordon learns an important lesson, Bruce Broods Baroquely Before Becoming Batman.
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Daredevil: Rabbit in a Snowstorm Season 1, Ep 3
Daredevil takes on assassin John Healy for the name of the mysterious "kingpin" behind the recent attacks on Hell's Kitchen. Meanwhile, Karen returns to Union Allied Construction.
Daredevil: Cut Man Season 1, Ep 2
As Claire nurses Matt back to health, she discovers that her patient is much more than an ordinary man. Meanwhile, Matt recalls the events that led to him becoming Daredevil.
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]
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