First, the good news… Supergirl Returns!

Ever since I wrote my epic take on the inaugural season of Supergirl, the show had been on the bubble, teetering between renewal and cancellation. Speculation, expectation and hopes went both ways: Some people (me, for one,because I cannot live without seeing Melissa Benoist‘s radiant take on the heroine) wanted the show renewed; some people wanted the show cancelled. Not enough bang for the $3 million-dollar-per-episode average expenditure, they said. Who wants to watch a show about a girl, anyway, even if she can fly? they asked. This is kids’…

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Supergirl – A New Hope

I’ve been wrestling with a way to review the 20 episodes of the new series, Supergirl. I could talk about how she represents the newest phase of feminism – which I know precisely dick (pun intended) about. I could talk about how not like a Zack Snyder superhero movie the show is – and it is not. I could talk about how a show like this offers hope that not all comic book properties adapted for movies or television take themselves a tad more seriously than absolutely necessary. So what…

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R: for Restricted Audiences Only

So, DC Animation Studios have announced that Batman: The Killing Joke is going to receive an R rating.  Let that sink in for a minute.  An R rated cartoon based on classic comic book characters from DC. As expected, a lot of folks on the internet are already circling the wagons, lighting the pitchforks and sharpening the torches.  No…wait.  Eh, you get the picture.  Anyhoo, I’m sure with my track record you, gentle reader, are expecting me to join their frenzied number.  I, the Kraken, should be flailing my tentacles…

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Here We Go Again.

So, now DC is going to reboot…again?  This should be interesting.  It should be but it probably won’t.  Geoff Johns is talking about how something classic has been lost.  Well, he should know,  he’s the addlebrained git that lost it.  He piloted DC’s creative ship onto the giant shitberg floating in the Sea of Meh.  Since then sales have plummeted and long time fans have done everything short of rally in the streets with torches and pitchforks. Obviously, since Johns is the fuckwit that masterminded this epic disaster, it only…

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