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‘Supergirl’ Post-Show Analysis: Season 2 Episode 3: ‘Welcome To Earth’

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This week, the president is in town, and someone with heat vision wants her dead! But who? And, more importantly, why? “Welcome to Earth” was directed by Rachel Talalay from a script by Jessica Queller and Derek Simon.

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Bizarro Back Issues: Beware The Dragon God! (Oh Don’t Worry, It’s An Octopus) (1981) [Fantasy Week]

The Brave and the Bold #180, DC Comics

Every October, I like to scour my own archives for the spookiest back issues available, but this year, one found me. It's like something out of a scary movie --- I went to my barber for a haircut and, mixed in with the regular magazines in the waiting area, they had an issue of The Brave and the Bold. It was one that I'd never read before, a terrifying team-up between Batman and the Spectre where they confront a mad sorcerer who wields the eldritch power of the Dragon God.

And when I looked up from reading it, I discovered that the barber shop had closed down... ten years ago this very night!

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‘Logan’ Gets the Animated ‘X-Men’ Trailer You Didn’t Know It Needed

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Last week’s Logan trailer showed a very different vision of Marvel’s favorite mutant, about as far cry from an X-Men movie as we ever expected. If you feel the third Wolverine movie could use a bit more yellow spandex, however, check out this fan mash-up of the Logan trailer with Wolverine’s animated counterparts.

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‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Post-Show Recap: Season 2, Episode 2: ‘Justice Society of America’

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The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow follows a time-traveling team of misfits that includes historian Nate Heywood, Arrow’s Atom and White Canary, both halves of Firestorm and Flash rogue Heat Wave. Recappers Matt Wilson and Dylan Todd are on hand to deliver our Legends of Tomorrow post-show analysis, Stuff of Legends.

In this week's, “Justice Society of America,” the Legends team up with a classic grouping of superheroes. If only there was some way to remember their name. Michael Grossman directed the episode, which was written by Chris Fedak and Sarah Nicole Jones.

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‘Arrow’ Post-Show Analysis: Season 5, Episode 3: ‘A Matter Of Trust’

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This week’s episode, “A Matter of Trust,” finds Oliver continuing his quest to save Star City both as mayor and as the Green Arrow --- but will his new team ever learn to listen? Will a news anchor make Thea’s life a living nightmare? Will Cody Rhodes make an absolutely dashing new villain? Gregory Smith directed the episode from a script by Ben Sokolowski and Emilio Ortega Aldrich.

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‘The Flash’ Post-Show Analysis Season 3 Episode 3: ‘Magenta’

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This week, Barry goes on two dates that last a combined time of five minutes, Wally’s gotta go fast, and Harrison Twells returns! It’s Up To Speed. “Magenta” was directed by Armen V. Kevorkian and written by Judalina Neira and David Kob.

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Bizarro Back Issues: Literally The Only Time Aquaman Has Ever Had To Deal With A Ghost Ship! (2011)

All New Batman: The Brave and the Bold #8, DC Comics

With the season of spookiness upon us, I thought for sure that the one thing I was guaranteed to get from 75 years of seafaring adventures was a story where Aquaman had to fight a ghost ship. It's one of those things that feels like it has to have happened at some point, but... here we are. As near as I can tell --- and please tell me if I'm wrong about this --- there has never actually been a story where Aquaman took on an undead crew of pirates out for blood and vengeance.

The closest we ever got was a story where he actually teamed up with one instead --- and even that didn't happen until 2011.

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‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Post-Show Analysis: Season 2, Episode 1: ‘Out of Time’

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The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow follows a team of misfits that includes Rip Hunter, Arrow’s Atom and White Canary, both halves of Firestorm and Flash rogue Heat Wave. Recappers Matt Wilson and Dylan Todd are on hand to deliver our Legends of Tomorrow post-show analysis, Stuff of Legends.

This week's season premiere, "Out of Time," finds a somewhat smaller team facing down a nuclear challenge and a whole new set of villains. Marc Guggenheim and Phil Klemmer wrote the teleplay from a story by Greg Berlanti and Chris Fedak. Dermott Downs directed the episode.

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‘Arrow’ Post-Show Analysis: Season 5 Episode 2: ‘The Recruits’

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It’s time for another installment of Pointed Commentary, where returning Arrow watcher Chris Haley and newcomer Emma Lawson dig into the details of Team Arrow as they clean up the filthy, crime-ridden streets of Star City.

This week’s episode, “The Recruits,” finds Green Arrow spread thin between his crusade to fight crime in a costume and his daily duties as the new mayor of Star City. But will his new team of vigilante hopefuls ever be able to work together? James Bamford directed the episode from a script by Speed Weed and Beth Schwartz.

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‘The Flash’ Post-Show Analysis Season 3 Episode 2: ‘Paradox’

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Welcome back to Up To Speed, in which Flash TV show recappers Dylan Todd and Ziah Grace break down the latest episode of The Flash and talk about what works, what doesn’t, and where the series might be headed.

This week, Barry has ruined everything again, The Rival is back, a new villain is lurking in a warehouse, and some people may be harboring secret superpowers. "Paradox" was directed by Ralph Hemecker and written by Aaron Helbing and Todd Helbing.

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