I took a brief hiatus from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. after Season 5, which I think of as S.H.I.E.L.D. in Space, or, alternately, as Cracked-Egg Earth with Kree. It ended with what I think was the first live-action appearance of Graviton, who was soundly defeated by Daisy/Quake, which made the Earth future we just lived through […]
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As should be apparent from the series title, this show has been another comic-book-to-television adaptation. (Although, come to think of it, IMdB lists the series without the “Marvel’s” prefix—maybe I have the title wrong.) In the Marvel comics, S.H.I.E.L.D. was a fictional espionage, special law enforcement, and counter-terrorism agency created by Stan Lee and Jack […]
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Gotham have a lot in common to me. I’ve watched both series from their beginnings. Both had a lot of things that appealed to me from both sides of the Marvel-DC aisle. And, both had strung me along with a lot of unspoken promises that never really managed to pay […]
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The double-episode premiere got my attention a few weeks ago. Interesting premise: SHIELD in space, in the future; Earth destroyed. But, the premise began to get tired for me during episodes 3 and 4, at least until Fitz showed up at the very end of Episode #4, “A Life Earned.” Leopold Fitz (Iain de Caestecker) […]
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I was happy that Agents of SHIELD was picked up for a fifth season. The series has a cast of characters whom I genuinely like, which means I’m willing to watch them doing almost anything. Almost anything. The LMD story line in the middle of Season 4 was a bit on the weak side, […]
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