• etragedy wrote a review of The Magical Place.
    Frustratingly Promises Answers it Never Delivers

    Nearly a dozen episodes into Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. we finally get around to the story about how Agent Coulson died and came back after the Battle of New York... except we don't. Coulson, wh...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Bridge.
    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is a Victim of it's Time

    In my reviews of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., I've frequently quoted Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. comic writer and artist Jim Steranko from his reviews of the show in The Hollywood Reporter. I...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Repairs.
    Does TV Need Another X-Files?

    Once again Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. stumbles, proving that they really don't know where they're going or what they want this series to be. This episode seems cut almost whole-cloth from The X-Files, wit...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Well.
    Finally!

    With "The Well", Agents of SHIELD finally actually feels like it's connected to the Marvel Universe (the cinematic version at least), largely due to the fact that it ties into (tangentially) the film...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Thor: The Dark World.
    Thor: Turn Off the Dark

    Excluding made-for-TV movies and licensed properties not directly under their control (e.g. Ghost Rider, Daredevil, F4ntastic, etc.), this may be the weakest Marvel film to date.On paper it sounds lik...

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  • etragedy wrote a review of .
    Life Changes

    The first major story arc in the Box Office Poison comic draws to a close as Jane and Stephen prepare to leave New York City for good, Sherman and Dorothy's relationship seems to be ending, and Ed mi...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Hub.
    The Ho-hum

    With "The Hub", we have yet another episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. that really doesn't do anything that other shows like 24 or Mission: Impossible, haven't already done better.This time out Agent ...

  • etragedy wrote a review of F.Z.Z.T..
    AoS Continues to Evoke The X-Files

    Marvel's Agents of SHIELD continues to evoke The X-Files more than the comics it is supposedly based on. That's both good and bad. Bad when it emphasizes walking around office buildings (like last ep...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Girl in the Flower Dress.
    Only Television Could Mellow A Marvel Comic This Much

    In a review in the Hollywood Reporter, Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD writer and artist Jim Steranko called "The Girl in the Flower Dress" a "mellow hour", and I have to agree. While Steranko reserved mos...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Innocence.
    The Most Important Episode of Buffy

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon refers to the episode "Innocence" as the single most important episode in the series, and rightfully so. The episode is perhaps the most pivotal episode in...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Hearing the Heartbeat: Battle of Trost District, Part 4.
    Best Episode So Far

    With Episode 8, the anime series Attack on Titan really feels like it's getting somewhere. For the first time in a long time it feels like the characters (other than just Mikasa) actually act proactiv...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Eye Spy.
    Does TV Need Another ALIAS?

    The fourth episode of Agents of SHIELD feels a bit generic. The show has only the merest hint of the fantastical elements of the comics - in this case the "eye" of the title is a camera device install...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Asset.
    Doesn't Quite Deliver, But Holds Promise

    This episode of Agents of SHIELD has perhaps the most engrossing opening yet, with a S.H.I.E.L.D. convoy attacked by an unseen force. Unfortunately that opening is the most exciting part of the episo...

  • etragedy wrote a review of The Small Blade: Battle of Trost District, Part 3.
    Standard Anime Trope

    Nearly every anime series that involves battle or war at some point has an episode like this, the seventh episode of Attack on Titan. The idea is that there is a character who is fighting not only for...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Doom Rides the Sundown Train.
    Two Standard Stories, But Great Art

    Mei Ling is captured and Hex has to ride down a train of bad guys. What allowed DC and Marvel to emerge as a virtual duopoly from the 1970s forward was a near complete lock on all the best artists in ...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Death in the Grass.
    A Very Good Issue

    Many of the classic Jonah Hex covers were done by industry giant Joe Kubert Jonah Hex number 46 is a particularly strong issue. In it Newlyweds Jonah and Mei Ling are finding life as an interracial co...

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  • etragedy wrote a review of 0–8–4.
    Not Off To A Strong Start

    The first regular (non-Pilot) episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. doesn't really show any special-ness. The agents first actual mission together as a team is to investigate a mysterious object found in ...

  • etragedy wrote a review of Pilot.
    Shows Promise

    A few years after the cancellation of Heroes, executive producer Jeph Loeb brings us another series about super-powered beings being monitored by a high tech quasi-governmental organization. And as wi...