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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 1 - “Pilot”

The pilot episode of Supergirl offers its own version of the old Superman tagline: You will believe a woman can fly!

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Scarification”

There isn't much to say about "Scarification", a seemingly random hodgepodge of unrelated expository scenes.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 3 - “Family of Rogues”

In this week's episode of The Flash, the superhero asks "Do you trust me?" Once again, this series earns that trust.

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Strangeness Hits Shore in ‘Twilight Children #1’

Gilbert Hernandez continues his streak of magical realist tales.

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 4 - “The Strike Force”

A disappointingly uneventful letdown after last week’s exciting and bold developments, "The Strike Force" uses bland exposition to introduce new but clichéd characters.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Flash of Two Worlds”

This week's episode proves that The Flash is both remarkably new and astonishingly vintage, both a tribute and a dare.

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Gotham: Season 2, Episode 3 - “The Last Laugh”

In the wake of a shocking twist and the loss of one of the most compelling characters, what does Jerome's death mean for the future of Gotham?

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 1 - “The Man Who Saved Central City”

This fabulous series has more in common with the comic book origins of these characters than with any cop drama.

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Bruce Wayne Enters the Madhouse in ‘Batman Annual #4’

Bruce returns home to Wayne Manor. And the madness he's left behind.

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“Damned If You Do…”: ‘Gotham’ - Season 2, Episode 1

This season premiere opens the door for Gotham to shake things up in the Caped Crusader's city, leaving viewers with exciting questions about the fates (which may not be set in stone) of these beloved characters.

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‘Supergirl’s’ Melissa Benoist Flies Toward an Audience and Network Expecting Heroics

Supergirl may be pretty tired for a while if CBS succeeds in its marketing push.

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Anatomy of a Betrayal in ‘Superman #43’

Lois Lane's betrayal is troubling, but underwhelming.

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The Birth of DC/Vertigo Comics Was a Messy One

In the '90s, Vertigo was a brand new day for comics, completely unprecedented. It celebrated grunge and alternative music. And then it became embraced by the mainstream.

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David Dastmalchian Jumps From DC to Marvel in ‘Ant-Man’, and Meets an Idol in the Process

David Dastmalchian joins a small group of actors who have appeared in films from each of the two big competing names in comic books, DC and Marvel.

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‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ 30 Years On

In 1985, Crisis on Infinite Earths was a necessary evil to tie together inchoate timelines in DC's grander continuity. No one could foresee this book coming to define the next 30 years in comics.

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Equals in an Unequal Struggle in ‘Superman/Wonder Woman #19’

When Superman is at his most vulnerable, the strength of his relationship with Wonder Woman is revealed.

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Police Brutality Is in the Headlines, So Where Is Our Jim Gordon of ‘Gotham’?

If you didn’t watch the first season of FOX’s Gotham, you’ve missed out on some fascinating commentary on the real-world problems of police brutality and corruption.

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‘Green Arrow #41’ Is Just, Plain, Good Storytelling

A grittier, more grounded Green Arrow is nothing new, especially for fans of CW's Arrow, but Benjamin Percy and Patrick Zircher take that concept to a new level of dark in Green Arrow #41.

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‘Justice League #41’ Chronicles a Catalyst of War

A war of dark secrets, epic scales, and everything in between.

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I Wish I Was Here: Exclusive Preview of ‘Sensation Comics - Featuring Wonder Woman #38’

Wonder Woman stands at the edge of a dark and foreboding forest. It's not a real vacation if there isn't a little bit of fear and loathing.

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Measuring Success: The Unsatisfying Notion of "Good Endings" and "Bad Endings"

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"Sometimes stories need to end badly in order to be really good.

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