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Keeping Up With Jessica Jones, the Postmodern Anti-Hero Next Door

Jessica Jones breaks the Marvel superhero mold in a distinctly postmodern way.

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Agent Carter: Season 2, Episodes 1-3

In its second season, Agent Carter's brightly colored world continues to be well worth visiting.

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The Real Draw of ‘Jessica Jones’ Is Its Complex, Flawed, and Nuanced Characters

The stark, urban beauty of Jessica Jones draws the viewer into the world and the stories of broken people that’s nearly impossible to stop watching.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 10 - “Maveth”

Death begets life, and vice versa, in the mid-season finale.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 9 - “Closure”

Breathtaking action and heartbreaking turns lead to numerous confrontations as the show goes into its fall finale.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 8 - “Many Heads, One Tale”

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s season three hits its "tipping point" as all the narrative puzzle pieces fall into place.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 7 - “Chaos Theory”

"Chaos Theory" offers a narrative fork in the road by reinventing Lash's backstory.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 6 - “Among Us Hide”

The episode's uneasy alliances and heartbreaking twists highlight the similarities and differences between organizations, individuals, and even mediums.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 5 - “4,722 hours”

The relatively quiet “4,722 hours” shows the ways in which we create paradise even in the midst of the ugliest realities.

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Weakness Is Strength in ‘Karnak #1’

Karnak sets out to save Inhumanity, one weak spot at a time.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 4 - “Devils You Know”

“Devils You Know” offers new insight into the season’s arc, while visual effects supervisor Mark Kolpack shares how to balance special effects and narrative.

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Covert Subversion in ‘Darth Vader #11’

The Force is strong in this intricate, and refined narrative.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 3 - “A Wanted (Inhu)man”

Messy lives, bad decisions, and poor outcomes plague nearly everybody in this week’s episode.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 2 - “Purpose in the Machine”

Last week’s episode pushed the boundaries of how much belief a viewer can logically suspend.

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Vulnerable Invincibility in ‘Invincible Iron Man #1’

Forging a more balanced Tony Stark.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 1 - “Laws of Nature”

The arrival of the Inhumans creates the central tension in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “Laws of Nature"

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The Strange Changes: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season Three and Its Real-World Analogues

The fallout from the events of season two of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. serves as an excellent metaphor for contemporary social and political shifts

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The High Cost of Living in ‘Secret Wars #5’

Like Yahweh of old, Doctor Doom walks through the Garden of Eden that is his own creation, himself more a tempter than any serpent.

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Songs About the Southland: Marvel’s Black Panther vs. the Klan

It was a hot Southern summer when the Black Panther came down South to do battle with the Klan.

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Minimized Melodrama in ‘Uncanny Avengers #5’

Ending with neither a bang nor a whimper.

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Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

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"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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