Ultimate Superhero Showdown 2016

If you turn on your television on any given the day of the week you’re sure to find a television show that is based on a comic book and its characters. This increase comic book based shows have reached a new height not seen in live action television before. These shows come in many different forms: amazing ones, good ones, campy ones, ones that follow … Continue reading Ultimate Superhero Showdown 2016

Superhero Showdown #13

Apr 18 – 22  What words, what thoughts, what emotions come to mind when you think of family? Blood? Choice? Lineage? Friendship? Loyalty? Love? Support? Trust? Belief? Binds? Sacrifice? Guidance? The swirling maelstrom of what family is what our heroes tried to understand and unravel in this week’s stroll down the superhero-ridden lane of television. You know the rules: 5 shows, 3 rounds, and only 1 … Continue reading Superhero Showdown #13

Superhero Showdown #12

April 11 – 15  Fear. It’s one of the most primal and innate emotions that human beings feel. It has been central to our evolution and survival on this vast blue planet we call Earth. But there is a distinction between survival and living. And living means sometimes facing those fears, those changes, those perceived threats and dangers and overcoming them. Fear was what our … Continue reading Superhero Showdown #12

Superhero Showdown #9

Mar 21 – 25  Goodbyes are rarely easy. Sometimes they are amicable, filled with good wishes, happy partings and excitement, bubbling anticipation for the next meeting. Other times, they are marred in heartbreak, tears, disillusionment, a healthy dose of anger, possibly bloodshed, and shots of alcohol as it’s chaser. Goodbyes were seen and heard aplenty on this week’s superhero-laden lane of television and they definitely … Continue reading Superhero Showdown #9

Superhero Showdown #6

Feb 22 – 26  Whether it’s by way of a slip of a tongue or a forceful extraction, the majority of secrets always have a way of revealing themselves. They are insidious little things, burrowing into every little crevice of one’s life, just patiently waiting. When those secrets turn into lies as well, the consequences from the reveal can be quite brutal (just ask Oliver … Continue reading Superhero Showdown #6

Superhero Showdown #4

Feb 8 – 12 Families, made of blood or created through love and friendship, are complicated. Throw in a dash of heroism, secrets, and villains into the mix and you’ve got the potential for dirty bomb size explosion. Boom. Boom. (Seriously though, if I were a superhero therapist I would be making banks off all the family issues these people have. I may also throw … Continue reading Superhero Showdown #4

Superhero Showdown #3

Feb 1 – 5  Looks can definitely be deceiving in the world of superheroes, especially in this week’s superhero-ridden lance of television. You know the rules: 5 shows, 3 rounds, and only 1 victor. Let’s get started. Round 1:  They may be Legends (not really) but that means squat in the ring and Legends of Tomorrow are the first to get KO this week. (Yet … Continue reading Superhero Showdown #3

Superhero Showdown #2

Jan 25 – 29  Another week and another strode down the superhero-ridden lane of television we go. At least Superman didn’t manoeuvre his way in again this week. You know the rules: 5 shows, 3 rounds, and only 1 victor. Let’s get started. Round 1: Flying out of the ring first this week is Legends of Tomorrow. The band of not-so-legendary Legends took a trip … Continue reading Superhero Showdown #2