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Heroes and Villains – Reviewing Recent Comics 7-5-2017

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This time on Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week and last, from a variety of genres. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Zodiac Starforce: Cries of the Fire Prince #1, Patriot-1, Wonder Woman #25, The Flash #25, All-New Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1, Secret Empire #5, and The Rook Archives, Volume 2… be warned, there may be spoilers…

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Heroes and Villains – Reviewing Recent Comics 5-25-2017

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This time on Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out in recent weeks while we were away, including selections from Marvel, DC, Dynamite, Boom!, and IDW. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Secret Empire #2, Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #1, The Sovereigns #1, Star Trek: Mirror Broken #1, and Justice League #21… be warned, there be spoilers…

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The Flash S03 E23: ‘Finish Line’

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Iris West is dead. Or is she? In The Flash, a show that has out-timey-wimey-ed even Doctor Who this season with the time travel twists, anything could be possible. Now the season finale is here, and we’ll find out if Iris is really dead, as Team Flash squares off for possibly the last time with Savitar and Killer Frost, and who knows what might happen? Meet me after the speed and time traveling jump for my review of the more-than-appropriately titled “Finish Line.”

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The Flash S03 E22: ‘Infantino Street’

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After what happened on last week’s episode of The Flash was pretty much a waste of time, as the plan neither worked nor advanced the plot much at all, one hopes this episode is different.  The Flash recruits archenemy Captain Cold in his war against Savitar and they run afoul of King Shark – if nothing else, this will be exciting.  Meet me after the super speed jump for my review of “Infantino Street.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S04 E21: ‘The Return’

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Finally, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. have escaped the Hydra ruled world of The Framework, but at what cost? How have they been affected, what have they lost, and what dangerous new threat awaits them in the real world? Meet me after the jump for my review of “The Return.”

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The Flash S03 E21: ‘Cause and Effect’

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In the last episode of The Flash, Barry came to the not-so-shocking conclusion that Savitar is in reality a future version of himself. What can he do with this knowledge? What does Killer Frost want with Team Flash? And, who’s Barry??!? Meet me after the super speed jump for my thoughts on “Cause and Effect.”

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The Flash S03 E20: ‘I Know Who You Are’

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This week we’re introduced to Tracy Brand, the scientist who will eventually build the trap that keeps Savitar in the Speed Force. More than that, we finally learn the identity of The Flash‘s greatest enemy, Savitar. Big secrets in this episode, meet me after the super speed jump for my thoughts on “I Know Who You Are.”

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The Flash S03 E19: ‘The Once and Future Flash’

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Weary of villains, especially Savitar, knowing the future and using it against him, The Flash journeys into the future to get ahead of his enemy… and he might not like what he finds. Meet me after the temporal jump for my thoughts on “The Once and Future Flash.”

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The Flash S03 E18: ‘Abra Kadabra’

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One of my favorite super-villains from the mythos of The Flash makes his live-action debut in this self-titled episode – Abra Kadabra. From the Silver Age to the Modern Age he remains one of the Flash’s most dangerous foes. Meet me after the magical jump for my thoughts on “Abra Kadabra.”

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The Flash S03 E17: ‘Duet’

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So many shows before this have done it, the obligatory musical episode, and with the stars of The Flash and Supergirl both former cast members of Glee, and their supporting players in their respective shows also musically inclined, it was only a matter of time before this happened. With a villain pulled from the DC animated universe, the Music Meister, it just gets better. Meet me after the musical interlude for my thoughts on “Duet.”

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