It’s been a slow few weeks for new Marvel news, but slow does not equal boring so let’s get to it. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be introducing a new super-villain when it returns in January. In the comics, Donnie Gill is Blizzard (take a guess… Read More »Marvel News Roundup – Slow, but Not Boring
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Tuesday marked the premiere of the most highly anticipated show in television history – at least by me. I have been a huge fan of The Avengers franchise since the beginning and I’ve had a man crush on Agent Coulson from the moment he threatened to taze Tony Stark and watch Super Nanny.
So let’s talk about episode one shall we?
The show opens with long shots of L.A. and Skye’s voice over giving us the background info we need. Basically, after we were attacked by aliens the world went crazy – makes sense.
We also meet Michael (played by veteran to Joss Whedon T.V. shows, J. August Richardson) and his son, Ace. They have a touching moment right before the building beside them explodes.Michael reveals that he has super strength as he scales the building and saves a woman from a fiery doom.
Skye sees the whole event and records it on her phone.
Next, we fly to Paris to meet Agent Grant Ward as he is searching for a Chitari neural link. He gets into a bit of a tiff with some goons from the group known as The Rising Tide who also want said neural link. He returns to S.H.I.E.L.D. and gets debriefed by Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders reprises her role very well).
Then comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for – the return of Agent Phil Coulson.Read More »Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D. Episode 1 – Pilot
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