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Fury

The-Shannara-Chronicles

Picking up right where the first two episodes (or the first-episode two-parter, depending on how you want to look at it) left off, “Fury” is an odd dichotomy – it gives the viewer a sense that a lot is happening, when in reality, there is very little on-screen that’s actually going on.  Perhaps it’s the advance knowledge that this version of Shannara will be a 10-episode miniseries; since we’ll be roughly a third of the way through the series at the conclusion of this episode, there’s no time to waste, right?  So why does this episode have the feel of a “throwaway” when compared to how much “important big-picture-plot-stuff” happened last time?
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MervelLadies

What better way to celebrate 50 years of SHIELD than with a brand new series of one-shot comics, most of which featuring some of Marvel’s loveliest ladies! What’s even better is that women will be writing some of the comics, which is a win-win on the feminist front!  One-shots by ladies, about ladies!  And not just any ladies, mind you; these are the kick-ass women of SHIELD. (more…)

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