It’s no secret that Netflix and Marvel Television have struggled to find an episodic formula that works for their superhero adaptations. By most accounts, Jessica Jones has been largely deemed the most successful of their ventures, with Daredevil coming in at a close second. But even these series are hampered with narrative inefficiencies towards the […]
JESSICA JONES’ first season finale may not have been so final.
Okay let’s just get all these year-end survey things out of the way today! CableTV.com used Google Trends to figure out which Netflix orignal series were most popular in all 50 states, and Marvel won the day: The big winner? Marvel rules the Universe, inspiring blind devotion in fourteen states with Daredevil and strong-arming […]
While Marvel and Netflix’s Iron Fist won’t hit the streaming network until mid-March, the two partners in gritty superheroing are already talking up their big four-way team-up in The Defenders, which will air this Summer. Today, Entertainment Weekly showcased their cover which pulls together Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist for the first […]
The Comics Beat is live at the New York Comic Con Main Stage and the crowd is wild! It’s not quite Hall H proportions, but the Main Stage is by far the largest panel room at NYCC, which makes it the perfect place to show off Netflix’s and Marvel’s IRON FIST. The followup to the […]
As a kid, reading comics in the 90’s was mostly about appreciating pretty pictures drawn by the likes of guys like Jim Lee. As an adult, reading comics became about an engaging story written by the likes of guys like Brian Michael Bendis. Today’s audience, juvenile or adult, has the advantage of creators who are […]
Netflix time! Marvel Studios have their big deal with Netflix, which has so far brought us two seasons of Daredevil, one season of Jessica Jones, and will soon bring Luke Cage and Iron Fist shows to the digital subscription service. As part of Comic-Con this year, Netflix decided to drive us that bit further down […]
UPDATE: In the original version of this post, I made a joke about Dennis Barger being a suspect for the leak. IN this case he most certainly was not, as he did not get his books until Tuesday and we must look to a different bearded leaker. I apologize to Dennis for making an obvious […]
Say hello to the newest member of the Marvel family.
Announced today at the Television Critics Association event, the critical smash Jessica Jones will be returning for a second season along with showrunner Melissa Rosenberg. No premiere date was given, but Netflix head Ted Sarandos indicated that the release would depend upon The Defenders, which has a contractual start date after both Luke Cage and Iron Fist […]