One of the big critical triumphs of last year, and without a doubt the best of the current superhero tv crop, the Noah Hawley-developed Legion was an exercise in conjuring a superhero based narrative without the confines of what typically marks the genre. It was, frankly, the most surreal thing to hit televisions last year […]
While there has been all kinds of exciting comics news coming out of the San Diego Convention Center (Ed Piskor’s take on the X-Men, Arkham Asylum 2, a pair of Donny Cates projects at Marvel, the Euro-sized Mature Readers imprint at DC, etc…), we won’t get to hear the bulk of the movie-related surprises that […]
Easily my favorite comic related series this year, FX’s Legion, overseen by the brilliant showrunner Noah Hawley, and adapted from the tremendous New Mutants run of Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, played a bit like the X-Men meets Lynch and Kubrick. And it worked liked gangbusters! With Season 1 ending on such an enticing cliffhanger, […]
Legion, the stylish but sometimes baffling superhero 3.0 Fox series, is getting renewed for 2018, THR reports.
As I predicted, Legion debuted to rave reviews, as in, OMG THIS IS INCREDIBLE. IT was so good that when I saw the names of people I know in the credits I was like “WOW YOU MADE THIS?? SO GOOD!!!!!” I will need to watch it a few more times before I can fully discuss […]
Facing reality. #LegionFX pic.twitter.com/KmnozNV8KT — Legion (@LegionFX) February 6, 2017 There are by my count about 3 umpty zillion tv shows based on comic books currently streaming on your TV. Okay maybe that is an exaggeration, but there are nearly a dozen. I honestly can’t count them all. Among them are history making hits – […]
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