DC Universe’s Doom Patrol Is One for the Weirdos

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DC Universe’s Doom Patrol isn’t a show that hates itself—it hates the very concept of idyllic superheroes. A hero’s seeming perfection, good looks, and general amiability are all just distractions, Doom Patrol posits, from what really matters: the fact that being exceptional and extraordinary means that the world is…

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The Trailer for Justice League vs. The Fatal Five Brings Back Some Big DC Stars

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When fans talk about the definitive voices from the animated world of DC, they think of Kevin Conroy as Batman, Susan Eisenberg as Wonder Woman, and George Newbern as Superman. Well, they’re all back, along with Batman: The Animated Series producer Bruce Timm, for Justice League vs. The Fatal Five.

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Black Lightning’s Metahuman World Just Got Bigger in the Most Unexpected Way

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One of the interesting things about Black Lightning’s second season is the growing presence of new metahumans in Freeland whose abilities don’t seem to be dependent on them using the green light drug. Like Jefferson Pierce, these new metas’ powers come from within, which begs the question—where did they come from?

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Cyborg’s Arrival Brings Some Major Upgrades to Young Justice: Outsiders’ Mythos

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While Young Justice: Outsiders is building toward a larger plot involving metahuman trafficking and an impending war between Earth and Apokolips, the show’s also incorporating an astonishing amount of classic DC characters into its plot to keep things interesting and somewhat difficult to predict. And one of its…

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Young Justice: Outsiders Just Keeps Getting Bigger and Busier

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Young Justice: Outsiders presumes you have a fair amount of familiarity with the characters’ backstories and plot lines from previous seasons, as well as DC Comics’ larger canon. The DC Universe show could have easily stuck with its core cast of heroes and continued along with their already complicated arcs, but

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Young Justice: Outsiders Is Getting Deeper in the Best Way

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Expansion is the not-too-subtle theme of Young Justice: Outsiders. After years of the world’s metahuman population flying under the radar (for the most part), they’ve been put in the spotlight in a major way that the show presumes you understand and can roll with.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/young-justice-outsiders-is-getting-deeper-in-the-best-1831688967

io9’s Ultimate Guide to 2019’s Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero TV

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And you thought there were a lot of movies coming out this year? Get ready to never leave your couch in 2019, because the amount of TV you’re going to want to watch is truly staggering. Here’s our mega-giant list of sci-fi, fantasy, and superhero shows we’re most looking forward to, with the standard caveat that any…

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