Netflix’s Umbrella Academy Lacks the Batshit Whimsy of Its Source Material

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While you could always see flashes of the X-Men and other comics that inspired writer Gerard Way and artist Gabriel Bá in their Eisner award-winning limited series The Umbrella Academy, the book always felt like its own unique animal. It drew on classic cape tropes to tell a fresh story about the struggles that’d come…

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The Latest Umbrella Academy Trailer Is an Exhausting Family Reunion

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Despite what people like Charles Xavier might tell you, being recruited as a child to become a globe-trotting superhero who fights epic, life-changing wars is a surefire way to ensure that you’re stuck in therapy for the bulk of your adult life, should you survive your upbringing. This is something the heroes of

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