Stew’s Reviews: Born Again

A couple of things… As of this writing, Daredevil season 3 has not yet debuted. It’s coming soon, but it has not aired yet. So you get another peek into how far ahead I write these because you are already thinking “Holy cow, that was forever ago!”. Anyway, it’s obviously the impetus for me to get around to reviewing this story, but only indirectly. Nicole … Continue reading Stew’s Reviews: Born Again

Netflix Marvel Retrospective – Daredevil Season 3

At this point in Netflix Marvel’s history, both Iron Fist and Luke Cage had been cancelled and the remaining seasons of Daredevil, Punisher, and Jessica Jones were being released almost a month from one another. I recall the build-up to Daredevil’s third season having almost no promotion from Netflix, which made me think the whole franchise was on the chopping block. After all, Daredevil was … Continue reading Netflix Marvel Retrospective – Daredevil Season 3

Netflix Marvel Retrospective – The Defenders

Welcome back. So here it is, The Defenders – the big team up miniseries the first few Marvel Netflix shows had been leading up to. All the main heroes had their own debuts and it was time for them to have a big `ol crossover event. Unlike the Avengers, this show was more street level and was R-rated, allowing a grittier feel. It also benefitted … Continue reading Netflix Marvel Retrospective – The Defenders

Netflix Marvel Retrospective – Daredevil Season 2

Hey look, I get to talk about Daredevil again. After three successful first seasons of their shows, Marvel was running full steam ahead as they were gearing up for their second run of Daredevil episodes. Despite a few bumps in the road, audiences were generally very receptive of the first seasons of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage. Around this time, Iron Fist was delayed … Continue reading Netflix Marvel Retrospective – Daredevil Season 2

Netflix Marvel Retrospective – Daredevil Season 1

Intro Like my Agents of SHIELD retrospective, I thought it was appropriate to talk about the other corner of Marvel TV: the Netflix shows. It’s quite impressive that they seem to run the gamut between beloved and despised to the point that certain actors playing certain roles are considered definitive while others are considered the worst thing to possibly happen to live action comicbook projects. … Continue reading Netflix Marvel Retrospective – Daredevil Season 1

Tough Grading, The Elusive A+, And My Top 15 Stories EVER

I take no pride in being something of a harsh grader when it comes to comic books. I am not really sure why it is–I tend to grade out movies much more generously than I do comics for whatever reason–but if you look at my grading history, it is easy to see I am typically likely to score books relatively lower than others might. The … Continue reading Tough Grading, The Elusive A+, And My Top 15 Stories EVER