Superhero TV

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Why superhero satire The Boys turned off its rightwing fanbase
Amazon’s subversive smash hit has irked some fans with a more overtly political season that dares to position the show’s villain as a Trump stand-in

Stuart Heritage

28, Jun, 2022 @2:37 PM

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‘There are things in this season you will never unsee’: The Boys’ Karl Urban on parenting, powers and superhero orgies
The star of Amazon’s cult comic book series on failing in Australia, his roles in The Lord of the Rings and Star Trek and spending half his life away from home

Stuart Heritage

31, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Boys: the explosive superhero show that’s become as thrilling as Game of Thrones
It’s taken a while, but this gory, swear-packed series about costumed crusaders is now so visceral it’s like a spiritual successor to the brutal shenanigans of Westeros

Joel Golby

28, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Power dressing: which superhero has the best costume?
From Superman’s y-fronts to Hulk’s tattered shorts, superheroes have made their fair share of fashion faux pas – but whose outfit actually works?

Henry Yates

07, Jun, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘What if Superman was your dad?’ Comics legend Mark Millar on Jupiter’s Legacy
The Kick-Ass and Kingsman creator is back with a TV series about a warring super-powered family. The Scot reveals how Carrie Fisher helped inspire it – and why he’s delighted Covid scuppered his move to Hollywood

Hanna Flint

28, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier review – sturdy start to Marvel's latest
Disney’s Avengers spinoff series offers up a patchy yet encouraging combination of exhilarating action and soapy drama

Benjamin Lee

18, Mar, 2021 @4:02 PM

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WandaVision women's acceptance of grief is what makes them truly super
Vengeance so often motivates Marvel’s superheroes. But while Wanda finds solace first as a villain, it is love that redeems her

Hanna Flint

08, Mar, 2021 @1:07 PM

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WandaVision finale: the Scarlet Witch arrives, will the MCU survive?
The season concludes rather hastily, but every beat is hit with perfection, and without the need to satisfy every crazy fan theory about Mephisto or Reed Richards

Andrew Ellard

05, Mar, 2021 @1:03 PM

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WandaVision episode eight: which witch will come out on top?
This penultimate episode puts all the pieces in place for the season’s final showdown, while filling in the heartbreaking back story of the Scarlet Witch

Andrew Ellard

26, Feb, 2021 @12:39 PM

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WandaVision episode seven: something wicked this way comes
Secrets are revealed, heroes are born and Darcy is a hoot as she finally gets a guest spot in her favourite TV show

Andrew Ellard

19, Feb, 2021 @11:56 AM

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WandaVision episode six: will Quicksilver's brotherly love be enough?
It’s Halloween and Wanda seems ready to listen to Pietro, while outside the Hex our heroes are cast out into the night

Andrew Ellard

12, Feb, 2021 @1:04 PM

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WandaVision episode five: recasting hints at X-citement to come
A surprise appearance at episode’s end demonstrates that Marvel know just how to keep the speculation at fever pitch

Andrew Ellard

05, Feb, 2021 @12:54 PM

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