Saturday, February 12, 2005

Superhero TV thoughts

On this week's Smallville: "Hi, Metropolis University? This is Georgetown. We'd like our colors and mascot back, thanks."

On tonight's Teen Titans: Who'd have thunk they could get such emotional impact and resonance from an episode whose plot was largelt lifted from Army of Darkness? This show's best moments continue to astonish me.

On tonight's Justice League Unlimited: I love Mister Miracle. I've never quite been able to quantify why exactly he's probably my favorite Jack Kirby character...but after tonight's episode I suspect it's the boundless, joyful sense of hope and imagination and freedom the character embodies. Now, if only Mattel would get to work on a figure...

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