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The Flash: “City of Heroes” Review

Run, Barry, run!

Well, the premiere of DC’s newest television adaption has come and gone, and it went by quite quickly.  Yep, now that I’ve gotten past an obligatory reference to the concept of “fastness,” I can delve into the contents of the episode itself.  First, I should let you know that I’ve never seen an episode of Arrow, the show from which the CW’s The Flash spun-off.  Really, I’ve grown somewhat cynical to investing time in shows with large episode orders, and I’ve always had a slight aversion to anything on the CW.  I always expect its shows to contain drawn-out love triangles and squares to pad episode times and half-heartedly create both tension and romance.  I also expect its actors to be somewhere between the ages of 16 and 29, and brooding while they think about their good looks.  So imagine my surprise when the first episode of The Flash destroyed all of my preconceived notions.

Posted by on October 7, 2014 in Comics, Editorial, Reviews, TV, TV Reviews 0 Continue Reading