Over the weekend I got the itch to re-watch the pilot episode of the popular WB series “Arrow”. As a fan of the show, I have maintained that the first season is near flawless. It stands as one of the best examples of an episodic approach at live action comic book hero story telling. In this edition of the High Five/Low Five I’ll look at the what made the first season great, and what I could have gone without.
This past weekend I had the chance to attend the Philadelphia Wizard World Comic Con. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to go on multiple days. However, I made the most of the day on saturday, and I took in all I could.
After heading to the theater last week to catch Star Trek Into Darkness, I felt the urge to go old school and dig up some original series Trek action on Netflix. The episode I decided on, “Space Seed”, comes from the first season and happens to be regarded as one of the best of the series. read more