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‘Black Lightning’ 1×02 Review: Lawanda The Book of Hope

Well, damn! That’s the first thing that comes to mind when I rethink episode two of Black Lightning. Lawanda: The Book of Hope hit on all cylinders and was a perfect indication of the potential this series has in my…

A Letter from Wally West A.K.A. Kid Flash

Dear Flarrowverse Fans, Wally West here. If you guys haven’t heard the news, I’m gonna be leaving Central City for a while, and I honestly don’t know when I’ll be back. I’ve often heard that every hero has his/her own…

‘Black Lightning 1×01 Review: “The Resurrection”

The CW’s newest superhero series charged out of the gate and kept its foot on the gas with episode one, titled “The Resurrection.” It was hard to contain my excitement as I waited for Jefferson Pierce, the clean cut and…

Fangirlish Talks to the Star of ‘Beyond’ Burkely Duffield

From the resurgence of The X-Files to the mind-bending twists and turns of Black Mirror, sci-fi television has seen its popularity on the rise.  Somewhere in between the planes of those two shows lies the Freeform series Beyond. Beyond begins…

Why We Need a ‘Black Lightning’ and ‘The Flash’ Crossover

It’s already been widely reported that Black Lightning will exist separately from the Arrowverse and there are currently no plans for the new series to crossover with any of the veteran CW shows. Having just finished a crossover (and a…

You Can’t Have Black Lightning Without a Little Thunder

The excitement of meeting the CW’s newest superhero Black Lightning just reached another level. On January 16th, we will meet the titular hero and his family, and while it has been revealed that Jefferson Pierce’s daughters have metahuman abilities as…

To Engage or Not Engage: Feminism, Politics and Race on Social Media

I love social media. Like many people, I use it to keep up with current events and discuss my favorite things with great people all over the world. Occasionally I have some fun slapping down trolls, but for the most…

Black Lightning: Why This Hero Couldn’t Strike at a Better Time

Imagine being a student and finding out that the guy responsible for writing your detentions moonlights as a superhero who absorbs electricity and can hurl it into lightning bolts.  That might make any kid think twice about ditching homeroom or…

‘The Flash’: The Ugly and Racist Treatment of Iris West

Like all West-Allen shippers, my heart is exceedingly full thinking about The Flash wedding. All that our favorite television couple has been through has set the stage for this magical moment.  Through unimaginable tragedy, Barry Allen and Iris West have managed…

‘The Flash’: Why WestAllen’s Wedding Means So Much

For 60 years, iconic comic book lovers Barry Allen and Iris West have always managed to find each other no matter what part of the multiverse they reside in at any moment in time. Connected through lightning, love, the power…

The Great Escape: Why I Love Superheroes

My husband does not understand my obsession with superheroes. Honestly, he doesn’t understand my obsessions with lots of things, but that’s neither here nor there.  When I’m engulfed in The Flash or re-watching The Avengers, I can hear the silent…

The Good, The Bad, The Powers: Could You Date a Superhero?

During an ice-cream bender with the “all men make us sick” theme on a loop, a trailer for Thor: Ragnarok popped up on the television. In a fit of optimism I told my friend “That’s the kind of man we…

Are Marvel’s Creators Punking Us with Inhumans? I Really Hope So

Does anyone remember the MTV show Punk’d? The sheer panic and disbelief on the faces of celebrity victims before they realized Ashton Kutcher was pranking them are forever priceless. As I watch Marvel’s Inhumans, I feel like said celebrities, and…