This week’s episode of The Flash, “Marathon,” did something daring in focusing more on the importance of the characters’ humanity over their heroism. One wouldn’t think this would require much bravery, but anyone who’s been around fandom of a superhero property for any length of time at all would probably acknowledge
Superhero stories are, hands down, my favorite kinds of stories. They have been for as long as I can remember. There’s something about the dichotomy of good and evil. The comfort of easily identifiable – and often handily dispatched – villains. The idea that there are heroes who will always
Barry Allen isn’t the only speedster in Central City. No, we’re not talking about Wally West. We’re talking about another West. Iris West. Mind. Blown. But before you start firing millions of questions our way, know that while Iris will suit up and have super speed, it’s not permanent. But
Ever since the “Mixed Signals” episode of this season’s The Flash, there have been people (calling some of them “fans” verges on overstatement) who have taken exception to Iris’s line: “You aren’t the Flash, Barry. We are.” For the past few months, I’ve happily ignored these detractors with little more
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 to build and sustain the type of love that us
Remember last week’s episode, “Cause and Effect?” Remember that return to the optimistic, hopeful show that The Flash has established itself as since its inception? Yeah, well, that’s gone. Now it’s back to the intense darkness as Savitar prepares to shatter our world. Well, it was fun while it lasted.
Barry Allen has found his Iris West. Variety has reported that Kiersey Clemons has been cast as Iris West in Warner Bros.’ The Flash movie. Iris West is the spunky, hard-hitting journalist and Barry Allen’s best friend. Clemons joins Ezra Miller, who will play Barry, in the film directed by
In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the badassness that is DCTV and the incredibly strong women that these shows have given us over the past four years. DC Television has done one hell of a job bringing strong, empowering women to life on our television screens week-in and