Geoffrey Wiseman

Articles tagged with 'comics':

Daredevil on Netflix

June 19, 2015

I have been enjoying Marvel's Daredevil TV show on Netflix. I had heard good things, and they're right.

If you haven't seen it, I'm not entirely sure how to describe it. Daredevil is a comic-book character, and certainly some elements of the show are larger than life. Matt Murdock is a lawyer, but it's not a law show. There's a lot of crime and police-work but not really a police procedural. It's a mix of a interpersonal drama, crime and comic-books, but a pleasant mix.

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Batman Animated Television for Children

January 10, 2014

My son has been interested in comic characters about as far back as I can recall, and he's had a particular attraction to Batman, so, although he's not quite six, he's already seen almost all of the Batman animated television that exists. Along the way, I've had the opportunity to refresh my own memory of some of these television shows and watch others I'd never seen, so it seemed worth summarizing.

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It's Batman, Batman and the Brain

June 21, 2013

While watching The New Batman Adventures S1E10 with my son, I was amused by this exchange:

What are you doing tonight?

Barbara Gordon / Batgirl (dramatically):
The same thing we do every night, Pinky.


Never mind.

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Avengers Animation

April 4, 2013

Although his current favorite remains Batman, The Avengers are probably my son's second favorite comic-book heroes. I think he likes the ensemble nature of the concept. Spider-Man and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are probably both in the top five,...

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