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GhostDog
GhostDog - 5/17/2021, 10:06 AM
Made it through 3 episodes and the show feels like a parody of the CW shows
Humperdink
Humperdink - 5/17/2021, 3:47 PM
@BlackBeltJones -

Too true.
Could not believe what I was seeing. 😵‍💫
Philvis
Philvis - 5/17/2021, 10:08 AM
I enjoyed the show. Pacing was off and slow at times, but overall I thought it was pretty good. It didn't reinvent the wheel or anything,, but was entertaining enough. I've always enjoyed origin stories the most, so that was the part that kept me interested most. My biggest question was how did the villains get their powers? Were they descendants of the boat crew that got zapped with the energy surge?
PantherKing
PantherKing - 5/17/2021, 10:23 AM
Couldn’t get past the first 2 episodes
SKetCH
SKetCH - 5/17/2021, 10:24 AM
Horrible.

As a fan of the comics, I don't understand why they would change so much original content & brutality just to conform to such basic superhero tropes and beats.

Volume One of the series should have outright been a mix of both Volume Ones of Legacy & Circle.

I'll still be back for Volume Two, but that's only because I'm a fiend for content, especially comic book shtuffs.
XKnight
XKnight - 5/17/2021, 10:28 AM
I honestly got bored by episode 3. I do like the fight scenes though, but everything else is just zzzzz...
bobevanz
bobevanz - 5/17/2021, 10:28 AM
I thought this said Jupiter Ascending, that was such a terrible movie lol ffs
Saga
Saga - 5/17/2021, 10:29 AM
Weird costumes. Better than the CW costumes but not as good as somethings like Titans or the Marvel shows. They're just.....okay....ish.
LeBronStan
LeBronStan - 5/17/2021, 10:30 AM
The costumes are the worst part of this show
Himura
Himura - 5/17/2021, 4:23 PM
@LeBronStan - Along with the old people make up
SethBullock
SethBullock - 5/18/2021, 7:59 AM
@Himura - Like you and many other people here in the comments have pointed out, some aspects of the show (costumes, wigs, fake beards, make up, vfx, fight choreographies, etc) just look too bad and cheap.

Sometimes the show looked good enough, but too many times it just looked awful.

The Witcher had a similar problem, sometimes it just didn't look good enough, some wigs and make up and vfx looked like a bad Hercules/Xena remake instead of having the GOT level of quality that should be expected from a show like this.

I certainly hope The Sandman adaptation looks much better than both of these Netflix shows, more like other quality and good looking Netflix shows like The Haunting of House Hill.
WruceBayne
WruceBayne - 5/17/2021, 10:34 AM
I watched this whole thing in one sitting and as much as I like superheroes this show was pretty bad. I like anything out of the cookie cutter ideas but this wasn’t it. The fight scene at the beginning was the best part but even that was just entertaining.
ModHaterSLADE
ModHaterSLADE - 5/17/2021, 10:40 AM
Found the 1920's stuff more interesting than the modern day storyline. They definitely need to improve the writing when it comes to the flow of the story if there's a Season 2.
ElricReturns
ElricReturns - 5/17/2021, 10:41 AM
I never read the comic before watching, so I didn't have anything to compare it to. It had issues to be certain, the old people make up and wigs are God awful and the worst part of the show. Some of the costume designs are too much too.

But over all this show did more right than wrong for me. There were some conversations about the fundamentals of being a hero that I absolutely love in the comics and they did a great job addressing here. I love the whole idea of Utopian struggling with his code and the world becoming too violent for it, and his therapy session with the super villain was brilliant. Chefs kiss kinda good. I love that kinda content.

The show definitely had passing issues and I found myself profoundly more interested in the events in the past then the present day story. After watching season one I went back and read Legacy and Circle, and the comics are a totally different beast. Some changes I enjoyed, some I hated. I both love and hate Brandon's change. We don't need 2 Chloe's, so making Brandon follow in his father's footsteps obsessively at first was an interesting new approach I enjoy then making him another Gothic party night life kid like Chloe.

After reading the comics, the present day story line should not be as boring as it is, and I think it's boring because they are stretching out the narrative. Aside from the Blackstar fight not much from the present day story is even in this show. Bits here and there but we are basically still in volume 1 by the end of the season. But that leaves plenty of juicy present day content for next season.

I don't want to give any spoilers, but if we don't get those big deaths at some point next season imma be pissed. And the time jump should happen between season 2 and 3.
m1doriya
m1doriya - 5/17/2021, 10:45 AM
Amazon's superhero shows>>>>>>>>
AnthonyVonGeek
AnthonyVonGeek - 5/17/2021, 10:55 AM
This show isn’t perfect and has its small flaws but I did enjoy it way more than Umbrella Academy. Hope season 2 shows more of them as hero’s in the 20s, loved the flashback stuff
Urubrodi
Urubrodi - 5/17/2021, 10:58 AM
Damn some people here managed to get far. I just watched the first episode. The premise is interesting and I have no doubt it's executed much better in the comics, but the show is bad. Somehow it has a lower quality than the CW stuff and that's saying something. The fight scenes reminded me of Power Rangers. Not even gonna talk about costumes. Netflix should start putting more money into their properties if they wanna them to succeed.
mattallica
mattallica - 5/17/2021, 12:54 PM
the only thing worse than the acting in this show are the wigs, i couldnt even make it through the first episode.
Deckacards
Deckacards - 5/17/2021, 1:57 PM
I liked the show, and I'm really hoping for a second season...but that said, I agree with a lot of you...the show needs a LOT of improvement on its execution. The costumes were borderline CW-esque and the action scenes - i'm glad someone said it so i could finally put my finger on it - were way to reminiscent of early Power Rangers work. It's worth a second season, but only if they put a lot more effort into executing the paper-to-camera stuff better than they did in the first season.
bkmeijer2
bkmeijer2 - 5/17/2021, 2:30 PM
Based on what I read here in the comments, I don't think the show is for me. Costume design looks cool though. Might give it a go sometime over the summer
MrDandy
MrDandy - 5/17/2021, 3:23 PM
Gonna be honest, I didn’t make it past episode 1...didn’t hook me and it felt cheap
Twenty23Three
Twenty23Three - 5/17/2021, 3:48 PM
Have no experience with the comics but watching it I really enjoyed all the stuff in the past. The modern day stuff I couldn’t care less about
duncboy
duncboy - 5/17/2021, 3:49 PM
Mark Millar has gone down hill since the beginning
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