Comic Television Discussion – Week beginning 7 April 2019

It appears to be a slow week, with the American Gods and Legends holding down the new televised episodes, and Cloak and Dagger representing Marvel’s episodic offerings.  That’s fine, The Tick and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina are available to binge to fill out the rest of your free TV time!

[All synopses (and titles) from or IMDB below the cut, except when there really aren’t any.  (If a show’s synopsis is a spoiler to you, do not click More…)]

American Gods – S02E05 – The Ways of the Dead – Shadow learns the ways of the dead with the help of Mr. Ibis and Mr. Nancy. In New Orleans, Mad Sweeney introduces Laura to old friends who share their world of voodoo healing. Mr. Wednesday embarks on a road trip with Salim and the Jinn.

Supergirl – S04E18 – Crime and Punishment – (Returns 21 April 2019)

Arrow – S07E18 – Lost Canary – After being accused of murder and having her criminal past exposed, Laurel goes full Black Siren and teams up with an old criminal acquaintance, Shadow Thief, to go on a crime spree around Star City. While Dinah aims to bring Laurel in, Felicity refuses to give up on her friend and tries everything to get through to her, even summoning Sara Lance for help. However, Laurel rebuffs all her efforts, forcing the former friends to face off against each other. (Returns 15 April 2019)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – S04E10 – The Getaway – When Hank commandeers the Waverider in 1973, the Legends find themselves on the run in an RV after kidnapping the President who is only able to tell the truth. With the help of Constantine, they discover the reason that none of them can lie making for an uncomfortable family road trip. Meanwhile, Nate and Zari, with the help of Nora and Gary, work together to find out what Hank is really up to.

The Flash – S05E18 – Godspeed – After discovering that Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) is working with Thawne (Tom Cavanagh), Barry (Grant Gustin) and Iris (Candice Patton) disagree about how to handle their daughter in the wake of this shocking news. Team Flash isn’t sure they can trust Nora, so they go through her journal to find out exactly how she came to work alongside their greatest nemesis. (Returns 16 April 2019)

Riverdale – S03E18 – Chapter Fifty-Three: Jawbreaker – When a tainted batch of fizzle rocks makes its way through Riverdale, Jughead and FP set out to find who’s responsible. After asking Veronica to help get him into an upcoming boxing tournament, Archie quickly learns he may be in over his head. Elsewhere, Betty makes one last attempt to rescue Alice from The Farm’s grip, and Toni becomes unsettled by a sudden change in Cheryl’s behavior. (Returns 17 April 2019)

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – S02E02 – Shadow Selves – After learning about a group of young girls who have gone missing, Tandy and Tyrone look to see if they can find out what has happened to them. As they get further into their investigation, they realize someone else is trying to rescue the girls too, but in her own vigilante justice type of way. Meanwhile, Mina may have discovered a side effect to the big Roxxon leak.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – S01E12 thru S01E20

The Tick – S02 – Tick and Arthur have freed the City from The Terror – now they must defend it from new villains and old enemies. That is If they can convince AEGIS, the government agency in charge of superhero regulation, that they deserve the job. But now that the City is ‘safe enough to protect’ Tick and Arthur begin to see they’ve got competition…

Star Trek: Discovery – S02E13 – Such Sweet Sorrow – Season Finale! – See Bureau42 for a review.

The Orville – S02E12 – Sanctuary – Ed discovers that Moclans aboard The Orville are harboring a secret.

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