Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 12

“Take Your Choice” Batwoman sees Kate faced with a difficult choice and very little time in which to make it. The previous episode focused on a Beth from another universe stranded on Earth Prime. This gives Kate everything she wants as she now has a well adjusted version of her sister that never went down…

Kneel Before Pod – Crisis Talks (141)

The CW mega crossover, Crisis on Infinite Earths concluded in January so Kneel Before Pod is here to finish discussing it. As always the discussion covers a range of topics such as multiverse clean-up, giant stuffed toys and oversized villains. Craig can be found on this very site, Andrew’s work can be found on the…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 11

“An Un-Birthday Present” Batwoman presents a complicated situation for Kate after a surprise appearance from someone close to her as Alice tries to get under Sophie’s skin. The cliffhanger ending of the previous episode where a duplicate Beth shows up in Wayne Tower acting as if Kate should be glad to see her was a…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 10

“How Queer Everything Is Today” Batwoman continues to explore the concept of identity when Kate is once again grapples with the sacrifices that come with living a double life. The major unique selling point Batwoman offers is its take on the superhero double identity trope. Most costumed heroes are motivated by not allowing people to…

Kneel Before Pod – Crisis Meeting (138)

The CW’s mega crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths has aired its 2019 episodes so Kneel Before Pod makes a triumphant return to discuss it in the usual detail. The discussion covers the ambition of the event, cameos, hopes for future cameos, theories for January and the strength of Shadow Demons. Craig can be found…

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 2

The CW mega crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths continues with a hunt for paragons that will prove essential in stopping the Anti-Monitor. Things look bleak for the assembled heroes going into the second part; Earth-38 has been destroyed, Oliver Queen is dead and The Anti-Monitor grows more powerful as The Monitor grows weaker. The next…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 8

“A Mad Tea Party” Batwoman wraps up for midseason with Alice executing her master plan and a paradigm shift for all of the characters in different ways. In one form or another this episode is all about relationships and how events can change them. The Kate/Alice relationship has been a cornerstone of the series with…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 7

“Tell Me The Truth” Batwoman digs into Kate and Sophie’s past as Kate tries to figure out a way to handle how difficult it is to trust others when living life as a vigilante. Sophie remains an obvious weak link in the tapestry of this show and addressing that is long overdue. In order to…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 6

“I’ll Be Judge, I’ll be Jury” Batwoman deals with the issue of corruption within the prison system when a villain motivated by punishing those who he perceives as truly guilty makes his presence felt. As previous reviews have stated this show’s major problem is failing to carve out its own niche within the Arrowverse. For the…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 5

“Mine is a Long and a Sad Tale” Batwoman starts to fill in the details of Alice’s back story with flashbacks to the events following the accident that separated the twin sisters. Such an episode was inevitable right from the moment Kate realised that her sister was still alive as there’s a great deal of…