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The Comics Hit TV This October

IN THE October 11 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andDeborah Harter Williams,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTV
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by Deborah Harter Williams



Finding myself discouraged and fed-up with the new dramatic shows that are unrealistic and the reality shows that are overly dramatic, I’m casting my net farther afield and checking out the trend in shows based on comics.

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Supernatural Recap and Review

IN THE July 19 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andChris Lovato,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTV
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by Chris Lovato




Finished with nine seasons and headed for a 10th in the fall, Supernatural is a show that’s proven a fan favorite. It’s not hard to see why, but let’s take a look at…

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Star-Crossed: TV Review

IN THE April 5 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andChris Lovato,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTV
SECTIONS

by Chris Lovato



All in all, Star-Crossed is a valiant effort on The CW’s part to give its viewers something good to watch while Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, and The Originals draw to a close for the season; however, it remains to be seen whether this series will make it past Season 1. If love stories between human women and non-human males is your thing, then definitely check it out!

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The Originals: TV Review

IN THE November 30 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andChris Lovato,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTV
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by Chris Lovato


Always and forever: this is the motto of the Mikaelson family, and the ever-present theme of one of the CW’s latest ventures: The Originals.

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Supernatural: TV Review

IN THE October 5 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andChris Lovato,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTV
SECTIONS

by Chris Lovato


Dad’s gone on a hunting trip…and he hasn’t been home in a few days. – Dean Winchester
The series Supernatural kicks off with these words and it doesn’t stop there, Brought to life in 2005, it’s been tearing apart the hearts of those who view it and inspiring more out-of-context GIFs on tumblr ever since, thanks to one Eric Kripke.

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Arrow: TV Review

IN THE January 12 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTV
SECTIONS

by Roy Runnels


Arrow is one super hero show that so easily could be done wrong. It had to balance the realistic with the hero aspects that come with any comic book hero. Too much in either direction could kill a show. Not that it matters, because The CW has done it again.

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Gossip Girl: TV Review

IN THE December 31 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andEvery Other Book,
andJessica Ham,
andTeens,
andTV
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by Jessica Ham



Gossip makes the world go round. We all gossip, read gossip magazines, or listen to gossip on TV. It’s addicting and so is the show all about gossip, Gossip Girl. Gossip Girl follows the lives of teenage Upper East Siders Serena Van Der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick), and Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgely). An online blog, Gossip Girl, recalls the events in their lives and the hottest gossip.

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The Vampire Diaries: TV Review

IN THE May 29 ISSUE

FROM THE 2010 Articles,
andBooks & Tales,
andClaire Lang,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andTV
SECTIONS

by Claire Lang



There are no sparkles on Thursday nights on The CW. That is a good thing, a very good thing. Well into season two, at time of publication, The Vampire Diaries has given the viewer a new guilty pleasure.

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