TV Club: Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “Frenemy Of My Frenemy”

Daredevil may be the Marvel TV series getting all the attention right now (it just got picked up for a second season), but after spending considerable time in Hell’s Kitchen with daily Daredevil reviews, I find myself preferring the tone and characters of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. The Netflix series has a lot of style and intensity, but not much of a sense of humor, and the overwhelming darkness of the story can get tedious, particularly in the final episodes of the season. S.H.I.E.L.D. is like the Flash to Daredevil‘s Arrow, telling brighter stories that highlight the more fantastic elements of this shared universe, and featuring more diversity in its cast. S.H.I.E.L.D. also has much more diversity in its creative team, employing more women and people of color in both writing and directing positions …

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