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A look at series finales for Breaking Bad, Dexter, and more (Images: AMC/ViacomCBS).

Breaking Bad, Dexter & More: BCTV's Finale-O-Meter Rates Series-Enders

Much to the chagrin of friends I've debated in the past (and with the understanding that this was in no way, shape, or form run by the rest of the BCTV team), I get to use my lofty title as "Television Editor" to throw out some lofty proclamations on the series-enders for Six Feet Under,[...]

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Diving Into the Comic Vault: Pep Comics #8 is Daring and Dashing

This cover prominently features the Shield escaping an Egyptian sarcophagus as he goes to save a woman from men dressed in ancient Egyptian garb Pep Comics #8 came out in 1940 when America was still entranced by Egyptomania I've touched on this before in my Lauren Looks Back series, but this was always popular even[...]

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Diving Into the Comic Vault: Pep Comics #6

We're still exploring the early issues of Pep Comics, with today's focus on Pep Comics #6.This cover is yet another impressive WWII themed cover of Pep Comics by Irv Novick, showcasing The Shield fighting the Axis Powers This issue has Shield -- in his civilian disguise -- watching senators argue within the Senate Chamber located[...]

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Diving Into the Comics Vault: Pep Comics #5

The Shield is underwater, fighting enemy subs Artist Irv Novick did an exceptional job with making Shield look like he really was fighting underwater The colors are used well, and his expression is that of a confident hero who can take on the entire Axis.This issue of The Shield episode starts with our hero underwater[...]

'S.W.A.T.': Shawn Ryan Teases Crossover with 'The Shield' [VIDEO]

While fans of screenwriter/producer Shawn Ryan have embraced two seasons of his CBS crime drama S.W.A.T., there's no denying that Ryan is still wildly - and fondly - remembered for his work in created FX's The Shield Airing from March 2002 to November 2008 and starring Michael Chiklis as uber corrupt Det Vic Mackey, the[...]


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Roman Reigns Opens RAW Revealing Leukemia Diagnosis, Relinquishes WWE Universal Title

Roman Reigns has relinquished the WWE Universal Title, revealing that he has leukemia. Apparently he has been living with the disease for 11 years, having been diagnosed when he was only 22 years old. Reigns, real name Joseph Anoaʻi became the WWE Universal Champion after defeating Brock Lesnar at August's SummerSlam PPV. .@WWERomanReigns has to relinquish […]

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Stephanie McMahon Comes After Kurt Angle, And The Shield Is Having None Of It

She gets interrupted by The Shield And oh hot damn, Roman Reigns is back.https://twitter.com/WWE/status/930242201262493698After being distracted by The New Day last RAW, which cost them their titles, they want revenge As a result The Shield and The New Day will be facing each other this Sunday at Survivor Series, and I'm ready for it[...]

Betty & Veronica: Vixens Lead The Archie Comics November 2017 Solicitations

This includes a new Betty & Veronica series along with more Riverdale and classic Archie comics series.DARK CIRCLE THE SHIELD: DAUGHTER OF THE REVOLUTION VOL 1 Over the centuries, THE SHIELD has battled enemies of the United States—but what happens when she's not sure who the enemy is? This graphic novel collects THE SHIELD issues 1-4.Script: Adam[...]

The Powerful Popularity Of Superhero Comics During World War II

As a Jew myself, I can assure you that is the quickest way to show everyone how you feel about WWII.MLJ's The Shield was actually the first hero to go toe-to-toe with a Nazi in Pep Comics #1 in 1939, but as we all know, some plucky redheaded jerk took the spotlight from MLJ's heroes[...]

Tread Perilously Podcast — The Shield: Co-Pilot

Tread Perilously returns to cop shows with the great early-aughts program The Shield Unfortunately, it means watching the second season episode "Co-Pilot."Detective Vic Mackey angles to get himself and his partner on the new anti-gang Strike Team in the soon-to-open substation in the Farmington District of Los Angeles He hopes to make a difference with[...]

The Shield Creator Shawn Ryan Says He Has "Ideas" For Vic Mackey

When The Shield ended its run in 2008, it left series anti-hero Vic Mackey a free man, but the prisoner of his actions And in a television climate ready to bring shows back, Mackey is one of those great TV characters still roaming the streets of Los Angeles somewhere.And his creator has a few ideas[...]

Dark Circle's Newest On-Going, The Shield, Continues This Week

Dark Circle's newest on-going series, The Shield, continues this week with a second issue by writers Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig.THE SHIELD #2 “Daughter of the Revolution, Part 2” Running out of places to hide, the Shield discovers she is not without allies Detective Nicole Simmons seems to know exactly who—and what—the Shield is, but with[...]

A Look Inside Dark Circle's The Shield #2

Dark Circle has sent over some preview pages for the second issue of their new on-going series The Shield The series focuses on Victoria Adams, her origin as a hero in 1776 and the secret history of the United States That's a hook you don't see in very many comics.THE SHIELD #2 Script: Adam Christopher and[...]

Archie's Dark Circle Comics Solicitations For April 2016 – The Black Hood And Shield

And in The Shield things get very bad when her latest mission ends in tragedy before watching world.THE BLACK HOOD #11 Before the cataclysmic events of “Bullet’s Kiss” and “The Lonely Crusade,” there was another Black Hood—Kip Burland, a former police officer who vowed to fight the crimes that he couldn’t while wearing a badge[...]

Dark Circle / Archie Comics Solicitations For January 2016

or save them and defy the will of Heaven and Hell itself!Script: Frank Tieri Art: Felix Ruiz The Hangman #4 CVR A Reg: Tim Bradstreet The Hangman #4 CVR B Variant: Greg Smallwood On Sale Date: 2/3 32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.THE SHIELD #4 “Daughter of the Revolution, Part 4” She has served her country well, fighting for US interests[...]

Dark Circle Previews The Shield #1

We have an look inside the next ongoing series from Dark Circle, The Shield #1 The series is being written by Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig with art by Drew Johnson, Rachel Deering and Kelly Fitzpatrick. THE SHIELD #1 -  “Daughter of the Revolution, Part 1” Since the dawn of the republic, whenever her country faces[...]

NYCC '15: Howard Chaykin On Black Hood And More From The Dark Circle Panel

When asked about a possible crossover between The Black Hood and The Hangman Swierczynski joked, "I will bring the peanut butter."The ShieldNot only did editor Alex Segura assure everyone that the book was coming out, he had copies to show and give away He went on to talk about how excited they were for[...]

Shawn Ryan & Eric Kripke To Bring Time Travel To NBC

Deadline reports Time, an action-adventure drama from The Shield creator Shawn Ryan and Supernatural instigator Eric Kripke, will land at NBC According the report, the show is "a high-octane hour about an unlikely trio traveling through time to battle unknown criminals in order to protect history as we know it."Which, at first blush, sounds like Legends of[...]

Archie Comics Solicitations For November 2015

and the shocking legacy that accompanies him.Script: Frank Tieri Art: Felix Ruiz Cover: Tim Bradstreet Variant Cover: Mike Huddleston On Sale Date: 12/2 32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.THE SHIELD #3 NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE! “Daughter of the Revolution, Part 3” Captured by Walter Chase, the Shield is made a surprising offer—an invitation to join his government organization, protecting the[...]