From the ashes of the Speedy Arrowcast comes Biff! Dan Moren, John Moltz, and Guy English discuss superhero TV shows and movies in the inimitable style that their loyal readers have come to love.

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Arrow S8E1: “Starling City”

It’s only appropriate that the former Speedy Arrowcast crew returns to a funhouse-mirror Star City for the premiere of Arrow’s final season. We discuss familiar faces with a twist, the zingers that we stood up and applauded, and threading the needle of a final season and a massive crossover. In our Superhero Sweep segment, we discuss the season premiere of The Flash and the much improved second episode of Batwoman, then take a jaunt over to our Letters Page for some feedback about the Arrow premiere and where our thinking is on Joker.

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Arrow, Season 8, Episode 1

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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18

Batwoman S1E1: “Pilot”

It’s off to Gotham City this week, as we take a look at the latest show in the CW superhero stable, Batwoman. Discussion points include surprisingly deep side characters (and the lack thereof), not dragging out twists, and why you should always have twice as many security personnel as attendees at your “movies at the park” night. Plus, in our Superhero Sweep segment, we talk about Martin Scorsese not caring for superhero movies, and why it shouldn’t matter, and what an oddball Nicolas Cage is. On our Letters Page, we field questions about the recently cancelled Ghost Rider project and how to pitch superhero shows to your loved ones.

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Batwoman, Season 1, Episode 1

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


17

Giant-Size Superhero Sweep #1

As we await the fall debut of a myriad of superhero shows, the newly dubbed Super Squad takes this week as an opportunity for a giant-sized Superhero Sweep segment, discussing the recent resolution of Spider-Man in the MCU, casting for Crisis on Infinite Earths, and news of an upcoming Arrow spin-off. Then we answer a letter about some fantasy casting, and indulge in a lively debate about the pronunciation of everybody’s favorite jerk superhero.

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


16

Superman: The Movie

Faster than a speeding bullet, the Biff! team revisits the movie that truly kicked off blockbuster superhero epics: 1978’s Superman. We discuss how Jor-El is kind of a jerk, the amazing dual performance of Christopher Reeve, the world of the 1970s, how time travel doesn’t work, and the alternate universe Superman we want to see—plus much, much more. So hit the revolving door and change into your supersuit!

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


15

Growing up super

We continue our hiatus between shows filled with freeform topics. This week, we discuss the superhero media that we grew up with—TV shows, movies, comics, even books!—and how it shaped our involvement with the genre. Then, a brief Superhero Sweep touches on the new new Suicide Squad movie, and in our Letters Page we transplant a Star Trek episode into the superhero genre.

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


14

What makes a superhero?

As we find ourselves between shows to recap, our team waxes a little bit philosophical this week, discussing what exactly makes a superhero. Is it the super? The hero? Plus, we talk about the reported casting of Kate Bishop in the Disney+ Hawkeye show and Peggy Carter’s next impossible mission. Then it’s over to the Letters Page to discuss our favorite comic runs and cross-franchise casting.

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


13

Jessica Jones Season 3

While Guy is banished to an island, Dan and John take this opportunity to discuss the most recent (and final) season of Netflix’s Jessica Jones, including how different Hellcat is from her most recent comics run, which famous real world “psychic” teamed up with a Marvel villain, and the future of this set of characters. Plus, some discussion of the Disney-Sony fracas over Spider-Man and we answer your letters about our favorite superhero video games and what, if any, comic runs we’re following.

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Agents of SHIELD, Season 6, Episode 8

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


12

Agents of SHIELD Season 6

Finally back at full strength, the team can discuss this overall season of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and venture some predictions about how it will all wrap up. Then it’s over to a giant-sized Superhero Sweep as we discuss the announcements from D23 about the growing MCU presence on the upcoming Disney+ streaming service.

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


11

Agents of Shield S6E12-13: “The Sign”/”New Life”

This week John and Guy discuss the final doubleheader of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As crackerjack professionals, neither of them knew this was actually a doubleheader, despite Dan having told us so a few weeks ago. Join the fun as we wrap up the show’s penultimate season. We also discuss The Boys briefly, and we dip our toe in Doom Patrol.

Guy English and John Moltz


10

Agents of Shield S6E11: “From the Ashes”

With Dan stuck on an island, John and Guy are left to their own devices and immediately go off the rails. They then go on to discuss Agents of Shield Season 6, Episode 11, “From The Ashes.” Find out why Dan gave this episode a John, Jr. During the superhero sweep segment we cover “Thor 4,” which we’re ecstatic about, and a little bit about Pennyworth, the new Batman-sans-Batman show about a butler.

Guy English and John Moltz


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Agents of SHIELD S6E10: “Leap”

This week, they’re busting us for possession…see what we did there? We recap the latest episode of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, discussing the sad death of a favorite, inter-dimensional being hangovers, how soon we forget fear dimensions, and homages to the works of John Carpenter.

Then, in our Superhero Sweep segment, we pore over the onslaught of Comic-Con information with a particular focus on the details of the upcoming Phase Four of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, including what we’re most looking forward to. And we answer a quick reader question on the Letters Page.

In honor of Arrow’s final season, don’t forget to get yourself a Lian Yu t-shirt.

Agents of SHIELD, Season 6, Episode 10

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Dan Moren, John Moltz and Guy English


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