Gotham and Agents of SHIELD Highlight Contrast Between DC and Marvel

MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

This week we saw the series and season premieres of Fox’s Gotham and ABC’s Agents of SHIELD.  Both shows had strong first episodes to open the year.  SHIELD makes for another fine entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  It had all the flash we’ve come to expect from a Marvel entry: fun gadgetry, interesting villains (Absorbing Man will prove a formidable foe while Commander Kraken keeps the HYDRA threat very much alive), and a direct line into the Marvel film universe with appearances from Peggy Carter, Dum Dum Dugan and the rest of the Howling Commandos.

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