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Richard is the owner of the Eisner award-winning Zeus Comics in Dallas, Texas and co-creator of “the Variants,” a webseries about life in the comic shop. He is also freakishly good at handstand push-ups. You can follow Zeus Comics on twitter and instagram @zeuscomics or at zeuscomics.com


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  • Legends of Tomorrow S03 E10: Nora Darhk’s origin story, and who are the 3 unknown totems?

    Hello my Legends Legionaries! It’s Richard from Zeus Comics! The Legends of Tomorrow return from their mid-season break with guest John Constantine who pulls our Legends to modern day Star City for a demon possessed girl in an asylum. And surprise! It’s young Nora Darhk! And surprise! That demon is season big bad Mallus! It’s also kinda of our first face to non-corporeal face battle with the dimensional demon Mallus. And who better than demon battling warlock Constantine to guide […]

  • Legends of Tomorrow S03 E08: Young Martin Stein, John Constantine arrive as Jackson departs

    Hello, my Legends Legionnaires! Legends is baaaack but on Mondays in Supergirl’s time slot, which means Supergirl is taking a two-month break while we get nine consecutive episodes of Legends of Tomorrow. My hope is that the day/time slot change will nab Legends the audience it deserves… It’s my fav show. Shhhh… don’t tell the other shows. Having lost Martin Stein, one half of Firestorm, in the massive Crisis on Earth X crossover, imagine my surprise that this episode starts […]

  • Arrow S06 E12: Cayden James’ bomb threats and The Vigilante gets ‘yelled’ at…loudly 😉

    Hello Team Arrow! It’s Richard at Zeus Comics! Cayden James and his cabal hold the entire Star City hostage with the threat of a thermobaric something somesuch bomb! But wait there’s a spy inside the cabal! And it’s Vince the Vigilante! And Dinah isn’t too happy about that! Brief appearance by the Central City Police Department and Captain Singh as the flashbacks return this episode with some back story of Vince and Dinah’s undercover operation during which the particle accelerator […]

  • Riverdale S02 E12: Did Hiram order a mob hit? And Riverdale gets dark again with a (literal) bloody mess

    Hello Riverdale Class of 2018! It’s Richard from Zeus Comics! Wicked and Divine brought as more teen drama, more town drama, but its about that ending though! So I got conflicting signals from Archie this week. He kicks off the episode being the errand boy for Hiram Lodge. His eagerness is undercut by his continued involvement with FBI agent Adams (Who’s I’m still not confident is an FBI agent). So Archie gets invited to the Lodge “criminal” family poker tournament […]

  • The Flash S04 E12: Embiggen is a word, Cecile is now telepathic, and a big ‘oh no!” moment has Barry in trouble

    Hey Flash Fans! It’s Richard at Zeus Comics! It’s a new dark matter meta in our main plot and a cold case from 15 years ago in our subplot. Hey guys what’s your bet our subplot and main plot will collide? Nah – that’ll never happen. Okay it totally happens which brings me to this weeks Flashpoints Embiggen is a perfectly Cromulent Word Our Sylbert Rundine reveal is as I mentioned last recap – he’s Dwarfstar! In the comics he’s […]

  • Supergirl S03 E012: Luthor Warsuit, an emotional Reign, and more Worldkillers!

    Hello my Supergirl Super Friends! It’s Richard from Zeus Comics! Comics fans! If you were hesitant to pick up this episode based on the preview – our final showdown was well worth your time. I’ll get back to that in a second Our preview gave us the return of the Morgan Edge/Lena Luthor rivalry kicking off with an attempt on Edge’s life when his breaks are cut on his car. So how do you return the favor? Have Lena poisoned. […]

  • Riverdale S02 E11: Wrestling singlets, Hiram and Archie tensions, and #DarkVeronica

    Hello Riverdale Class of 2018! It’s Richard from Zeus Comics! Okay so I kinda don’t care about Archie trying to win the approval and confidence of Veronica’s dad Hiram Lodge which is the main plot of the episode, but we did get the Riverdale wrestling team in singlets even if that also meant Hiram wrestling Archie to the ground… gross. Speaking of singlets, this episode was directed by Gregg Araki known mostly for new queer cinema. Whether it was Araki’s […]

  • The Flash S04 E11: The Trickster gets campy and Ralph gets legit!

    Hey Flash Fans! It’s Richard from Zeus Comics! With Barry in prison, It’s Ralph to the rescue! As the Trickster returns! And a classic 90’s Flash TV villain makes her Flash-verse/Arrowverse debut! Which brings me to this weeks Flashpoints Prankster How cool was it back in Season one when Mark Hamill reprised his role as Jesse James the Trickster. Of course being a different Universe that Trickster never battled the John Wesley Shipp/Barry Allen Flash from the 90s TV show… […]

  • Supergirl S03 E11: Suicide Squad deja vu and is this our next world killer?

    Hello, my Supergirl Superfriends! It’s the team-up no one expected:  Supergirl, Saturngirl, Livewire and Psy, the telepathic thief! Uh oh,that line up is kinda Suicide Squad-ish… Makes me nervous. Their objective? Break into the Kryptonian prison, Fort Rozz, to get info from Kryptonian Priestess Jindah Kol Rozz on Reign. Rozz is so feared that the prison was named after her. The rub? Supergirl tossed Fort Rozz into space at the end of season one and now it’s adrift in space […]

  • Riverdale S02 E09: Archie drops dime to the FBI, and is the Black Hood really gone?

    Hello Riverdale Class of 2018! It’s Richard from Zeus Comics! Blackboard Jungle was not the fizzle I thought it was going to be after Riverdale concluded its Black Hood storyline last episode. Our episode opens with Veronica witnessing a secret meeting between Mayor McCoy and Hiram and Hermione. The purpose? While we’re not privy to the conversation, its immediately after that Southside High is shutdown for toxic drug dealing meth fumes in the school’s basement. Are the Lodges cleaning up […]