Capes and Quivers: Superheroes on TV

Keith (@the_real_chow) brings on Rodrigo (@rscspokenword) and ODU prof ‘Shawn to talk about superhero televisions shows, specifically the upcoming Iron Fist on Netflix and The CW’s Arrow.

As a special guest, we have Arrow costume concept illustrator Andy Poon to talk about designing the superhero look of the Arrow-verse.

Topics covered on the show include:

  • Keith, Rodrigo, and Shawn elaborate on why Iron Fist should be non-white in his Netflix show
  • How Andy brings a comic book aesthetic to superhero shows like Arrow and Smallville
  • Andy seeing his costume designs in the comics and on toys
  • Arrow‘s very comic book-inspired second season
  • Andy’s process when designing costumes like Deathstroke and Black Canary
  • Why DC Entertainment seems to shy away from the fantastical in their live action properties
  • What’s wrong with The Flash costume
  • All this and more on Hard NOC Life! Watch it on your screen, hit “play,” and check this.

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