Wonderful premise, beautiful pictures, handsome, good and sexy actors, what could go wrong?
Unnecessary, stupid decisions.
The typical "say something!" *stuttering and stammering* to introduce some side-story, or secret personas where the only thing to change is the hero's suit, or a wimpy protagonist who has way too many scenes of indecisiveness, long and drawn out dialogues (seriously 2x the speed and it's like things are normal again), extraneous lies to create drama, etc. etc. etc.
It's like a trope collection turned into a superhero series with a "gotcha!" twist. S... read the rest.
A great series set in a world where superheroes are a real phenomenon.
Capitalism is omnipresent, profit and money are in everyone's mind.
Of course the 'Sups' abuse their power for their own interests and many more cruel and immoral things.
Every hero's doing is explained, some more, some less. There's a perfect balance between big serious storylines and little kind of darker humor ones.
'The Boys' are trying to destroy this whole system due to personal problems with some of the 'Sups'. The focus clearly is around them and what they're doing.
So it's definitely an Anti-Superhero sho... read the rest.
For me the whole series is a total and effective satire that lets us see what would become of the world if fiction becomes reality: heroes lose interest in saving the world (or take advantage of its status), are forced to do things that are not right, to follow the company's own interests and do not go out to end the crime if they are not followed by a camera that captures each of their movements, even though they are always transmitting that image of exemplary citizen when in fact they are greedy and treat their fans badly.
It's also chilling to know that people in power act as judges and e... read the rest.
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