Arrow Season 2: Beating the TV Superhero Curse

Even with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. crushing the 8 PM hour on Tuesdays, the superhero genre is a bit underserved on television. It’s a mild surprise when you consider the fact that superhero movies have made eleventy billion dollars (all figures approximate) since the start of millennium. Several have tried throughout the years, but they’ve all fallen shorts of the six seasons and a movie all TV shows strive for nowadays. Most have crashed and burned so violently that networks have become gun shy about greenlighting a superhero show. America had spoken: Tell one contained, 2-3 hour story or don’t bother telling one at all.



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