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So, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Has Been Renewed For Season 2, How Do We Feel About This?

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We’ve just learned the fate of several comic book TV adaptations (including Marvel’s Agent Carter series!!) but we thought, oh I don’t know, you might have a few things to say about ABC picking up Agents of SHIELD for a second season. Shall we discuss? 

Susana has been our SHIELD team leader, doing weekly episode recaps of the Marvel TV show, but I think it’s safe for me to say she hasn’t been particularly thrilled about it. Her main argument: the show has taken too goddamn long to produce anything of value. We have yet to view the finale but personally, I’m just so not excited about the show. I feel like I’m watching just to watch, not because I’m particularly invested. If this wasn’t a “Marvel” show I would have stopped watching ages ago. There are parts I like for sure but much like Susana, I feel the show has taken too long to find its footing (I mean seriously, all those breaks for a Captain America movie tie-in?) and I’m not even entirely sure it has yet. So what do you think? Do you mind Agents of SHIELD has taken an entire season to get to the real meat? Or have you been sold from episode one? Let us know in the comments!

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."