Stranger King

Stranger King

The first season of Stranger Things has been released on Netflix, and most viewers have devoured all eight episodes in less time than it takes to travel to the Upside Down. While a second season has been announced, those anxious for more supernatural tales set amid a believable and detailed setting need look no further than one of the primary inspirations for the show – the master of horror himself, Stephen King.

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Structure in Daredevil’s Second Season

Structure in Daredevil’s Second Season

For all the impressive acrobatics at work throughout the second season of Netflix & Marvel’s Daredevil – and there are many, from a one-shot scene that serves as a satisfactory sequel to the first season’s hallway fight, to engaging character perspectives and arcs – one of the most impressive is the deft adaptation of traditional comic narrative structures to the small screen. Mild spoilers for the second season of Daredevil begin after the jump.

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