Welcome back to YA Onscreen, to where I have returned from the wilds of San Diego Comic-Con with LOTS of scoop for you. Let's hop to!
Specifically relevant to FYA interests:
I saw Greg Berlanti's Riverdale pilot and went BANANAS for it. Here's my review, in which I point out all of the Dawson's Creek (meets Twin Peaks) similarities and FYA commenter Nicola shared this AMAZING infographic from a 1998 TV Guide:
And finally, the children's book within The Dark Tower series, Charlie the Choo-Choo, was a VERY exclusive giveaway at SDCC, and I got my hands on a copy and took pictures of every page for BMD.
And a bunch of superhero stuff:
Oliver's getting three new sidekicks in Arrow Season 5. See the trailer!
The footage from The Flash Season 3 is aaaawesome. Get ready for Flashpoint, y'all!
Legends of Tomorrow announced which members of the Justice Society of America we're getting in Season 2, as well as a new Legion of Doom.
Supergirl didn't give us much S2 info, but it was a sweet panel.
DC Movies -
This Lego Batman footage is hilarious.
The SDCC Suicide Squad footage is now online.
Marvel TV -
Luke Cage looks fantastic. A write-up of the footage that isn't online and the brilliant and inspiring panel, and a look at the first trailer.
Here's the first Iron Fist teaser.
See the logo and teaser for The Defenders.
And Daredevil has been picked up by Netflix for Season 3.
Marvel Cinematic Universe -
Brie Larson is officially Captain Marvel.
Looks like Lupita Nyong'o will play a villain in Black Panther.
Spider-Man: Homecoming revealed Vulture and a Freaks and Geeks-style high school scene. Into it!!!
Here's a new trailer for Doctor Strange.
Take a look at Hulk's armor in Thor: Ragnarok.
Get a load of powerful mutant Dan Stevens in the first Legion trailer.
There's even MORE over at BMD, so if you want to soak up every second of nerd kingdom that you possibly can, go HERE.
That's it for this week! Give us your thoughts downstairs.