Twelve episodes deep into its freshman year, Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' has often been accused of ignoring its own wealth of comic continuity and characters with which to call upon, but apparently the ABC series doesn't have any issue borrowing designs from 'Mass Effect 3' without credit to EA!
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Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ assembles its first 2014 installment in midseason premiere “The Magical Place,” as the team partners with Agent Victoria Hand (Saffron Burrows) to retrieve Coulson from captivity, while the agent himself finally unlocks the mystery of his mysterious resurrection.
Previous ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ episode “The Bridge” saw the team enlisting Mike Peterson (J. August Richards) to take the fight to Centipede, so how does ABC’s ‘Avengers‘-adjacent series keep us marveling at its inaugural season?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’’s eleventh episode, “The Magical Place!”
The most common critique of Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' lies with the ABC drama's difficulty matching the heights and star power of its cinematic brethren, but the 'Agents' will at least have one Marvel movie staple under their belt in the coming weeks. The legend himself, Stan Lee will put in his obligatory cameo with an "big" 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' role in the coming weeks.
The lukewarm reception of Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' has all but burned through excuses by the time of tonight's 2014 premiere, "The Magical Place." So while the team looks to rescue Coulson from Centipede, who in turn press the agent for answers on his mysterious resurrection, will the 'Avengers'-adjacent series finally deliver on its promise? Clark Gregg lets us know if the real truth will come out in "The Magical Place"!
At least until that 'Agent Carter' TV series gets the official greenlight, we'll have to make do with Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' as they kick off 2014 with a search for the missing Coulson in January 7 episode "The Magical Place." The first clip from the all-new hour has arrived, featuring a familiar 'Avengers' reference, but what key S.H.I.E.L.D. member shows her hand in the opening sequence of the latest 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' episode?
Alright, we'll go ahead and put this in the bank. Marvel is a lucrative corporation and studio whose current live-action TV crop of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' leaves something to be desired, at least until the four 'Defenders' series hit Netflix. An independent 'Agent Carter' TV series has also been discussed, for which the internet would eat Dum Dum Dugan's hat if Hayley Atwell wasn't given a chance to reprise the role. Said TV series is now definitely happening, with Atwell front and center as 'Agent Carter,' according to the most reputable of journalistic sources: the internet!
After the intriguing cliffhanger of last year's "The Bridge," Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' will return next Tuesday with an all-new installment, and a new wardrobe to boot. We've seen the first clip from 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' premiere "The Magical Place," now check out the team suiting up for Coulson's rescue in the full set of photos!
Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' has plenty of work ahead of it in 2014 to right the ship, but while Coulson searches for answers about his mysterious resurrection, the team has their own problems in recovering the captive agent. Watch Skye take on returning Agent Victoria Hand (Saffron Burrows) in the first clip from the first 2014 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' episode "The Magical Place"!
Time will tell if Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s anything from its inaugural 10 episodes, but with the promise of answers to come in 2014, our optimism is ready to assemble. Find out the first details of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."s 2014 return "The Magical Place," along with a return for 'Firefly' star Ron Glass!