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The Umbrella Academy

  1. vulture lists
    11 Story Lines That Umbrella Academy Season Two Could Borrow From the ComicsThe JFK assassination plot, a homicidal Eiffel Tower, an alien space prison, a whole bunch of new villains, and much more.
  2. special effects
    How The Umbrella Academy’s Swole Gorilla Man Got So Absurdly Swole“I looked at the comics before I was officially cast, and I was like, Oh, my God, this guy is a human head on a gorilla body.”
  3. chat room
    The Umbrella Academy’s Aidan Gallagher Is an Old SoulThe breakout star of Netflix’s superhero show on why it’s a “dream” to play a middle-aged time-traveling assassin.
  4. spoilers
    The Umbrella Academy’s Biggest Changes From Comics To TelevisionThe new Netflix show mostly preserves the plot, character, and tone of the comic book series — with some key exceptions.
  5. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Season-Finale Recap: Apocalypse NowIt’s the end of the world as we know it, and Vanya feels fine.
  6. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: Last Night on EarthAs the Vanya situation comes to a head, there are no good answers — and it’s about to get a lot worse.
  7. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: A Little Less ConversationWith Vanya spiraling out of control, an inevitable family confrontation ends in tragedy.
  8. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: Live, Die, RepeatIn a wheel-spinning episode, what should be the season’s emotional high point ends up being a variation on the same stuff we already know.
  9. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: There and Back AgainWith the Doomsday Clock ticking, love is in the air — until it’s not.
  10. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: Time Enough at LastFor all the superpowers we’ve seen members of the Umbrella Academy demonstrate, we’ve never seen anyone quite like the Handler.
  11. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: Tick, TockKlaus the cockroach lives another day — but at what cost?
  12. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: Just DessertsAfter a couple of plot-heavy introductory episodes, the series pumps the brakes to explore the consequences of a superpowered childhood.
  13. great adaptations
    10 Book-to-TV Adaptations Coming in 2019All it took for George Clooney to return to his small-screen roots was … good satire.
  14. chat room
    Gerard Way and Steve Blackman on The Umbrella Academy’s Leap From Comics to TVThe comics writer and Netflix showrunner talk taking familial superhero trauma and a talking chimp from the page to the screen.
  15. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy recap: A Wrinkle in TimeThe show stumbles in its premature eagerness to flesh out other corners of its universe, but at least makes compelling strides in its central mystery.
  16. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Series Premiere Recap: Reunited (and It Feels So Bad)Netflix’s adaptation of the Gerard Way comic book rips through the standard origin-story stuff in a stylish, kinetic premiere.
  17. tv review
    The Umbrella Academy Has No Personality of Its OwnYou won’t find anything in this Netflix comic-book adaptation that feels truly original, organic, or personal.
  18. trailer mix
    Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy Looks Like a Lot of Fun, for an ApocalypseSuper 20-somethings to the rescue!
  19. castings
    Mary J. Blige to Play a Sadistic Time-Traveling Assassin in The Umbrella AcademyThe Netflix series is being adapted from the graphic novel and comic by Gerard Way.
  20. Ellen Page to Star in New Netflix Series The Umbrella AcademyIt will be a live-action adaptation of the Dark Horse comic book.
  21. the industry
    Gore Verbinski Tired of PiracyPlus: Jackie Chan to make action movie.
  22. the industry
    Hugh Grant Bumbles His Way Out of a Movie RolePlus: Nick Fury to have a bigger part in ‘Iron Man 2’?
  23. firsts
    The Country’s First Comic-Book Archive, Courtesy of Portland State and Dark HorseIt’s a dream archive from the third-largest comics publisher, with everything from ‘Hellboy’ to ‘Star Wars’ to ‘Akira.’
  24. the comics page
    See the New Graphic Novel by My Chemical Romance’s Gerard WayBefore Gerard Way was the lead singer of My Chemical Romance, he was an aspiring animator and comic-book artist working for the Cartoon Network.