Marvel’s Runaways Episode 1 Review

The first episode of Marvel’s Runaways was screened at New York Comic Con. This is a spoiler-free review based on what we saw. The series will premiere via Hulu on November 21, 2017.

Marvel’s Runaways delivers a promising start with its adolescent, coming-of-age story where a group of teenagers find out their parents are super villains. Finally, a reason to be angry with your parents that doesn’t have to do with homework or chores. Sometimes the show leans a bit too much into melodrama, but otherwise it captures the essence of the excellent source material and knowingly plays to its biggest strength: it’s completely unlike anything else currently in the superhero TV genre.

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