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TV Trailers Out the Wazoo!

I’ve been sitting on a bunch of TV show trailers for no particular reason other than to take up time on a Monday. And guess what? It’s a Monday! So on the off chance you haven’t seen any of these yet, enjoy some trailers for some upcoming big ticket TV shows.

First up is the trailer for the third season of the Umbrella Academy.

Love this show, love how season 3 looks. I never read the comics so I don’t know if we’re still following existing stories or if the TV show is off on its own road. Doesn’t matter to me. It’s all good, and season 3 should be just as good as the rest. Everybody on the team seems to be on the same page, so at least they won’t be butting heads the whole season.

Umbrella Academy returns to Netflix on June 22.

Next, how about we take a peak at the upcoming fourth season of Westworld!

I will probably watch Westworld, but I can’t be sure. I barely remember what happened in season 3, and I definitely barely remember what the larger, ongoing narrative has been. I’m pretty sure I liked season 3, but again, I honestly don’t remember. Did I even finish the season?

Whatever the case may be, Westworld season 4 comes to HBO Max on June 26.

Finally, the first trailer for the Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon.

Honestly, I have no interest in this show. I loved Game of Thrones as much as the next person. Heck, I’m even one of those rare weirdos who was perfectly content with the final seasons and the finale. It all ended perfectly fine by me. But a prequel? Set thousands of years in the past? And is basically a story we already know from Game of Thrones? No thank you.

I just don’t know what this show can possibly offer. A bunch of Targaryen in-fighting? And some less-memorable CGI dragons? It feels so desperate.

But what do I know? I’ll probably watch it eventually.

House of the Dragon comes to HBO Max on Aug. 21.

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6 Other Super-Power Mimics (Not From Comics)

I love a good power mimic. One of my all-time favorite comic book characters is the Mimic from the X-Men. His original comic appearances from the 1960s X-Men were some of the first comics I read growing up, just some old, beat-up issues from my dad’s collection. I’ve loved the Mimic ever since!

That’s him, that’s the guy

I also love his super-power, the ability to mimic and/or copy the super-powers of others. And wouldn’t you know it? That power shows up in a lot of other places, causing me to instantly like these other characters simply because they match my boy Mimic. Maybe it’s not the best way to pick a favorite character in a super-powered TV show or cartoon, but it works for me! And this week, I feel like celebrating all of these other power-mimics. I thought of including other power mimics in comics, but there are a bunch, same with video games. So I looked far and wide to see where the power was used on television. Super-power shows are much rarer.

Join me after the jump for for a handful of nifty neat power mimics from some pretty interesting shows! Warning, there are SPOILERS for the show Umbrella Academy, in case you’re not caught up.

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