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'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' react: Agents of Nothing

Previously on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D… well, let’s just say trust is a little hard to come by these days. S.H.I.E.L.D. has fallen. The team itself remains wary of whom they can actually count on, thanks to the events of last week. Hydra, which has been quietly infiltrating the organization for far longer than anyone can really comprehend (pawning a little background from Zola and Winter Soldier here) has finally prevailed. And just when we thought we had everyone figured out, Ward — Ward, of all people! — has gone to the dark side.

Or has he? There’s been a lot of speculation about whether or not Ward is actually as Hydra-brainwashed as he seems to be, and we still have a handful of episodes to get through before the end of the season, so this should be a fun ride. (Though something tells me this isn’t going to be resolved neatly, if at all.)


'Agents of SHIELD': New initiative art teases team divide -- EXCLUSIVE


Last week, EW exclusively debuted the first in a series of new art from Marvel and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Art of Level Seven.” Each week, as we move towards the show’s May season finale, Marvel is releasing a different piece, which will tie in directly with the events of that week’s upcoming episode.

EW is proud to help Marvel introduce the art in advance of episode 18, “Providence,” which will air next Tuesday, April 15 at 9 p.m. ET. (Note that due to a scheduling change, ABC will air 2 hours of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with a repeat of “Turn, Turn, Turn” at 8 and the new episode airing at 9.) The piece, which details the big events of this past week’s outing and teases both the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the appearance of Hydra, was crafted by Paolo Rivera, who has designed multiple posters for Marvel Studios as well as Eisner-award winning comics.

EW again spoke with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. executive producer Jeff Bell about this week’s concept, and how it ties in to Tuesday’s episode.


'Agents of SHIELD' react: Hail Hydra!


How about that, agents? How. About. That.

“Turn, Turn, Turn” ended a little more than an hour ago, and my head is still reeling from all those reveals. And that kiss! And so much more! Where do I even begin? I suppose I’ll start by saying that first of all, if you’ve come here having not seen Captain America: The Winter Soldier, you should probably be warned that a minefield of spoilers lies ahead. I’m not kidding. The stars and creators teased that the events of Marvel’s most recent movie would tie in to their show in a very big way, and boy, did they ever. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has tried to do tie-ins before — sort of with the pilot, when they made a lot of passing references to The Avengers, and then more notably with Thor 2, the previous big Phase 2 tentpole. But Winter Soldier is the first series tie-in that’s actually felt meaningful and relevant, no doubt due to the fact that unlike otherworldly Asgard, S.H.I.E.L.D. plays a very big and relatable role in both the television series and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Or, should I say, played. READ FULL STORY

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' react: Deathlok'ed

Previously on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.…well, it’s been awhile, mostly because ABC’s scheduling has been a little crazy. But starting tonight, we’re back with a handful of episodes all in a row, no breaks required. Rejoice!

I don’t know about you, but in the past few weeks, I’ve felt like the show is finally starting to find its feet and become the series it was supposed to be when it first premiered. Those thoughts were validated in tonight’s episode, which gave us a solid mix of action, plot development, and reveal. And finally, we get to see some real agents other than Coulson getting their hands dirty! Be still, my Marvel-loving heart.


'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' react: For Asgard!

Previously on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Skye’s dead! (But not really.) Coulson is still freaked out about his resurrection thanks to a possible alien! Oh, and some Asgardian whore named Lorelei came to town.

This episode probably went one of two ways for you. If you’re a casual Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. viewer and not exactly well-versed in Marvel lore, you probably were confused at the mouthfuls of exposition about Asgard and Thor and Odin and 600 years in prison, yadda yadda yadda. If you’re a Marvel stan, on the other hand, you probably shrieked with glee every time Sif opened her mouth with another vague reference. READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Planner: 'Veronica Mars,' 'Need for Speed' hit theaters, 'The Bachelor' ends, and more


This week is all about the screens, no matter their size. On your small screen, you can enjoy everything from the True Detective finale to the launch of NBC’s newest show, Crisis. And on the big screen, you’ve got a choice between Veronica Mars and Aaron Paul driving a fast car. Or, you can take my awful advice and watch all of the above!

Check out your pop culture schedule for the week below: READ FULL STORY

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' react: Family matters

“Oh, dear. I’m a mess.” Those words, said with all the English delicacy that Jemma Simmons can muster, pretty much sums up what I believe should be fans’ emotional state after this episode. Returning after a month-long break, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. came back in a big way. From the beginning (poor Skye!) to the end (Lorelei!) to all the action in between, the hour was an intense ride that really showed the ways in which the series is finally starting to find its feet and take advantage of its storytelling.

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' react: Making 'T.R.A.C.K.S.'

Fancy a train ride? The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. team sure did…and got much more then they bargained for when what was supposed to be a simple undercover op went horribly wrong. The show is finally upping its stakes with the action, humor, risk-taking (Skye?!) and hey! Was that Deathlok’s introduction? So much to talk about! But before we get into all that, let’s backtrack (see what I did there?) READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Planner: The Super Bowl, the Sochi Olympics, 'The Monuments Men', and more

Yes, this week is a little heavy on the sporting events. Between the Super Bowl and the kick-off of the Sochi Olympics, it’s simply something we can’t ignore. However, the good news for non-sports fans is that there are plenty of other entertainment options to go around. Some of your favorite shows are returning, some of your favorite reality shows just keep getting better, and did I mention that George Clooney will be hitting the big screen? Here’s what this week has in store:


'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' react: Growing a bad seed

After dropping Tahiti on us last week, it was hard to say where this week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was going to take us – and I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised by the result. The show effectively introduced another Marvel universe supervillian Blizzard, and gave us a lot of intel on Skye’s backstory mystery, so let’s dive in, just like the badass Melinda May would dive into a storm.


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