‘Titans’: Superboy Goes On A Killing Spree In ‘Atonement’ Episode

The ninth episode of the second season of DC Universe’s Titans finds Conner/Superboy going on a massive rampage.

Warning: The following article contains spoilers for the latest Titans episode “Atonement.” 

In “Atonement”, Robin  tells the Titans the truth about Jericho’s death. This leads to a disbandment of the team, with Beast Boy remaining in the tower to look after Superboy on his own. Superboy just woke up from a coma after getting shot by Mercy Graves with a Kryptonite bullet.

Beast Boy takes Superboy into the public eye in San Francisco. Superboy is mostly unfamiliar with the outside world, and is being taught by Beast Boy about what it means to be a hero. Unfortunately, Superboy takes Beast Boy’s words a little bit differently than how they were intended and when he witnesses a man screaming for help as cops detain him, Superboy takes it as a means to attack.

Superboy then attacks the cop detaining the man screaming for help. More cops swarm to try to bring him down, which leads Superboy to associate the cops with the Cadmus forces that were attempting to capture him following his escape. This leads to Superboy going on a killing spree against the cops, and as more authorities come in to bring him down, he utilizes his heat vision to stop them.

Superboy, as naive as he is finds himself awestruck at the extent of his power as he realizes the damage he’s caused. Beast Boy runs away out of fear of what he may have inadvertently caused.

What did you think of this week’s episode of Titans? Sound off in the comments below.

Here is the official synopsis for Titans season 2:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Richard “Dick” Grayson / Robin, Anna Diop as Koriand’r / Starfire, Teagan Croft as Rachel Roth / Raven, and Ryan Potter as Garfield “Gar” Logan / Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne, a.k.a. Batman.

Titans season 2 is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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