dick grayson is a whole idiot, he's been trying to tell himself for TWO YEARS how important kory is to him but he outdid himself this time, skipped right to the good stuff and said look you dumbass, you have a kid. get your shit together.
Clearly the racism that Ray Fisher had inherently called out WB for was valid, seeing that whoever is in charge of their insta page had little to no problem posting a story like this. Especially when they KNOW that Anna Diop - an actress under THEIR brand, has had to endure constant harassment, abuse and disparaging comments from the racist comic book fans! All for not looking similar to the cartoon version of Starfire.
This post simply does nothing more, but further encourage that kind of behavior and it is absolutely despicable. Anna’ Starfire is a huge factor of the Titans, considering that a vast majority of the fans who tune in each week do so in support of HER.
It’s disappointing that the same company that she dedicates most of her time & craft to, barely has the common decency to value and protect her name and character. She deserves MUCH better.
Did I see someone really say that Baby Mar’i is actually an adoptive baby of Babs?! Like really and their only reasoning is that the baby is “ too dark”?!
I can’t anymore!
Have you thought that maybe the reason why the child is dark skinned cause Dick is manifesting a little girl that’s a spitting image of Kory? Dick is not thinking about how his DNA wil get mixed with Kory, just all Kory. When they have baby Mar’i in reality, she will be a blend of both.
I CANNOT get over Dick’s facial expressions after he gets pulled out of seeing Mar’i.
Because when he’s actually in that visions, to me he reads as completely acting on emotion and instinct. It is just pure emotion. He is not really thinking, and definitely not questioning anything. I got the feeling that he was in this emotional haze.
But once he’s pulled out of it, I see thought behind his eyes and facial expression. Like he’s actually realizing what he saw, and what it means (cough, cough - Kory). You can see his brain catching up to what happened. And then he smiles and then that smile gets happier. And I think that’s important. Because even once he’s out of that moment, that haze, he’s still happy about it. He thinks about it, and it still makes him happy, makes him happier even; he decides that it was amazing. His mind and heart become in agreement in that moment (while in the actual vision, it was just his heart working).
And THE FACE HE MAKES, I don’t think I can even find words to describe the emotions coming off it. Happy, elated, pleased, enlightened, a bit giddy. But none of those words even seem to capture it to me.
Im excited! Im jumping! Im dancing 💃🏽! It looks like the scenarios that we spoke about in my previous post here has come to fruition! I barely know where to begin. I have not had this feeling for the show in a very long time. For a majority of the 45 mins, I was practically glued to my screen because it seems that the writers have somehow managed to steer back into the right direction. But without further ado ~
It was quite refreshing to see the emotional strain that Dick’s death caused on both Rachel and Gar, especially when taking in to account that this series doesn’t necessarily know how to allow their characters to fully process the depths of their emotions. Usually we are met with lackluster, depictions of the scenarios which does ultimately affect the impact of the scene.
Yes! Gar finally transforms into another animal! Maybe the show runners are paying attention after all - because that tiger shtick was getting old pretty quickly.
After Gar transforms, he explains to Rachel that he believes that he can be more, which in this context is morse code for transforming. This was an excellent introduction to the next steps in his journey - that is learning to control his powers without solely limiting it to one animal.
Now moving onto Dick’s escapades in the pit. I have to say that I am much impressed by the creative decision that the writers have chosen for Dick to be the one to face his conflicts. Seeing that all he ever does is run off on his own anyway. All this is quite similar to Donna’s journey however, it was nice to see a glimpse of Dick’s future by him facing the brick in his mind.
As soon as I saw this scene of Dick’s subconscious in the form of Crane my initial thought was, where the hell they get that party city Joker costume from? 🤨 But when I finally decided to move past all of that, I realized that this was Dick’s boulder. In Dick’s eyes Jason was the reason he was shot, When Jason became Redhood the people of Gotham sought out a new hero to protect them, it was Jason’s fault that they had given up hope on the Titans. So of course he despised him!
However by succumbing to Crane’s pursuit , he allowed a slight opening for him to become the man that he had constantly attempted to run away from in the whole entirety of the series. A murderer.
It is like a movie before Dick’s eyes. Not only does he pay his father a visit in the woods, but in the corner of his eyes he spots a beautiful, wide eyed baby girl holding a red balloon. She shouts “daddy come here!” And I just melt into a puddle of tears.
This scene has basically solidified what we have all been proclaiming since the very beginning, Dickkory is endgame! And I couldn’t be happier 💃🏽However, the relevation also felt like someone rashly built an unexpected dam in the middle of the Hudson river… and you know what would happen if that ever did occur? The other side of it would eventually overflow, swallowing Roosevelt Island first, then the city!
Season 3 has little to no groundwork for the construction of Dick and Kory’s relationship, yet alone a baby! It is also pretty disappointing that the only solid evidence that we have to fall back on is the sex, which is good too! But it is missing the meat of the platter in between. Hopefully in season 4 we will see improvements in their dynamics.
Now why do I actually like Kom with red Starbolts? You know what, let me keep my mouth shut on that.
Also, its great to see Kory’s powers being put to good use - through Kom. I am completely flabbergasted and at this point I just want to see where the writers are going with this storyline. I love that she uses her powers to revive Conner who as we all know was taken down by Kryptonite. I wonder how Krypto was able to release himself.
This here is was what I’ve been waiting to hear ALL SEASON!
When Dick finally tells Jason that he will NEVER be a Titan I simply lost it! It’s about time that he was blunt and upfront with Jason about his and the teams sentiments. I can also respect how even though he rejected Jason’s offer, he aloowed himself to present him with another opportunity for redemption as Redhood. It was an amicable way for me to say goodbye to Jason’s Robin.
The rivalry between Kom and Kory is another storyline that I wish we had further development in. There is no bad blood YET, but with Conner entering his sexy bad boy era we might be in for a bumpy ride folks!
When Kom decides to return back to Tamaran to reclaim her throne, Conner is evidently distraught. He pleads for her to remain on earth by his side, but knowing her nature her heart is already set on returning home on her ship.
Now I’ve seen many people argue that Conner is a simp etc… But in all actuality Conner is still learning to deal with human betrayal. We have to remember that he was crafted in a lab, meaning he was literally born just yesterday. Which is why I always believed that he was far too young for a mature woman like Kom, even if their relationship was as aesthetically pleasing as it was.
I was also a bit worried when Kory offers to join Kom on the journey. It takes Blackfire to remind her that her family - the Titans, are still on earth and even then she states nonchalantly, “you’re my family.” Now I do believe that there are many factors that play into the statement, but that’s an analysis for another day.￼
In the gif above you can see that Kory is completely taken aback when Conner disobeys her. I believe that here she begins to realize that its the Lex Luther side that is slowly inching out from her son. It was also another wasted opportunity because the comics Kory would’ve kicked his ass indefinitely for disobeying her, but I digress. ￼
I hate to say that I love this side of Connor, look at our sexy boy go!￼
And That is all that I have for this week’s episode! Let me know how you felt about￼ the Dickkory “twist” and Conner’s new face 💜✨