Even the people making superhero shows understand superhero fatigue — that’s essentially the point of “The Boys,” Amazon’s gritty, violet, anti-superhero comic book show that debuted in 2019. Sure, it’s great when caped crusaders fly in and save the day, but what about the innocent people who get harmed in the process? And what happens when the superheroes abuse their power?
Enter the Boys — the titular group of this darkly comedic series aren’t a bunch of superheroes, instead they’re a ragtag motley crew of people with extremely valid grudges against the “supes”.
The first season of “The Boys” debuted on Amazon Prime Video in July 2019, and you can sign up for a 30-day free trial of Prime to catch up before season 2 premieres on Sept. 4. While season 1 was released,