‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Review: Netflix’s Superhero Series Doesn’t Make a Lick of Sense

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Review: Netflix’s Superhero Series Doesn’t Make a Lick of Sense
[Editor’s Note: The following review contains light spoilers for “Jupiter’s Legacy,” but really just the end of the first episode.]

When Paragon smashed in Blackstar’s brain, he broke my brain, too.

The premiere of “Jupiter’s Legacy” ends exactly as expected: with a climactic battle between our newly introduced heroes and a seemingly unstoppable supervillain. Set high on a grassy hilltop safely away from innocent bystanders, dozens of caped crusaders use their respective powers to put down a raging behemoth baddie by the name of Blackstar (Tyler Mane). Lady Liberty (Leslie Bibb) tries flying at him really fast and ends up grounded, face first. The Flare (Tenika Davis) shoots fireballs that do less damage than a water balloon, and Tectonic (Stephen Oyoung) erupts the Earth under Blackstar’s feet, amounting to little more than a detoxifying mud-bath.

The scene serves as both a battle royale and a short-hand introduction to each hero’s abilities, but any grasp on
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