Luke Cage is the first Netflix MCU show with a strong season 2

Posted On: Jun 18, 2018   |   Posted By: The Verge

Luke Cage is the first Netflix MCU show with a strong season 2

Spoilers ahead for season 2 of Luke Cage .
Netflix's MCU shows haven't had much luck with second seasons. Jessica Jones season 2never found its center, while Daredevil season 2 started strong, then devolved into nonsensical battles against endless streams of ninjas. Luke Cage seems to have finally broken the streak. While season 2 is far from perfect, it not only avoids the sophomore slump, it surpasses season 1 through a relentless focus on how both its heroes and villains are defined by their families.
Season 1 saw plenty of Shakespearean-style family drama, with Luke Cage facing off against his half-brother Willis “Diamondback” Stryker , and Mariah Dillard murdering her cousin Cornell...

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