Michael Patterson

Michael Patterson

Michael Patterson is the Editor of Bam Smack Pow and Co-host of The CW Spiral podcast. An experienced writer and entertainment journalist with an affinity for all things superhero, he has previously written for Movie Pilot, WhatCulture, WrestleZone and Screen Rant. He's also an avid TV and film fan who firmly believes Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the greatest movie of all time.

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Batman: All 10 Robin suits ranked from worst to best

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The Flash -- "When Harry Met Harry..." -- Image Number: FLA406b_0300b.jpg -- Pictured: Grant Gustin as The Flash -- Photo: Katie Yu/The CW -- © 2017 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

All 32 DC TV shows ranked from worst to best

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Supergirl -- "Changing" -- Image SPG206a_0286 -- Pictured: Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl -- Photo: Liane Hentscher/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

All 6 Supergirl suits ranked from worst to best

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The Flash -- "Heart of the Matter, Part 1" -- Image Number: FLA717a_0043r.jpg -- Pictured: Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash -- Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW -- © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

The Flash: All 5 Barry Allen actors ranked from worst to best

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Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes - The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: AMC

The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live episode 2 release date: When does the next episode come out?

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akb_dtlra_stills_120415.089228 – Erik/Magneto (Michael Fassbender) has the power to manipulate magnetic fields. Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox.

X-Men: All 5 Magneto actors ranked from worst to best

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Ben Affleck (Batman / Bruce Wayne) in Zack Snyder's Justice League. Photograph by Courtesy of HBO Max

4 DC characters who definitely won't be back in the DC Universe

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The Flash -- “A New World, Part Four” -- Image Number: FLA913h_0113r -- Pictured (L - R): Grant Gustin as The Flash and John Wesley Shipp as Jay Garrick -- Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW -- © 2023 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

The Flash ending explained: A New World

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Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron..L to R: Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner)..Ph: Film Frame..©Marvel 2015

10 shocking things I learned rewatching the MCU movies

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The Flash -- "The Curious Case of Bartholomew Allen" -- Image Number: FLA816b_0346r.jpg -- Pictured: Grant Gustin as The Flash -- Photo: Colin Bentley/The CW -- © 2022 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

The Flash: 10 most disliked storylines, ranked

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Madame Tussauds New York To Launch A Wax Figure Of "Wolverine"

X-Men: How Wolverine got his claws, explained

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Marvel's Captain America: Civil War..Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Tom Holland)..Photo Credit: Film Frame..© Marvel 2016

4 more MCU characters who definitely won't be back in Phase Five

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Image Number: CW_Batwoman_1stLook_V5.jpg -- Pictured: Ruby Rose as Batwoman -- Photo: JSquared Photography/The CW -- © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

10 most disliked superhero TV shows, ranked

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Phoenix vs Charles Xavier  - Charles Xavier Death Scene - X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) Movie Clip
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X-Men: The Last Stand ending explained: Being human

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Supergirl -- “Kara” -- Image Number: SPG620a_0950r -- Pictured (L-R): Chris Wood as Mon-El and Melissa Benoist as Supergirl -- Photo: Colin Bentley/The CW -- © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Supergirl ending explained: Meet the real Kara

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Supergirl -- "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One" -- Image Number: SPG509c_0115r.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Grant Gustin as The Flash, Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman, Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman and Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/Atom -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Every Arrowverse hero ranked from weakest to strongest

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