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Marvel's Cloak & Dagger: Season 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: Cloak & Dagger blends soapy drama with superhero grit to create an exciting, surprisingly thoughtful addition to the genre -- even if it falls prey to a certain amount of narrative bloat.


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The story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) -- two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.


Olivia Holt
as Tandy Bowen
Aubrey Joseph
as Tyrone Johnson
Andrea Roth
as Melissa Bowen
Gloria Reuben
as Adina Johnson
Miles Mussenden
as Michael Johnson
James Saito
as Dr. Bernard Sanjo
J.D. Evermore
as Detective Connors
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All Critics (43) | Top Critics (13)

Cloak and Dagger hasn't escaped the problems that plague its brethren, but it has introduced some fresh components that make the latter feel like a real possibility.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Importantly, crucially, we get believable and well-earned reasons - rooted in information revealed in those early, talkier episodes - for them to adopt the superheroic lifestyle, and devote themselves to justice, instead of revenge.

June 7, 2018 | Full Review…
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Because so much time was spent examining both characters as, I feel like I as an audience member appreciate it so much more.

August 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Cloak & Dagger is letting its protagonists develop a different dynamic, with help from the unique link between their minds.

August 27, 2018 | Full Review…

With a tight episode count, modern sensibility, and a dedication to twisting the usual television tropes, Cloak & Dagger has the potential to follow Marvel's Runaways as a top-notch entry into the canon.

July 31, 2018 | Full Review…

And while we're only two episodes in, it seems as though Cloak & Dagger is shaping up to be one of [Marvel's] best tales to date.

July 16, 2018 | Full Review…

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