The Boys are back in town. Here's our verdict.
Amazon’s The Boys’ impressive first season left fans on a cliffhanger that deviated from the comics with a surprising new direction: Billy Butcher’s wife is still alive. To make matters worse, she’s also had Homelander’s child. If this wasn’t dramatic enough, the rest of the team are on the run after their attack on Vought International and Billy was framed for the death of Madelyn Stillwell. Surely, the only way is up for The Boys in season two? Wrong, but watching the team scramble to fight back against the Seven is insanely entertaining.
Without a doubt, the standout star(r) is once again Homelander, mainly because Antony Starr steals every scene with his unpredictable reign of super-terror. He’s constantly chilling, and it’s hard to not feel on edge whenever he’s on-screen. There’s a brief shocking outburst early on which proves he’s not here to play, but it just shows how big his ego has …