Tom Swift Failed Because the CW Doesn’t Understand Superhero Fans

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But what? Tom Swift, which was canceled after five episodes with a viewership of a measly half a million (counting streaming) isn’t a superhero show, you say!

So, let me explain (and note this is a theory, feel free to tell me I’m full of it).

Superhero Is A Weird Genre

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