Captain Comics's News posts – May 2011 Archive (4)

Second volume of 'American Vampire' is serious fun

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

American Vampire writer Scott Snyder is having a lot of fun creating a new vampire mythology – which means a lot of fun for us.

 

For proof, look no farther than American Vampire Volume Two (DC/Vertigo, $24.99), out this month, which collects issues…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 27, 2011 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

'Archie Archives' finally collects Riverdale stories, but fails to say where they came from

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Dark Horse has begun the Brobdingnagian task of reprinting all Archie comics. That’s a welcome project for comics fans and historians, but one off to a rocky start.

 

Archie Archives Volume One ($49.99) has arrived, and it is a remastered, chronological…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 20, 2011 at 3:32pm — 4 Comments

Superman Un-American? Don't bet the Kent farm on it

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

It seems impossible to avoid the “Superman renounces citizenship” controversy, so let’s tackle it head on.

 

For those just coming in, the debate is born of an exchange in Action Comics #900, in a short story where Superman stands in Tehran for 24 hours (but…

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Added by Captain Comics on May 12, 2011 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

'Thor' comics -- and movie -- a bravura mish-mash of old and new

 

'Thor' comics -- and movie -- a bravura mish-mash of old and new



Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Thor, which arrives in theaters May 6, has been running in Marvel Comics since 1962. But the story has been around a lot longer than that.

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Added by Captain Comics on May 6, 2011 at 12:30am — 18 Comments

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