Chris Fluit's News posts – February 2010 Archive (4)

Is This the Beginning of a New Age?

Brightestdaylogo In January, the two biggest comic book publishers each announced major new initiatives. DC announced “Brightest Day,” a long-form limited series that would follow on the heels of their “Blackest Night” crossover- promising the return of bright and shiny heroes after the recent darkness.…

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Added by Chris Fluit on February 27, 2010 at 8:00am — 13 Comments

The Stars of the Spanish American Style Part Three: A New Millennium

57 The X-Men’s loss was all of comics’ gain. By the late ‘90s, Joe Madureira, Chris Bachalo, Carlos Pacheco and Salvador Larroca were all finding better or more interesting work outside of the confines of the X-Men family of titles. Salvador Larroca’s stint on the Heroes Return mini-series…

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Added by Chris Fluit on February 20, 2010 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

The Stars of the Spanish American Style Part Two: Xavier’s School for Gifted Artists

28-1 Coming out of the Age of Apocalypse, the X-Men were increasingly drawn and

defined by Spanish artists or American artists with a Spanish style. Joe Madureira was the regular penciller on the core title, the Uncanny X-Men.
Although he was… Continue

Added by Chris Fluit on February 12, 2010 at 7:06pm — No Comments

The Stars of the Spanish American Style Part One: The Age of Apocalypse and Before

Astonishing_X-Men_Vol_1_1 If you’ve been reading Fluit Notes for a significant length of time, then you’ve probably heard me mention the X-Men mega-crossover Age of Apocalypse at least once. It was a formative event for me, drawing me back into comics as a college student after wandering away as a teenager. The…

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Added by Chris Fluit on February 6, 2010 at 11:51am — No Comments

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