Captain Comics's News posts – January 2010 Archive (4)

Constantine romps again in Vertigo's 'Pandemonium'

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Jan. 26, 2010 -- Most people use the word “pandemonium” to describe a disorganized, noisy scene. But in Milton’s Paradise Lost, it’s the capital of Hell – which makes it an appropriate title for a graphic novel starring DC’s John Constantine.



Hellblazer: Pandemonium (DC/Vertigo, $24.99) is written by Jamie Delano, who guided the trickster mage through the early run of his title… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on January 27, 2010 at 2:42pm — 7 Comments

Alan Moore's 'Swamp Thing': Sex and horror in the fen

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Jan. 19, 2010 -- It’s easy to forget sometimes just how good Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing was. Fortunately, DC Comics keeps reminding us.



Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two (DC/Vertigo, $24.99) continues the chronological reprinting, in high-quality hardback, of… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on January 21, 2010 at 7:33am — 2 Comments

Human Target 101: Christopher Chance in the comics

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Fox is promoting its new show Human Target (debuting Jan. 17) pretty heavily. And why not? It’s another property based on a comic book, and those seem to be doing well these days.



And, although Human Target in comics is a minor strip canceled numerous times, it has… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on January 14, 2010 at 11:27am — 7 Comments

Vertigo's 'The Chill' lives up to its name

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



DC’s new Vertigo/Crime graphic-novel series is off to a bloody good start, with the third entry – The Chill ($19.99) – living up to the high standards of its predecessors.



The book earns its title in a variety of ways, including the twisted relationship between two… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on January 6, 2010 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

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