Captain Comics's News posts – February 2010 Archive (6)

With two new GNs, Vertigo Crime stakes out the genre

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Feb. 23, 2010 -- With its latest two graphic novels, Area 10 and The Bronx Kill, DC’s “Vertigo Crime” imprint is really living up to its name.…



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Added by Captain Comics on February 26, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

'Gaza' compares past, present in occupied Rafah

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Feb. 16, 2010 -- Joe Sacco, famed for the graphic novel Palestine, has served up another engrossing read with Footnotes in Gaza ($29.95, Metropolitan Books).…



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Added by Captain Comics on February 20, 2010 at 1:56pm — No Comments

'Starlight' author to do signing at Memphis comics shop, drive-in

Michael San Giacomo, comics writer and Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter, will be at Comics & Collectibles (4730 Poplar Ave.) in Memphis Feb. 17 and the Malco Summer Drive-in (5301 Summer Ave.) Feb. 19 to sign copies of the…
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Added by Captain Comics on February 15, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Reprint collection features Wonder Woman's best early 1960s adventures

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Wonder Woman is one of the longest-running characters in American comics, which allows for a lot of different interpretations. Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman Vol. 3 (DC Comics, $17.99) reprints the apex of one such editorial vision.…



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Added by Captain Comics on February 11, 2010 at 2:30pm — 8 Comments

'Siege' is the comic-book epic at its best

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Feb. 2, 2010 -- A lot of comics fans say they have “event fatigue,” meaning they’re tired of sprawling, company-wide storylines. If so, I hope that doesn’t put them off “Siege,” a sprawling, company-wide storyline that began at Marvel Comics in January.…



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Added by Captain Comics on February 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — 25 Comments

The Day I Stopped Buying Spider-Man

It's true. I've stopped buying Spider-Man. Not just Amazing Spider-Man, but all Spider-titles. For the first time in more than 40 years. For the first time in my life. And I am an OLD dude, dude.



I have a long, long history with Amazing Spider-Man. But what's more important than the history, is what it represents. Which I'm not sure about. So let's talk about the history, where I'm on surer footing. We'll get to "importance" later, and maybe you folks can lend a… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on February 2, 2010 at 3:00am — 31 Comments

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