Captain Comics's News posts – February 2012 Archive (4)

Creators, fans race to support 'Ghost Rider' creator

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

The new Ghost Rider movie’s ticket sales aren’t very hot, but the controversy raging in the comic-book community is an inferno.

 

The story begins in 1972, when the flaming cyclist was created at Marvel Comics by writer Mike Friedrich, editor Roy Thomas and artist…

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Added by Captain Comics on February 23, 2012 at 9:41pm — 5 Comments

Dark Horse gives illustration great Milo Manara the library treatment

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

Dark Horse gives illustration great Milo Manara the library treatment

Milo Manara is one of Europe’s most famous artists, known for his beautiful women, meticulous craftsmanship, sweeping landscapes, storytelling skills and even pornography. He’s been reprinted in America before,…

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Added by Captain Comics on February 18, 2012 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Reviewed: 'Yiddishkeit,' 'Bruce Timm: Naughty and Nice'

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

We're all Yiddishkeit now

 

Shalom!

 

Ever wonder why you know so many Yiddish words, fellow goyim? I know I have – I’ve used words like putz, schmuck, klutz and schnozz most of my life, without any idea where I picked them up. Was it from MAD magazine? The Marx Brothers? Fiddler on…

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Added by Captain Comics on February 9, 2012 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

DC steps up to fight hunger in Africa; TV news station raises specter of Wertham

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

While comic-book industry news is usually all about characters, creators and circulation, sometimes the real world intrudes – for good or ill. This week we have an example of each.

 

Heroes Against Hunger

 

On Jan. 23, DC Entertainment unleashed its superheroes on a real-world crisis: hunger in the Horn of…

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Added by Captain Comics on February 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — 9 Comments

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