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

'Shazam' a nostalgic compendium, 'Western Classics' and 'Delirium's Party' modern fun

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

March 22, 2011 -- I didn’t think I’d enjoy SHAZAM! The Golden Age of the World’s Mightiest Mortal (Abrams ComicArts, $35), but one look at the cover told me otherwise.

 

Abrams has been publishing various comics projects in extremely attractive packages…

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Added by Captain Comics on March 24, 2011 at 11:08pm — 9 Comments

'Flash Gordon,' 'Vampi,' other reprints have huge jump in quality

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

March 15, 2011 -- When Dark Horse began reprinting Flash Gordon comic books last year (as opposed to the more famous comic strips, by Alex Raymond and Mac Raboy) I wondered “Why bother?” The recently released second volume answers my question.

 

Flash…

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Added by Captain Comics on March 17, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

'Story of Lee,' 'Bookmobile' have warm, offbeat charm

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

March 8, 2011 -- Maybe I’m just a sap, but two new graphic novels made me feel warm and fuzzy this week.

 

The Story of Lee (NBM, $11.99) is a shojo (romance) manga about a Hong Kong girl and a Scottish boy stumbling over language barriers, family…

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Added by Captain Comics on March 11, 2011 at 12:28am — 20 Comments

'All-Star Superman' video a good effort; 'iZombie,' 'Daytripper' impressive

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely did something relatively new and entirely entertaining with their 12-issue All-Star Superman comic book. The animated adaptation from Warner Premiere isn’t nearly as ground-breaking, but still may be the best of the DC…

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Added by Captain Comics on March 4, 2011 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

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