Captain Comics's News posts – June 2010 Archive (5)

Native American writers, mischievous gods and comics a natural mix in 'Trickster'

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



June 22,2010 -- Trickster (Fulcrum Books, $22.95) is one of those brilliant ideas that in retrospect is so obvious, people slap their foreheads and say “Why didn’t I think of that?”…



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Added by Captain Comics on June 24, 2010 at 5:49pm — 5 Comments

'Neil Young's Greendale' both timely and charming

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



June 15, 2010 -- It’s weirdly appropriate that Neil Young’s Greendale (DC/Vertigo, $19.99) has arrived as gallons of crude oil wash up on the white sand beaches of the Gulf coast.…



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Added by Captain Comics on June 17, 2010 at 2:23pm — 1 Comment

Jimmy Palmiotti on Hex, the comic, the character, the movie

Jimmy Palmiotti on Hex, the comic, the character, the movie



While parts of my interview with Jonah Hex co-writer Jimmy Palmiotti were used in my recent newspaper column (see previous post), some parts were necessarily left out due to space. But why should the Legionnaires miss out? I've posted the full interview at our sister site… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on June 16, 2010 at 11:36pm — 2 Comments

'Jonah Hex' movie leaps from DC's top-notch Western series

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



“He had no friends, this Jonah Hex. But he did have two companions. One was death itself … the other, the acrid smell of gunsmoke.”



That’s the tagline for a certain… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on June 10, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

DC variety includes 'Wednesday Comics,' 'Jonah Hex,' 'Night Owls'

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



DC Comics is currently No. 2 in sales – so, apparently, they try harder! This week gives us three DC graphic novels, each as different from each other as the medium allows.



First – because it’s largest – is… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on June 3, 2010 at 12:15pm — 14 Comments

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