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

Vikings, Vikings everywhere -- and all of it is fun

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



July 27, 2010 -- Welcome to the all-Viking edition of Captain Comics! Rub yourself down with bear fat, polish your sword, work yourself into a berserker rage, and enjoy:…



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Added by Captain Comics on July 29, 2010 at 3:00pm — 19 Comments

Uncanny 'Axe-Man' left mark on New Orleans

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service





July 20, 2010 -- OK, Rick Geary is officially creeping me out.



Geary is the writer/artist who has been crafting those charming graphic novellas about historical mayhem. He did nine books in his “Treasury of Victorian Murder” series of 19th century crimes. Some murders were famous, and some were not. Some were solved, and some were not. In… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on July 23, 2010 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

'Tumor' and 'Elegy' show how good comics can be; 1950s 'Strange Tales' not so much

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



July 13, 2010 -- Archaia Press is a small indie publisher, but they’ve put out a big graphic novel in Tumor (by Joshua Fialkov and Noel Tuazon, $14.95).…



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Added by Captain Comics on July 18, 2010 at 4:23pm — 2 Comments

'God Somewhere' explores consequences of power to ordinary people

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



There’s a sub-genre in superhero comics that asks the question “What if superheroes really existed?” and the answer is usually “bad things.” The graphic novel A God Somewhere (DC /WildStorm, $24.99) is a prime example, and a very good one.…



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Added by Captain Comics on July 8, 2010 at 10:50am — 6 Comments

'The Killer' gets us into the mind of a sociopath

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



June 29, 2010 -- You’d think a series named The Killer would be action-oriented, but it’s about conscience -- one of the many surprises this series of graphic novels offers. …



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Added by Captain Comics on July 1, 2010 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

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