Captain Comics's News posts – July 2013 Archive (4)

Marvel and DC movies are biggest news out of Comic-Con

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Comic-Con International: San Diego this year was its usual bad self, an immense Christmas party for nerds, geeks, cosplayers and fans of all stripes. But two movie announcements stole the show.

 

While Captain Comics didn’t personally attend the Con, the two announcements have been widely reported. And in case you have a life and didn’t spend the weekend glued to Entertainment Weekly…

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Added by Captain Comics on July 29, 2013 at 2:36am — No Comments

'Before Watchmen': No controversy about its quality

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Here in the real world, the DC series of miniseries called “Before Watchmen” was controversial. But there’s no debate about the quality of the stories themselves: They’re really good.

 

First, the controversy. It begins with writer Alan Moore, who became a legend in…

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Added by Captain Comics on July 25, 2013 at 11:00am — 16 Comments

From 'Ninjago' to 'Big Nate,' some comics are still for kids

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Although most comics are for adults, some are still for kids – and one thing they all have in common is that they seem to leap promiscuously from one medium to another.

 

Take, for example, three recent trade paperbacks from DC Comics, Batman Beyond: 10,000 Clowns…

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Added by Captain Comics on July 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Smurfs: Not as silly as you thought

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Let’s talk about the Smurfs.

 

Wait, wait, come back! If, like me, all you knew about the little blue creatures was the 1980s Hanna-Barbera cartoon, or Smurfs 2 (the movie currently out from Sony), you have the wrong idea about them.

 

For one…

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Added by Captain Comics on July 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

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