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

The future arrives with DC's 'New 52'

 

The future arrives with DC's 'New 52'

 

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

On Aug. 30, comic-book fans, some in costume, will line up in front of Midtown Comics in New York's Times Square. It's a party, although some fainthearts fear it will be a wake.

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Added by Captain Comics on August 24, 2011 at 9:19pm — 13 Comments

Reviewed: 'Sacco & Vanzetti,' 'Poe's Tales of Mystery,' Eisner's 'P.S.'

Rick Geary asks: Were Sacco  and Vanzetti murderers or victims?

 

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Aug. 16, 2011 -- Like most Americans, I first heard about the Sacco and Vanzetti trial in eighth-grade American history class. But it took Rick Geary’s new graphic novel for me to really learn about it.

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Added by Captain Comics on August 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

'Young Justice' fun TV for comics fans

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Cartoon Network’s Young Justice cartoon isn’t your daddy’s Teen Titans. It’s not even your older brother’s.

 

Young Justice is its own animal by virtue of playing mix and match with the various teen…

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Added by Captain Comics on August 11, 2011 at 2:30pm — 10 Comments

Titan books put spotlight on Captain America co-creator Joe Simon

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

July 26, 2011 -- With the arrival of the Captain America movie, Titan has released two excellent books shining a light on the character’s creators.

 

For those just coming in, Cap was created in 1941 by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, in a story lifted almost intact for the…

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Added by Captain Comics on August 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

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