Captain Comics's News posts – September 2011 Archive (8)

52 Reviews 52 (Part Four)

WEEK FOUR

 

ALL-STAR WESTERN #1

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art and cover by MORITAT

40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

 

I loved Gray & Palmiotti’s Jonah Hex. This was even better.

 

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Added by Captain Comics on September 28, 2011 at 5:30pm — 26 Comments

52 Reviews 52 (Part Three)

WEEK THREE

 

BATMAN #1

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

This was just plain…

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Added by Captain Comics on September 23, 2011 at 7:30pm — 28 Comments

DC's Bob Harras looks beyond 'The New 52' to long term success

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Sept. 20, 2011 -- DC Comics is in the third week of re-launching all 52 of its superhero titles in a single month, and it’s reportedly going big guns. But DC editor-in-chief Bob Harras is already thinking long term.

 

“I think the [52] first issues really are setting…

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Added by Captain Comics on September 23, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

52 Reviews 52 (Part Two)

 52 REVIEWS 52

WEEK TWO

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #1

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED…

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Added by Captain Comics on September 19, 2011 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

52 Reviews 52 (Part One)

52 Reviews 52

 

This is the start of 52 reviews of each of “The New 52” #1 issues. I apologize for the tardiness; The first 13 of The New 52 debuted the same week school started at the University of Memphis, where I am now teaching classes in addition to my job at The Commercial Appeal, my weekly column for Scripps Howard News Service and my monthly articles for Comics Buyer’s Guide. The…

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Added by Captain Comics on September 19, 2011 at 5:30pm — 12 Comments

DC's bold gamble gives us a Superman of the people



 

DC's bold gamble gives us a Superman of the people

 

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Sept. 13, 2011 -- DC’s grand experiment, “The New 52” titles starting over…

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Added by Captain Comics on September 15, 2011 at 10:30pm — 8 Comments

Reviewed: 'Sidekicks,' 'Hellboy V4,' 'Battlefields V2,' 'Flash Gordon Comic Book Archives V4'

'Sidekicks': A book about young adult superheroes

that young adult readers will enjoy

 

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Sept. 6, 2011 -- Falling vaguely in this column’s bailiwick is Sidekicks (Abrams, $16.95), an entertaining young adult novel set in a superhero milieu, written by Emmy-award-winning writer Jack Ferraiolo…

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Added by Captain Comics on September 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Reviewed: '99 Days,' 'Uncouth Sleuth,' 'Cyclops,' 'Anne Steelyard'

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

'99 Days,' 'Cyclops' fail to ignite

 

Aug. 30, 2011 -- Maybe it’s the heat, but several graphic novels in August simply didn’t wow me.

 

* 99 Days ($19.99), by Matteo…

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Added by Captain Comics on September 1, 2011 at 8:52pm — No Comments

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