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

Zombie Apocalypse!

The debut of Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead on AMC (Halloween night, as if you didn't know) is getting an unprecedented push for a TeeVee show. Here are some of the new stories, in no particular order:



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Added by Captain Comics on October 29, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

'Green Woman,' 'Sickness' GNs explore truly terrifying evil

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Oct. 26, 2010 -- Halloween is fast approaching, so some spooky reading is in order – and there’s no dearth of death to choose from.



At the top of my list is The Green… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on October 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

'Red' the GN spawns 'Red' the movie which spawns more 'Red' comics

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



The new movie Red, starring Bruce Willis, is based on a comic-book miniseries. A very, very short miniseries, which is probably why the movie adds so many new characters, which are now starring in their own comics. From comics to movies to comics again – it’s the new circle of life. …



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Added by Captain Comics on October 21, 2010 at 3:19pm — 2 Comments

'Mammoth' crime comics collection lives up to title; 'Samson' a hidden treasure

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Oct. 12, 2010 -- I was prepared to unload a couple of barrels of snark on The Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics (Running Press, $17.95), but was pleasantly surprised.



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Added by Captain Comics on October 14, 2010 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Tardi brings mud, blood and terror of WWI to life in 'Trenches' GN

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Oct. 5, 2010 -- Jacques Tardi’s masterful It Was the War of the Trenches ($24.99) was originally published in Europe in 1993, but thanks to Fantagraphics it has finally made it to the U.S. It was worth the wait.



Tardi was greatly affected by his grandfather’s stories about World War I, and has published… Continue

Added by Captain Comics on October 7, 2010 at 12:20pm — 8 Comments

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