Captain Comics's News posts – December 2010 Archive (4)

'Christmas Classics' graphic novel lives up to its name

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Dec. 21, 2010 -- What’s Christmas without comics? Well, it’s still Christmas, because there’s nothing especially Christmas-y about comics. Still, there’s lots of red and green in comics, which is enough for me to recommend Christmas Classics: Graphic Classics Volume…

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Added by Captain Comics on December 22, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

'Simon & Kirby Superheroes' like a missing chapter in American history

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

Dec. 14, 2010 -- Titan Books has released the second volume in its library of comics by the team of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, and it’s like finding the Rosetta stone of superhero comics.

 

As most comics fans know, Simon and Kirby were the rock stars of the early…

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Added by Captain Comics on December 17, 2010 at 12:55pm — 5 Comments

'Archie Firsts,' 'Rat Catcher' are best of recent graphic novels

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



We’re almost out of year, so let’s buzz through as many recent books as possible:…



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Added by Captain Comics on December 10, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

'Superman vs. Muhammad Ali' is just much fun as it should be

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service



Nov. 30, 2010 -- Let’s address this right away: An oversized comic book titled Superman vs. Muhammad Ali sounds like the dumbest idea ever. Amazingly, it turned out to be a great idea 32 years ago, and has only improved with time.…



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Added by Captain Comics on December 3, 2010 at 4:30am — 10 Comments

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