Alan Moore’s CINEMA PURGATORIO blows past funding goal

Alan Moore’s CINEMA PURGATORIO blows past funding goal

A couple of days ago, famed comic scribe Alan Moore launched a Kickstarter campaign looking for funding for his upcoming project Cinema Purgatorio. Within days, the project has exceeded its original $9.000 request several times over, and currently sits at over 60 thousand dollars. This means that Moore’s newfound passion project will hit shelves later this year, courtesy of Avatar Press. The project, which Moore describes as “an unholy resurrection of the backstreet bug-hutches and…

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Coffee and Comics: What About The Other Guys?

Coffee and Comics: What About The Other Guys?

Thanks for coming back to Coffee and Comics! Since our last discussion, Marvel Studios made an announcement that they plan to make movies for the Marvel Cinematic Universe until at least 2028. That is a long time from now and it opens the flood gates for so many new titles it could make your head spin. Since we focused entirely on Marvel last week, we thought we’d talk about the Other Guys a little bit….

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MARKET MAVEN: Indie Publishers Won’t Beat The Big 2’s Volume

MARKET MAVEN: Indie Publishers Won’t Beat The Big 2’s Volume

Welcome to Market Maven, a new weekly feature here at Capeless Crusader! Each week, we’ll offer up predictions on how various publishers should perform, given past success and the lineups each is putting in stores. You may disagree strongly. Honestly, we hope you do. Now, to the big board!   Mainstream Look for DC and Marvel to be locked into a tight race for market share this week. Both publishers are offering up some of…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: Fear and Loathing in Space, the Old West, and England

ADVANCE SCOUT: Fear and Loathing in Space, the Old West, and England

SITUATION: When it comes to looking through the massive list of exciting new series and excellent ongoings, no one does it better than the crew here at Capeless Crusader. This week I reached out to our tremendous team of staff writers for their ideas on what merited inclusion, and they turned in a great line-up that runs the gamut from terrifying science fiction horror to quirky magical team-ups. So, without further ado, here are the…

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ADVANCE SCOUT

ADVANCE SCOUT

SITUATION: There is an awful lot starting in comics this week, so it’s a good thing that we had Labor Day to get ready. With all publishers combined, there are sixteen #1 issues hitting shelves, with the surprising wrinkle that very few of them are coming from either DC or Marvel.┬áBoth of the Big Two are beginning large-scale events which, despite the hyperbole of their solicitation text, bear watching closely. This week’s indie selections are…

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