Is the Alt-Right Getting Their True-Life Superhero with “Based Stickman” Comic?

Is the Alt-Right Getting Their True-Life Superhero with “Based Stickman” Comic?

In an article posted on Mic.com yesterday, conservative comic creators Brett R. Smith and Mike Baron revealed they are taking part in an effort to craft a comic book series based on the “exploits” of true-life alt-right figure Kyle “Based Stickman” Chapman. Does this mean that the alt-right movement is about to get their own version of Captain America in the form of Chapman’s alter-ego? For those lucky enough to be unfamiliar with Chapman, he rose to…

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Marvel Announces Waid and Samnee to Take Over Captain America!

Marvel Announces Waid and Samnee to Take Over Captain America!

Marvel made a ton of announcements at the recently wrapped San Diego Comic Con, most of which surrounded their new “Marvel Legacy” event. Perhaps the most exciting news for longtime fans is the announcement that superstar creative team of writer Mark Waid and Chris Samnee will be taking over Captain America. “Marvel Legacy” is the publisher’s  latest attempt to bring back readers with a classical approach to their characters that promises a return to form,…

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Eisner winning creative team reunites for ‘Black Widow’

Eisner winning creative team reunites for ‘Black Widow’

Marvel has announced that the Eisner award winning creative team behind Daredevil will reunite for the relaunch of Black Widow. Mark Waid and Chris Samnee are set to take Marvel Universe’s most dangerous spy on a mission where the lethal hunter becomes hunted by S.H.I.E.L.D. On top of Waid and Samnee, colourist Matt Wilson and letterer Joe Caramagna will join their Daredevil co-horts to give Natasha a fresh launch in March. FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE:  She has spent years gathering secrets. Knowledge and intel…

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REVIEW: “Daredevil #2” Gives Us A Shadowy New Villain

REVIEW: “Daredevil #2” Gives Us A Shadowy New Villain

Warning: some SPOILERS for “Daredevil #2” follow. So, The Owl is back…? No biggie. Matt Murdock continued to adjust to his new-old hometown, and in this issue we see that not everyone is happy to have our Daredevil in the Bay Area, as an opening dream sequence shows us The Shroud’s frustration at living in Murdock’s shadow. As detective Charlotte Hastert is served dinner by Matt Murdock, she also serves him a bit of exposition…

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Cape Watch: The Fantastic Four and Flash Try to Recover, Superman’s Origins are Revealed, and Daredevil is Homesick

Cape Watch: The Fantastic Four and Flash Try to Recover, Superman’s Origins are Revealed, and Daredevil is Homesick

Welcome to Cape Watch, where we explore the most interesting and/or biggest releases of the week from the Big Two publishers. Without further ado, here’s what to look forward to from DC and Marvel for he week of April 23, 2014.   DC Comics ________________________________________ “Aquaman #30” Written by Jeff Parker with art by by Paul Pelletier, “Aquaman #30” features the return of a once-ally of Atlantis, who, after suffering a betrayal, is back for…

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Review: “Daredevil #1” Beginning Of A New Chapter

Review: “Daredevil #1” Beginning Of A New Chapter

Some SPOILERS for this issue and previous volume of Daredevil follow The previous volume of Daredevil ended last month with an issue that was more of a transition than an end. Appropriately, this new #1 issue feels like a transition into a new situation, rather than a totally new beginning. True, Mark Waid and Chris Samnee give us some exposition to help new readers jump on, but it is very much a smooth continuation of…

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Microwave Review: “Daredevil #36” More Transition Than Conclusion

Microwave Review: “Daredevil #36” More Transition Than Conclusion

We’ve been waiting for this issue for several months. It was teased as both an end and a beginning by Marvel, and that’s quite a true description. After last issue’s big cliffhanger we were perhaps left expecting a big, explosive conclusion. What we got instead was a partial conclusion that felt like the end of a story arc rather than a volume. The reason seems to be that for the creators of Daredevil this is…

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Get Your First Look at the Daredevil Volume 3 Finale!

Get Your First Look at the Daredevil Volume 3 Finale!

“Daredevil #36” is coming out February 19, 2014, and with it comes the end to the current volume of the series. The finale promises to bring an exciting conclusion to Mark Waid and Chris Samnee’s run, with Matt Murdock’s conflict against the Sons of the Serpent coming to a head. Check out the gallery below to catch a first glance of the dramatic final issue! [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] The End? Or the Beginning?…

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Review: “Daredevil #35” Slowly Builds Up to the Volume’s Finale

Review: “Daredevil #35” Slowly Builds Up to the Volume’s Finale

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Chris Samnee Publisher: Marvel Comics Price: $2.99 Daredevil is heading towards this volume’s big conclusion, and though the set-up is slow, issue #35 gets us ready with a major cliffhanger. Waid has built this conflict between Daredevil and the Sons of the Serpent for several issues, and it looks like Matt Murdock is about to make a huge sacrifice in order to defeat these dangerous enemies. We do see Matt confront…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: 5 Books to Look For This Wednesday (3/6/13)

ADVANCE SCOUT: 5 Books to Look For This Wednesday (3/6/13)

Each week, the Capeless Crew picks out those books that we think are most worthy of your dollars and attention. Without further ado, here are this week’s picks! “GREEN ARROW #18” While Green Arrow was one of the more disappointing titles of the New 52 relaunch, the series has been given new life and a new direction since being handed to rising star Jeff Lemire (Animal Man, Sweeth Tooth).  The art alone is worth your…

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