Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

At this point, despite the occasional think pieces to the contrary, the continued successes of super-hero films and TV series indicate that stories of heroes vs. villains won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. But the bulk of the properties have largely been drawn from either Marvel or DC Comics. Though we’ve seen comic book properties successfully adapted from non-superhero sources recently (“The Walking Dead” and “Preacher” being among the most prominent), when it comes to…

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Cory Walker’s Return to INVINCIBLE Sends #127 Back for 2nd Printing

Cory Walker’s Return to INVINCIBLE Sends #127 Back for 2nd Printing

After a three-month hiatus, Robert Kirkman‘s Invincible returned to comic book shops this week along with original series artist Cory Walker. Sales on the book have been strong enough that Image Comics announced today that this month’s issue will be receiving a second printing, due out in stores the first week of May, which is a pretty fast turnaround. For some time, Image has tried to avoid multiple printings by increasing initial print runs, but…

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Cory Walker Returns To INVINCIBLE in April

Cory Walker Returns To INVINCIBLE in April

  Invincible is, by many accounts, the single best super hero title published outside of DC or Marvel Comics. Image Comics, the largest independent comic book publisher in the world, has successfully parlayed Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker‘s iconic creation into the cornerstone of their own super-heroic franchise. Walker was the original artist for the Invincible series, having penciled both covers and interiors for the first seven-issue arc before moving to covers and back-up features…

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POINT OF ENTRY: Invincible Volume 1 is an Unexpected Stunner

POINT OF ENTRY: Invincible Volume 1 is an Unexpected Stunner

Howdy! This is my first post on Capeless Crusader. I’m super excited. I’m Mai, originally from Tattoogirl Reads. I’m fairly new to comics. Well, that’s not true. I’ve read a whole hell of a lot of comics in Japanese, but I’ve never ventured into American comics and especially not ones with super-heroes until recently. (Like, end of last year recently.) I know jack and diddly about most comics. I think there will be times when…

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