REVIEW: Wonder Woman Annual #1 – Mixed Wonder

REVIEW: Wonder Woman Annual #1 – Mixed Wonder

Tomorrow, the film adaptation of Wonder Woman premieres across the nation, and if everything goes according to plan, the Amazon Warrior will gain the big-screen popularity and success the character so deserves. So, it’s fitting therefore that DC Comics honor Wonder Woman with a splashy over-sized Annual to celebrate the icon. And while Wonder Woman Annual #1 features some enjoyable moments that speak to the heart of the character, it’s also unavoidable that it winds up…

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REVIEW: DC New Talent Showcase #1 – Living Up to the Title

REVIEW: DC New Talent Showcase #1 – Living Up to the Title

Over a year ago, DC launched their Talent Development Project, an initiative designed to “find, instruct and nurture new and current DC talent,” according to Bobbie Chase, VP of Talent Development. The result of this initiative is on display in DC’s New Talent Showcase #1, and though the polish in an anthology book like this varies, what can’t be denied is that each creator showcased displays ample talent and promise. If you’re looking for a…

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Image Comics Sets Release Date for ROCHE LIMIT Volume 1

Image Comics Sets Release Date for ROCHE LIMIT Volume 1

Independent comic book publisher Image Comics has announced the in-store release date for the first volume of Michael Moreci and Vic Malhotra’s science-fiction epic Roche Limit. The series has received widespread critical acclaim, though it has languished near the bottom of Diamond’s Top 200 in terms of sales. The first volume will release at a $9.99 price point, as has become Image’s standard practice for inaugural collections. Roche Limit Volume 1 will hit comic book…

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REVIEW: Roche Limit #5 – Rad Russian

REVIEW: Roche Limit #5 – Rad Russian

Written by: Michael Moreci Art by: Vic Malhotra and Ben Holliday Published by: Image Comics $3.50 “Roche Limit #5” draws the first story-arc to a conclusion. This issue also marks the departure of artist Vic Malhotra from the creative team as we have now reached the end of the first act (this series is planned to be 15 issues long). Writer Michael Moreci will continue to helm the series as it traverses its next stories…

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REVIEW: Burning Fields #2 – One of Boom’s Best

REVIEW: Burning Fields #2 – One of Boom’s Best

Written by: Michael Moreci & Tim Daniel Art by: Colin Lorimer Published by: BOOM! Studios $3.99 BOOM! Studios is steadily gaining prestige for their treatment and selection of creator-owned series. In just a few years the publisher has become incredibly relevant, especially to the readership of sites like Capeless, these aren’t paint-by-numbers superhero tales but deep, imaginative works from top talent in the industry. With “Burning Fields #2” the creative team of Michael Moreci, Tim…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at BURNING FIELDS #2 from BOOM!

PREVIEWS: First Look at BURNING FIELDS #2 from BOOM!

Independent comics publisher BOOM! Studios has released a six-page preview of this week’s new issue of Burning Fields from Michael Moreci and Tim Daniels with art by Colin Lorimer. This issue of Burning Fields features a retailer incentive variant cover and will be in stores February 18th. Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also…

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REVIEW: Burning Fields #1 – Bloody Good Stuff

REVIEW: Burning Fields #1 – Bloody Good Stuff

Michael Moreci and Tim Daniel, known for the critically acclaimed The Curse, have reunited for a different type of evil in “Burning Fields #1”. The book centralizes around the oil fields of Iraq, where someone has been killing the citizens in the town of KirKuk, as well as on the oil fields themselves. Dana Atkinson, a former military investigator, is approached by her former commanding officer to investigate the mysterious and gruesome murders in Iraq,…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: “Roche Limit #1” Familiar Beats and Pleasant Surprises

ADVANCE REVIEW: “Roche Limit #1” Familiar Beats and Pleasant Surprises

Written by: Michael Moreci Art by: Vic Malhotra Published by: Image Comics $3.50 It’s not like there’s a shortage of science-fiction in comics these days. But is it really possible to have too much of a good thing? “Roche Limit #1” by Michael Moreci and Vic Malhotra is a strong debut for this new series which certainly has the feel of a noir crime story set in space. More importantly it nails the character beats…

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“Hack/Slash” Returns With “Son of Samhain” Arc

“Hack/Slash” Returns With “Son of Samhain” Arc

Finally. Aside from a few side-stories, it’s been over a year since we last saw beloved horror-comics icon Cassie Hack stalking slashers through rural towns across the country. Written by Michael Moreci and Steve Seeley of Hoax Hunters, the newest iteration of the series looks to maintain a fine line between keeping tradition and exploring fresh new ideas. There’s some possible slight trepidation because of a new sidekick and smaller involvement from Tim, but the two new…

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Hoax Hunters Flip Out in April

Hoax Hunters Flip Out in April

This April, the critically acclaimed Image Comics series Hoax Hunters presents a fun and unique issue that can be readily enjoyed by both current readers and new fans. Riffing on the hook of the series, where a group of myth-busters travel the world dispelling various lore on their reality TV show, issue #9 of Hoax Hunters presents both sides of their story. One half shows what happened on-air, what you’d see if you watched an episode;…

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