QOTD: Do Pulp Heroes Still Resonate?

QOTD: Do Pulp Heroes Still Resonate?

From The Shadow to Starlight to Flash Gordon and Shutter, comics are in the midst of a resurgence of characters and themes which first came to prominence nearly a century ago. Do these characters still intrigue you, or are their concepts dated beyond repair? 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 an actor,…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: Pulp Themes in the Modern Age

ADVANCE SCOUT: Pulp Themes in the Modern Age

SITUATION: This week’s list will be shorter than usual, not because there are any fewer excellent titles from the independent sphere, but because of how few of those titles are what one would consider friendly to new readers. Image mounts an impressive lineup with new issues of some of their best ongoing series, but only offers up one new series this week, which has become something of a rarity. The other publishers seem to have…

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Advance Review: “The Revenge #1” Not For the Faint of Heart

Advance Review: “The Revenge #1” Not For the Faint of Heart

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Where do I even begin to review this book? I have so many questions that I need to ask myself before I can go any further. Are you sure that TV’s Jonathan Ross came up with this? is one. Am I still a good person if I really loved this book? is another. Yet another is What will people think of me when I admit that I loved it? The biggest question I have is this: will I…

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