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Try To Survive The Vietnam War And More In ‘The Cape: 1969′ #1 [Preview]


If you've read Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella and Zach Howard's original The Cape, chances are you've come to expect a level of... darkness... from the creative team. From the looks of The Cape: 1969 #1 by Hill, Ciaramella new artist Nelson Daniel, fans can expect a consistent tone in the pages of the new four-issue miniseries, which takes place in the thick of the Vietnam War and tells the story of just how the book's titular "cape" came to be...

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IDW Announces New ‘The Crow,’ ‘Judge Dredd,’ ‘The Cape,’ Unpublished Dave Stevens & More


IDW Publishing came prepared to Anaheim, California's WonderCon event last weekend, announcing several high profile comic book initiatives. Besides the previously discussed Womanthology ongoing series (of miniseries) and the full-length Rocketeer project by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, IDW is developing a revival of James O'Barr's The Crow with creators John Shirley and Kevin Colden; brand new Judge Dredd stories as well as reprint archival material from 2000 AD; a return of the acclaimed The Cape by Joe Hill and Jason Ciaramella with art by Zach Howard and Nelson Daniel; new KISS comics written by Chris Ryall and Tom Waltz with art by Jamal Igle and Casey Maloney; a new collection of rare and unpublished Dave Stevens material; and (perhaps) final Locke & Key installment by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez; and new work by Ben McCool and Mike Costa.Whi...

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Link Ink: Sci-Fi Ikea Manuals, a Banana Dalek and ‘The Cape’ Capes its Way onto DVD


Graphics: If Ikea sold sci-fi's most elegant time travel/cloning/maiming technology, it might look a little something like this.

News: Did an anti-Starfleet rebel group have something to do with the death of Osama bin Laden...

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Link Ink: Zack G Going R.I.P.D.?, ‘Marvel Vs. Capcom 3′ is a Sight to See and ‘The Cape’ Loses Episodes That Total 3


Movies: Bearded comedian Zach Galifianakis may be venturing into law enforcing afterlife adventures in the burgeoning Hollywood adaptation of Dark Horse's R.I.P.D.

Manga: Brigid Alverson looks into The Digital Manga Guild, a group of volunteer teams that intend to translate and edit manga with the permission of the publishers and creators...

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SNL ‘The Cape’ Parody Pretty Much Just Like the Real Show [Video]


If you're still on the fence about giving NBC's new superhero show The Cape a shot, you can read our own Chris Sims' thoughtful review of the premiere, in which he discusses the series in the context of established genre parameters and breaks down the pros and cons of the show's characters, plot and overall approach...

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‘The Cape’ Embraces the Ridiculousness of the Superhero Trope


Last week, when NBC was ramping up for their new super-hero show, I told David Uzumeri -- my co-writer for ComicsAlliance's weekly reviews of Smallville's final season -- that we should start doing the same thing with The Cape, with the only difference being that we would refer to every single installment as "The Final Episode...

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Link Ink: ‘Star Wars’ Blu-Rays Coming in September, Touring Marvel Circa 1998, and the PokeDeath Star


Movies: The Star Wars films are coming to Blu-ray in September. A set of all six will set you back $140, but they're said to be packed with the kind of extras that make it worth it. The only extra I want is Han shooting first...

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NBC Releases Promo Clip for ‘The Cape,’ A Few Cape Wearers Rejoice [Video]


NBC has released a 30-second commercial for its new superhero series, The Cape. Created by Thomas Wheeler (Empire) and Executive Produced by Con Air visionary Simon West, the series debuts as a two-hour pilot in January...

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The Cape: Replacing Many Heroes With One on NBC


He was a good cop, a loving husband, and a devoted father, but when the corrupt men in charge took everything from him, they made him into something else.

They made him into . . . The Cape.

NBC has released previews for "The Cape," a new superhero drama, and it looks pretty damn silly...

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