Posts Tagged ‘Ed Brubaker’

Captain America: The Man with No Face

Posted by on August 20th, 2010 at 2:27 AM
A cover blurb from Laurel Maury at NPR proclaims this book "far edgier than almost anything you'll see in literature right now." Maybe the "literature" on her nightstand, but in superhero comics, we've been facing the end of the world repeatedly for decades, and this book just does another turn in the same old dance.

False Starts, Part One of Three: Avengers #1 and Secret Avengers #1

Posted by on June 14th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
In the abstract, one might assume that the first issue of a new series would represent a fresh start, and that one might pick it up and simply read it, without wading into a morass of back-story dozens of titles wide and hundred of issues deep. In the Marvel Universe, at least, that assumption would be wrong.

Marvels Project #7

Posted by on May 21st, 2010 at 9:00 AM
Damn, my feet hurt; or, Doing time in Marvel's World War II museum.

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Rich Kreiner’s Yearlong Best of the Year: Gotham Central Book Two by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka

Posted by on March 3rd, 2010 at 1:00 PM
Not being a reader of detective novels or viewer of cop shows, I didn’t know there were such things as “police procedural tales” until I read the introduction to Gotham Central Book Two: Jokers and Madmen.