Articles tagged ed brubaker

And… Action! It’s ‘Deathstroke #1’

In Deathstroke #1 writer Kyle Higgins' use of easily-recognizable action movie tropes is the farthest thing from derivative. Instead, it is a user-friendly shorthand for new readers to the little-known DC character.

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...And the Men Are All the Same

Remember Tina Turner? In Pherone, creator Viktor Kalvachev delivers a tale every bit as powerful and evocative as Tina's eclipsing of the abusive Ike Turner.

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Captain America and a Past That Must Linger Still

Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?

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Bendis & Maleev Reclaim the Hidden Tensions in ‘Moon Knight’

It's been a rough road to define a workable character arc for the Moon Knight character. The new creative team might just be the equal of the estimable run by crime writer Charlie Huston. That is, if writer Brian Michael Bendis has truly returned to top form.

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Animated Part 1: The PopMatters Exclusive with Full Clip’s Schwarz Brothers

The real story of the Schwarz brothers isn't their improbable and meteoric rise from being marginalized by the Australian film industry to Hollywood. But the generational shift they bring to traditionalist thinking in the media of both comics and film.

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The Devil’s Due: What Ed Brubaker Did to Reinvent Daredevil

Could Ed Brubaker have written the definitive version of a character renowned for its production of 'definitive' visions?

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The Death of Captain America

"The Iconographies" is a series of weekly features focusing on iconic moments, creators, characters or publications in the ongoing 'biography' of graphic literature. This edition looks at the 2007 death of Marvel superhero, Captain America.

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30 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Criminal Vol. 2

With its second story-arc it has cemented itself as one of the best modern books and, likely, as one that will long be regarded as an example of the medium's artistic potential.

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16 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Criminal, Vol. 2: Lawless

Being bad has never been so good.

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12 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Coward

Let’s face it folks, civilization is addicted to crime.

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The Immortal Iron Fist #1-6

This book will grab you, flip you over and kick your butt all the while leaving you begging for more.

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1 Jun 2007 // 6:00 AM

Criminal #1-5

Brubaker gives enough surprises to keep you interested, but not only that, you also care for the characters and what happens to them no matter how dark and seedy they may be.

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22 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Daredevil: The Devil, Inside and Out Vol. 1-2

This is a man making complex choices and compromises; no longer the devil-may-care swashbuckler with the simple liberty of always doing what’s right.

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9 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Captain America #25

What do we dream of, who are our heroes, and what does it mean when we lose them?

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X-Men: Deadly Genesis #1-6

I really am not interested in characters I grew up with being sullied.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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