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Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA #2

Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA #2

CAPTAIN AMERICA #2 Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates Art by Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Sunny Gho, Joe Caramagna Edited by Alanna Smith, Tom Brevoort Published by Marvel Comics Release Date: August 2, 2018 In Captain America #2, Coates demonstrates how the core focus of his narrative remains rooted in dissecting the aftermath of the “Secret Empire”

HOT FIVE (ish): Week Of August 1, 2018

Welcome to Comicosity’s Hot Five(ish). Hot Five(ish) is a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from some of the industry’s most acclaimed books, this list is your guaranteed gold in the comic market. CAPTAIN AMERICA #2

Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA #1

CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates Art by Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Sunny Gho, Joe Caramagna Edited by Alanna Smith, Tom Brevoort Published by Marvel Comics Release Date: July 4, 2018 Being an American icon is a rough job when what you are, a symbol, gets tarnished. At the heart of Ta-Nehisi Coates’

HOT FIVE(ish): Week Of July 4th, 2018

Welcome to Comicosity’s Hot Five(ish). Hot Five(ish) is a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from some of the industry’s most acclaimed books, this list is your guaranteed gold in the comic market. You may have

Preview: CAPTAIN AMERICA #1

CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates Art by Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Sunny Gho Published by Marvel Comics Release Date: July 4, 2018 IT IS WINTER IN AMERICA.For over 70 years, he has stood in stalwart defense of our country and its people. But in the aftermath of Hydra’s takeover of the nation,

Marvel Announces CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNUAL by Tini Howard and Chris Sprouse

New York, NY—June 15, 2018—This September, rising star Tini Howard (best known for her work on Rick and Morty and Power Rangers: Pink) makes her Marvel debut alongside superstar artist Chris Sprouse (Black Panther), giving fans a glimpse into the past with CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNUAL #1! The World War II-era story finds Captain America and Bucky protecting the

Modern Mythology, Death, and Resurrection in Comics

You might consider this two-part series a kind of ‘companion’ or ‘extension’ piece to a three part column series I did way back in 2014 (!). While those three articles dealt with some specific characters such as Superman, Wolverine and the Phoenix manga, these particular entry will touch more on Captain America directly, thus keeping

Transmyscira: Comics, Culture War, and “¡No Pasarán!”

Ten guys jump one, what a man You fight each other, the police state wins Stab your backs when you trash our halls Trash a bank if you’ve got real balls – Dead Kennedys, Nazi Punks Fuck Off   In a since automatically deleted tweet, Vox journalist and podcaster Matt Yglesias replied to the perceived

The Comics Classroom: Captain America as Modern American Myth

With the global impact of Avengers: Infinity War still raging on in theaters around the world, I think now is as good a time as any (possibly, the best time, even) to address something about comics. I am very invested in what I can only call at the moment ‘comic mythology,’ a term I am

Review: CAPTAIN AMERICA #700

CAPTAIN AMERICA #700 Written by Mark Waid, Chris Samnee Art by Chris Samnee, Matthew Wilson, Joe Caramagna, Jack Kirby Edited by Alanna Smith, Tom Brevoort Published by Marvel Comics Release Date: April 11, 2018 As Mark Waid’s “King Captain America” story draws to an abrupt, slapdash close, at least it can be said that the

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