‘Ultimate Comics: Captain America’ is a story distinctly shaped by the politics and sentiment of a post-9/11 America.
‘Captain America’ is a fun action ride that doesn’t try to put on airs.
The Pulse #10, Spider-Man: House of M, and The Incredible Hulk #83-85.
Big ideas, big action scenes and good human writing crash together in a technology and conspiracy heavy book each issue of which really needs a couple of read throughs before it all sinks in.
Robert Morales wrote ‘The Truth: Red, White and Black’ one of the very best mini-series of recent years and in it he demonstrated an ability to use Captain America in a complex, intelligent way.
The trouble with Cap…
The peril of Cap in this modern world is that he invites moral absolutism. Stuck on that unfortunate line between self-pride and Nationalism as he is, he inspires both love and hatred and perhaps divides critics and readers more than any other character.
This new comic is so relentlessly masculine that I’ve had to hide the first issue from my weaker, more vulnerable colleagues, for the good of their health…
Avengers’ is a tainted brand. Not only does the Marvel Comic featuring the
‘World’s Greatest Heroes’ bear the same name as a recent box office
It is entirely possible based on the contents of this issue of ‘The Ultimates’ that scribe Mark Millar has gone quite, quite mad.