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After The Cape After The Cape's Ethan is a superhero named Captain Gravity. Makes stuff heavy. He's also an alcoholic. When his superfriends stage an...After The CapeFiction, Comic Books/Graphic Novels After The Cape's Ethan is a superhero named Captain Gravity. Makes stuff heavy. He's also an alcoholic. When his superfriends stage an...2007-05-18
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After The Cape

Genre: Fiction, Comic Books/Graphic Novels; Author: Marco Rudy, Manny Trembley, Jim Valentino, Howard Wong; Status: In Season

After The Cape’s Ethan is a superhero named Captain Gravity. Makes stuff heavy. He’s also an alcoholic. When his superfriends stage an intervention, he storms off in denial and turns bad to pay the bills in this new comic from Howard Wong, Jim Valentino, Marco Rudy and Manny Trembley.

For Fans of…
The neorealism of Powers’ Brian Michael Bendis.

Does It Deliver?
A potentially intriguing character study is undermined by cliché familiar genre conflict, and sometimes confusing B&W art. B-

Originally posted May 18 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT

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