After The Cape (2006) 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… 2006-12-31 Comic Books/Graphic Novels Fiction Image
Book Review

After The Cape (2006)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Dec 31, 2006; Writers: Marco Rudy, Manny Trembley, Jim Valentino, Howard Wong; Genres: Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction; Publisher: Image

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 Published in issue #935 May 25, 2007 Order article reprints