The Cape: 1969 #2

The Cape: 1969 #2

Writer: Jason Ciaramella Artist: Nelson Daniel Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: August 1, 2012 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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  • 8.5
    IGN - Joshua Yehl Aug 1, 2012

    A notable point of interest for the first Cape series was its penchant for unexpectedly gruesome violence. A bear hasn't been dropped on anyone yet, but this issue features a tense scene that earns its disturbing-factor through the pure obscurity of the situation. Even better, Ciaramella's writing somehow makes the use of an F-bomb feel like the most genuine response Captain Chase could have to his weird predicament. It's that little piece of magic that I was hoping for, and the creators have delivered. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Matt Wilkins Aug 1, 2012

    I'm a sucker for Vietnam War stories. If you are, too, you'll enjoy - but I can't say it's bringing anything new to the genre, even with its supernatural twist. However, any fan of the original mini-series should certainly check it out for the answers it promises. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Zac Boone Aug 1, 2012

    The little boom man was a fairly passive character, in spite of his important role in the story. Chase needs to get some answers next issue, and really put his new talents to the test. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Ryan K. Lindsay Aug 3, 2012

    "The Cape 1969" #2 is the issue that brings everything together after the introductory issue established the story and characters. The fight here is gritty and brilliant but still feels like a pre-cursor to the big switch up of the flight ability finally entering the story as a major player. Next month is going to be a real opportunity for this title and these two issues of build certainly bode well enough for them. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geekality - Julius Freeman Jul 31, 2012

    If you're a fan of the original series, this is worth the pick up if you want to know the origin of The Cape. Read Full Review

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