The Cape #2

The Cape #2

Writer: Joe Hill Artist: Zach Howard Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: October 12, 2011 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Atlee Greene Oct 18, 2011

    The artwork and colors have a dark and twisted elegance that depicts how Eric feels. Most comic books that feature the bad guys often have them playing the anti-hero. There is absolutely nothing heroic about this angry guy in the cape. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    IGN - Joshua Yehl Oct 12, 2011

    With all of these macabre happenings going down, Ciaramella does not forget to indulge in a little humor. Witnesses mistake Eric for Criss Angel, while the image of him flying through the sky in a tattered cape and torn up jeans looks as obscure as it does absurd. Make no mistake; this man is not a superhero. Eric's drive and devotion might be as clear and focused as Batman's, but his goals are more on par with the Joker. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Grant McLaughlin Oct 16, 2011

    The Cape plays with a lot of the tropes we're familiar with from superhero stories, but it continuously turns them on their heads. However, subversion for the sake of subversion can only take you so far, and everyone working on this book seems to recognize this fact, taking it that extra step to make sure they're also telling a worthwhile story. Which they are. Read Full Review

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