Jeff Jensen
May 18, 2007 AT 04:00 AM EDT

After The Cape

type
Book
Current Status
In Season
author
Marco Rudy, Manny Trembley, Jim Valentino, Howard Wong
genre
Fiction, Comic Books/Graphic Novels

We gave it an B-

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-

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