Cape (plural capes): literally, a sleeveless garment hanging from the neck over the back and shoulders; figuratively, a superhuman who has chosen to act as a superhero. Synonyms: hero, mask, super, superhero. Connotations: ‘cape’ is used as both a familiar and derogatory term for superheroes, who often casually refer to themselves as capes but generally consider it a demeaning... [click here for more]
These essays from various critical disciplines examine how comic books and graphic narratives move between various media, while merging youth and adult cultures and popular and high art.
The articles feature international perspectives on comics and graphic novels published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. Topics range from film adaptation, to journalism... [click here for more]
The year is 1895...An evil from a parallel dimension escaped and now roams the city of Boston. Our world has developed along the lines of Steampunk technology, but with a modern twist. Here exists steam driven rudimentary computers and electronics. And dirigibles rule the sky. But with it comes social and political upheaval... [click here for more]
Boston Metaphysical Society - Chapter 3
As "The Shifter" ignites paranoia and violence in Boston, Tesla looks toward Samuel for answers while Caitlin and Granville deal with ghosts haunting a theatre.
This is the third chapter in the steampunk supernatural six issue mini-series about an ex-Pinkerton detective and his spirit photographer partner who battle supernatural... [click here for more]
A Tale of Necessary Evil
There’s a mole in Red Jack’s Omega cell. Is it Acrobat, the fallen hero whose mentor died at Red Jack’s hands? The ghostly Horseman? The incomprehensible Golem? The goth necromancer Nepththys? Only one thing is certain: when the truth is revealed, someone will fall. Hard.
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"Something was wrong. Julie flew to the ceiling."
Julie Rouge, who's nearly 16 and can't wait to join her mother, the masked crimefighter Red Talon, patrolling the crime-ridden streets of New Edinburgh.
Unfortunately, Julie's mom has disappeared, and, while searching for her, Julie is going to discover that the city she calls home is even nastier, more corrupt, and riddled with toxic secrets than... [click here for more]