Tag Archives: Captain Marvel

New Videos Added – Captain Marvel, Batman

So I added a new video today about the history of Captain Marvel. There are actually several excellent videos out there explaining various aspects of the characters history in more depth than I go into, but I think mine is … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Shazam! #11

Last week, I talked about Werner Roth, a guy I’d always thought of as the most boring artist ever. Turned out, when looking back, that I realized he wasn’t bad when he was working within his genre. He’d just never … Continue reading

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Super Movies – Adventures of Captain Marvel, Chapters 9-12

Here it is: the conclusion of our four-week recap of Republic’sĀ Adventures of Captain Marvel serial from 1941. Once again, this will be pretty long because I’m trying to finish it in four weeks. In the last chapter, Republic upended the … Continue reading

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Super Movies – Adventures of Captain Marvel, Chapters 5-8

Continuing our recap of the very first screen appearance of a comic book superhero, the Republic serial Adventures of Captain Marvel from 1941. I apologize for the length, but I’m trying to only spend four weeks on this. As Chapter … Continue reading

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Super Movies: Adventures of Captain Marvel, Chapters 2-4

Continuing our recap of the very first onscreen appearance of a comic book superhero, Republic Pictures’ Adventures of Captain Marvel from 1941. As Chapter 1 ended, Betty and Whitey were in a car on a bridge that had been bombed. … Continue reading

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Super Movies – Adventures of Captain Marvel, Chapter 1

Okay, I’ll have to apologize in advance, because I went a little screen-cap crazy on this one. But you’ll see why once we get into it. I wanted to cover this serial last year during the Origins series, but I … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Captain Marvel #3

I dumped on Vince Colletta’s inking last week, so I guess it’s only fair that I post one of the stories where I think his inking really works well. Captain Marvel #3, cover-dated July 1968, is in no way a … Continue reading

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