Wednesday, April 21, 2010

CBR Review: Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield #1

I recently reviewed Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield #1 for CBR and, in the process, wrote the following sentences: "Oh, ye gods, a comic meant to make me laugh that actually accomplished that goal. It’s been a while, good sir, but I’m happy to say that Who Won’t Wield the Shield #1 is an irreverent and gloriously inane book that is actually funny. It’s a comic aimed directly at Marvel’s current regime, taking on overly violent comics, the oversaturated nature of Deadpool, and, I guess, the lack of awesome comics by Matt Fraction and Brendan McCarthy? We could always use more of them like the 'Doctor America' story included here. It’s not quite a parody of Captain America, more a parody of Marvel done in the tradition of Not Brand Echh.

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