Captain America

The Lost Comics of Artist Jacob Landau

Last year I took my art appreciation class at Monmouth University to see an exhibit of work at the library there. On display were prints by the artist Jacob Landau; the university is the recipient of a large collection of his work. The art was very political, very graphic, and very 1960s à la...

Super Schumer Fights for Artist-Creator Credit

Never mind whether Captain America is more powerful than Iron Man or Dr. Strange. The real problem is that Marvel Comics editor/publisher Stan Lee is vastly more powerful than Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and many others who originally drew those superheroes for the company. And Lee presently enjoys 100 percent ownership of the Marvel...

Avengers Assembled, the Sequel

J.J. Sedelmaier’s recent post on Superman got my comic book mojo going. I’ve always been more of a Marvel guy myself and it got me thinking about this piece I did a year and half ago for Imprint about the wild rumors surrounding the highly anticipated Avengers movie. Now that we know a lot more...