Capes, Volume 1

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Image Comics, 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 144 pages
4 Reviews
"Capes Incorporated is a business that employs super-powered individuals to protect the city of New York and occasionally the world. Meet the employees: the Meteor Twins, beings of immense power-- as long as they stay within twenty feet of each other. Big Brain, the owner whose mental power dwarfs nearly everyone on the planet, but has trouble fitting his head through doors. The American Champion, who's loving wife, Claire Voyant spends most of her time loving other men. Then there's Bolt, the resident strong man, who's been partnered up [with] the new guy, Kid Thor. They're all on the payroll-- super-heroes who punch a time clock, take lunch breaks and get overtime" -- p. [4] of cover.

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Review: Capes, Volume 1

User Review  - Jan - Goodreads

The original mini-series feels rushed and does not have much to offer beyond generic dialog and obvious superheroes-like-you-and-me jokes. However, this book also contains additional material ... Read full review

Review: Capes, Volume 1

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

An Invincible spin off that didn't last too long (3 issues plus a 4th follow up). The Capes are professional superheroes, working class kinds of guys and gals, that rely on public funding and have to ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Robert Kirkman is a New York Times bestselling author best known for his work on The Walking Dead, Invincible Ultimate X-Men and Marvel Zombies.

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