Книга: Fred Van Lente «Brain Boy,№ 2, October 2013»

Brain Boy,№ 2, October 2013

"Brain Boy" № 2 opens with a visually arresting continuation of issue № 1’s cliffhanger. Fred Van Lente pits the psychic powers of Brain Boy against an opponent much like himself. This plays as an appropriate choice for a ground-up introduction of the Brain Boy character, but also an overly safe approach tosuperhero storytelling, without much spin on it. Our hero is a telepath working for the Secret Service to protect international dignitaries – it’s nothing fancier than that. We’ve been reading about telepaths since before Charles Xavier was hanging out listening to beat poetry in the ’60s,man. Putting Brain Boy (don’t call him Brain Boy) into a stuffy government contractual situation offers a little intrigue, I suppose, but aside from the fact that he’s a self-depricating guy, the story itself is pretty standard. Pitting our hero against telepaths and dictators, “Brain Boy” № 2 sets up a bunch of little mysteries surrounding these cases – which are enough to pique interest, but maybe...

Издательство: "Dark Horse Comics" (2013)

Формат: 170x260, 28 стр.

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Fred Van Lente

Infobox comics creator
name = Fred Van Lente



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birthdate = birth date and age|1972|02|14
location = Tacoma, WA
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nationality = Dutch-American
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notable works = "Action Philosophers"
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website = http://www.fredvanlente.com/

Fred Van Lente (born February 14, 1972 in Tacoma, WA) is a Dutch-American writer, primarily of comic books and graphic novels.

Biography

He is the co-founder, along with artist Ryan Dunlavey, of Evil Twin Comics, which produces his and Dunlavey’s non-fiction comic books, the first and most famous of which is "Action Philosophers".

Recent work includes "Marvel Zombies 3" with Kev Walker. [ [http://www.wizarduniverse.com/053108wwphzombie.html WWPhilly Fred Van Lente Takes a Bite of Marvel Zombies] , "Wizard", May 31, 2008] [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=16630 WW Philly: Fred Van Lente Writes "Marvel Zombies 3"] , Comic Book Resources, June 1, 2008] [ [http://www.newsarama.com/comics/080601-marvel-zombies-3.html WW PHILLY '08: Fred Van Lente on Marvel Zombies 3] , Newsarama, June 1, 2008] [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=17952 Van Lente talks Marvel Zombies 3] , Comic Book Resources, September 5, 2008] [ [http://www.newsarama.com/comics/100803-Marvel-Zombies-3.html Zombies in Florida: Fred Van Lente on Marvel Zombies III] , Newsarama, October 3, 2008]

Van Lente has been called "one of the most idiosyncratic and insightful new voices in comics." [ [http://www.comiccritique.com/st/grevSt519.html Adam McGovern, Adam; comiccritique.com; April 4, 2007.] ]

Published works

This table lists only works in which Van Lente is the primary writer (or co-writer) of a published book with an ISBN. For a complete list of all the single-issue comics Van Lente has written or contributed to, see the link to Van Lente's web site below.

Awards

Van Lente's industry awards include "Action Philosophers" receiving a Xeric Grant in 2004; it was also nominated for an Ignatz Award in 2005 and 2006. The American Library Association named "Action Philosophers" a "Great Graphic Novel for Teens" in 2007. His "super crime" series The Silencers was named "Best Independent Super Hero Comic" by [http://www.brokenfrontier.com Broken Frontier] in 2003.

References

External links

*
* [http://www.comicbookgazette.com/interviews.htm#119147442 Career-spanning interview at The Comic Book Gazatte]
* [http://www.drunkduck.com/The_Weapon/index.php?p=220256 "The Weapon"] for free in its entirety, courtesy of Drunk Duck
* [http://www.drunkduck.com/watchdogs/index.php?p=104702 "Watchdogs"] for free in its entirety, courtesy of Drunk Duck
* [http://www.comixology.com/podcasts/41/NYCC-Special-11-Fred-Van-Lente-and-Ryan-Dunlavey Interview with Fred] and Ryan Dunlavey at [http://comixology.com comiXology]

Источник: Fred Van Lente

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