COMIC ISSUES – A History of Violence

 The Obscure Comic Book Film Source Project.

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A multi-blog look at lists of “Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based On Comics” to see how true they really are.

A History of Violence is the story of Tom McKenna, a small-town soda shop owner who becomes a local hero when he stops a violent attack by two men on his shop and repercussions.

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CHARACTERS – Barry Allen (The Flash)

Getting into comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.  Introducing a character…

BARRY ALLEN – THE FLASH

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In 1956 DC Comics decided to reintroduce new characters based on their characters that had been popular in the 1940s but had fallen out of print.  The first character this happened to was The Flash, formerly Jay Garrick, but now Barry Allen who first appeared in Showcase #4.  This issue, and Barry’s introduction is generally considered the beginning of the Silver Age of comics.

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FIRST ISSUES – September 2014

Getting into comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.  Here are some starting points.

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The following is a list of first issues, one shots and stepping on points to be released in August 2014.  Schedules change and they may not all be released in August (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.

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FIRST ISSUES – August 2014

Getting into comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.  Here are some starting points.

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The following is a list of first issues, one shots and stepping on points to be released in August 2014.  Schedules change and they may not all be released in August (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.

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