Reviewed By Katy Rex. I probably wouldn’t have picked up ‘Casanova: Acedia’ #1 on my own. My spy/intrigue quota is very well satisfied by titles like Velvet, but having picked it up, I’m probably not putting it down anytime soon. WRITTEN BY: Matt Fraction ART BY: Fabio Moon PUBLISHER: Image Comics PRICE: $3.99 RELEASE: January 28, 2015 […]
I watched the movie “Velvet Goldmine” over Thanksgiving. It’s about a Marc Bolan/David Bowie character and an Iggy Pop/Lou Reed character. I enjoyed it, though I didn’t understand it. It got me thinking: what are the best movies about music? Let’s throw out the Chris Guest ones (though I love them) as well as actual [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
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Here at ComicsAlliance, we're pretty big fans of Rex Velvet, the self-proclaimed real-life super-villain operating out of Seattle who has pit himself against what he considers to be the "silly nerds" of the real-life super-hero community. Up to... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
We could all use some good news today, so why not watch this news report about how infamous supervillain Rex Velvet's kidnapping of the Seattle Seahawks mascot was foiled by 12-year-old Colby, bet...
The surreal (and, yet, more real than most) battle for Seattle continues, it seems, as Seattle's self-styled super villain Rex Velvet has released another video teasing an upcoming showdown between good and evil... and, apparently, cats. Lots of... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
One of the most persistent themes of the superhero genre is that, just by virtue of superheroes existing, super criminals will rise up to challenge them. This month, life imitated art as bowler-hatted, mustachioed super villain Rex Velvet... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Rex Velvet (who we will now only refer to as Mr. Mustache), Seattle's pretend supervillain hellbent on taking down Phoenix Jones and the rest of his band of misfits (who don't have full-time jobs that prevent them from having the time/energy...Show More Summary
Rex Velvet, self-proclaimed archenemy of Seattle real-life superhero Phoenix Jones, has made a new, totally awesome video calling out Jones while driving a DeLorean and dropping bottles of flammab...
First up: Rex Velvet has produced a new video, in which we get a good look at the garage of his fancy lair: And Badass Digest reports that Benjamin Fodor, the self-described "superhero" who calls himself Phoenix Jones was asked about Rex Velvet in a radio interview. Show More Summary
Phoenix Jones, vigilante 'hero' of Seattle, assaults May Day protesters with mace while Rex Velvet, self-proclaimed villain, calls him out.
His name is Rex Velvet, and he greatly dislike vigilante superheroes, especially Phoenix Jones, leader of the ten-member citizen crime-prevention patrol group, the Rain City Superhero Movement. “Let us rid our city of these silly, vigilante nerds.” – Rex Velvet [Via Comics Alliance] No related posts. No related posts.
(YouTube Link) Rex Velvet, the self proclaimed “people’s villain”, is coming to take Seattle by storm, hoping to single-handedly abolish the Rain City Superhero Movement and force Phoenix Jones into retirement. He’s part vaudeville showman, part sicko, and his introduction video reveals that this dapper man with a dark plan will surely make his mark [...]
Remember that part at the end of Batman Begins, where Commissioner Gordon talks to Batman about escalation, and warns him that simply by existing as a super-hero, he's opening the door to an equal response from the world of villainy? Well, it... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
This is a very high production value video introducing Red Rex Velvet, a mustachioed supervillain who wants to rid the city of Seattle of Phoenix Jones and the rest of the vigilante superheroes running around spraying people with mace or whatever the hell those basketcases do. Show More Summary
Seattle already has a number of superheroes—the most well known is Phoenix Jones, a costumed vigilante. Now the city has a super villain, Rex Velvet, an eye-patched evildoer who is challenging Phoenix Jones to a showdown. via Gawker
The persona of Velvet seems like an amusing fusion of a 19th century American man with a sprinkle of personality from the Joker and Riddler. (Credit: Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET) Rex Velvet, a self-described "people's villain,"...Show More Summary
Not every journalist gets a chance to venture into the heart of darkness and interview a super-villain, not every journalist is hard enough to ask the tough questions to a diabolical fiend about kittens, henchmen, and evil super secret...Show More Summary
Real-life superhero Phoenix Jones has made the streets of Seattle safer (kind of), but one mustachioed man isn't going to stand for it anymore. That man is Rex Velvet, Seattle's newest real-life s...
For all of their well-meaning pageantry, real-life superheroes are still simply civilians in costumes. As the arrest of firearm-wielding Michigan superhero Bee Sting demonstrated, amateur superheroics can attract the vigilante element. More »