History ComicBook / AngelAndTheApe

29th Jul '17 2:05:10 PM jameygamer
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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys

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29th Jul '17 2:04:27 PM jameygamer
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23rd Jul '17 9:06:02 PM DoctorCooper
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* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Ape]]: In the Chaykin miniseries, Sam is the only character who isn't an oversexed idiot. (Well, Angel's not an idiot, but she's still oversexed.)

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* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Ape]]: OnlySaneMan: In the Chaykin miniseries, Sam is the only character who isn't an oversexed idiot. (Well, Angel's not an idiot, but she's still oversexed.)
23rd Jul '17 9:05:25 PM DoctorCooper
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* [[EvilOldFolks Evil Old Ape]]: Grodd.

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* [[EvilOldFolks Evil Old Ape]]: EvilOldFolks: Grodd.
20th May '17 4:21:54 PM nombretomado
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Most recently, in 2001, VertigoComics released another four-issue miniseries by Creator/HowardChaykin. Though extremely risqué, it maintained the same kind of humor.

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Most recently, in In 2001, VertigoComics Creator/VertigoComics released another four-issue miniseries by Creator/HowardChaykin. Though extremely risqué, it maintained the same kind of humor.
2nd Jan '17 3:55:42 PM Xtifr
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Never the most popular characters, Angel and the Ape remain noteworthy for the sheer silliness of the premise.

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Never the most popular characters, Angel ''Angel and the Ape Ape'' remain noteworthy for the sheer silliness of the premise.
17th Jun '16 9:25:19 PM Doug86
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* BitingTheHandHumor: After he quits Stan Bragg, Sam goes to work for "[[DCComics DZ Comics]]" working for "Morton I. Stoops", a stand-in for DC editor Mort Weisinger who looks like an ape himself.

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* BitingTheHandHumor: After he quits Stan Bragg, Sam goes to work for "[[DCComics "[[Creator/DCComics DZ Comics]]" working for "Morton I. Stoops", a stand-in for DC editor Mort Weisinger who looks like an ape himself.
15th Apr '16 5:18:47 PM Doug86
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Spinning off from ''Showcase'' #77 (September, 1968), ''Angel and the Ape'' was a goofy humor series published by DCComics for six issues in UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}}. Starring Angel O'Day and Sam Simeon, the title featured wacky mysteries in the vein of ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo''. The fact that Sam was a talking ape was played completely deadpan. After their cancellation, the duo spent the next couple decades in comic book limbo, save for a few cameos (including Rick Veitch's ''Comicbook/SwampThing'').

More memorable is the four-issue limited series from 1991 that brought the pair back into TheDCU. Written and illustrated by master humorist Creator/PhilFoglio, the miniseries revealed that Sam was actually from Gorilla City, which explained his ability to talk, and that he was the grandson of none other than Gorilla Grodd, nemesis of Franchise/TheFlash, from whom he inherited low-level psychic abilities that make him appear as a normal human to onlookers. This revival also brought back the InferiorFive, another 60s humor comic; member Dumb Bunny turned out to be Angel's half-sister.

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Spinning off from ''Showcase'' #77 (September, 1968), ''Angel and the Ape'' was a goofy humor series published by DCComics Creator/DCComics for six issues in UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}}. Starring Angel O'Day and Sam Simeon, the title featured wacky mysteries in the vein of ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo''. The fact that Sam was a talking ape was played completely deadpan. After their cancellation, the duo spent the next couple decades in comic book limbo, save for a few cameos (including Rick Veitch's ''Comicbook/SwampThing'').

More memorable is the four-issue limited series from 1991 that brought the pair back into TheDCU.Franchise/TheDCU. Written and illustrated by master humorist Creator/PhilFoglio, the miniseries revealed that Sam was actually from Gorilla City, which explained his ability to talk, and that he was the grandson of none other than Gorilla Grodd, nemesis of Franchise/TheFlash, from whom he inherited low-level psychic abilities that make him appear as a normal human to onlookers. This revival also brought back the InferiorFive, another 60s humor comic; member Dumb Bunny turned out to be Angel's half-sister.
16th Jan '16 4:17:41 PM nombretomado
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* TakeThat: Sam's boss is a nutso comic book editor named "[[StanLee Stan Bragg]]".

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* TakeThat: Sam's boss is a nutso comic book editor named "[[StanLee "[[Creator/StanLee Stan Bragg]]".
20th Dec '15 5:33:38 PM nombretomado
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Spinning off from ''Showcase'' #77 (September, 1968), ''Angel and the Ape'' was a goofy humor series published by DCComics for six issues in the SilverAge. Starring Angel O'Day and Sam Simeon, the title featured wacky mysteries in the vein of ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo''. The fact that Sam was a talking ape was played completely deadpan. After their cancellation, the duo spent the next couple decades in comic book limbo, save for a few cameos (including Rick Veitch's ''Comicbook/SwampThing'').

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Spinning off from ''Showcase'' #77 (September, 1968), ''Angel and the Ape'' was a goofy humor series published by DCComics for six issues in the SilverAge.UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}}. Starring Angel O'Day and Sam Simeon, the title featured wacky mysteries in the vein of ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo''. The fact that Sam was a talking ape was played completely deadpan. After their cancellation, the duo spent the next couple decades in comic book limbo, save for a few cameos (including Rick Veitch's ''Comicbook/SwampThing'').



* TheUnintelligible: Sam in the SilverAge comics; he could only talk in growls and snarls ("Urgle, gleek, glug, raack, meerk, blip brack!") that only Angel could understand. Translations were usually provided that showed he was actually quite erudite, and most of the time he only "spoke" through thought balloons anyway. The Foglio revamp just had him speaking normally.
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: In the SilverAge comics, nobody seems to care that Sam is a gorilla. (The psychic powers from Foglio's miniseries were a CerebusRetcon of this; Sam's ''just'' powerful enough to keep passerby from realizing that the big, hairy guy's a gorilla -- unless he's distracted. Then the screaming starts.)

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* TheUnintelligible: Sam in the SilverAge UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}} comics; he could only talk in growls and snarls ("Urgle, gleek, glug, raack, meerk, blip brack!") that only Angel could understand. Translations were usually provided that showed he was actually quite erudite, and most of the time he only "spoke" through thought balloons anyway. The Foglio revamp just had him speaking normally.
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: In the SilverAge UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age|of Comic Books}} comics, nobody seems to care that Sam is a gorilla. (The psychic powers from Foglio's miniseries were a CerebusRetcon of this; Sam's ''just'' powerful enough to keep passerby from realizing that the big, hairy guy's a gorilla -- unless he's distracted. Then the screaming starts.)
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