History ComicBook / AngelAndTheApe

12th Oct '17 12:06:45 PM DustSnitch
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One's a gorgeous super-sleuth who speaks thirteen languages and knows karate. One's a comic book artist who happens to be a talking gorilla. TheyFightCrime!

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One's a gorgeous super-sleuth who speaks thirteen languages and knows karate. One's a comic book artist who happens to be a talking gorilla. TheyFightCrime!
TheyFightCrime



* TheSpeechless: Sam is unable to speak in the Chaykin miniseries.



* TheVoiceless: Sam is unable to speak in the Chaykin miniseries.
29th Jul '17 2:05:10 PM jameygamer
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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys

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* %%* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys
29th Jul '17 2:04:27 PM jameygamer
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* BeastAndBeauty

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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]]".
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