STAMFORD — The final time Stamford performed host to a comic book guide storyline, a faculty was destroyed, and tons of misplaced their lives.
To date, the Metropolis That Works is absolutely intact after one concern of Marvel’s new “Meet The Skrulls” collection, however a family of shape-shifting aliens now calls the town house.
“It is fairly cool,” stated Dave Kruseski, proprietor of Heroes Comics & Cards in Norwalk. “It’s all the time cool when something like that is a little more local.”
On page six of the first problem, launched this month, one of many major characters who has reworked right into a butterfly is proven flying again house over a “Welcome to Stamford” signal.
The signal is just not based mostly on any in the city, and positively bears no resemblance to the “Welcome to Stamford” indicators close to Interstate 95. The panorama behind it, nevertheless, suggests North Stamford, with its residential houses and timber, and no trace of the downtown skyline.
Stamford’s relevance to the story is unclear in the intervening time, apart from its inclusion as the house of the primary Skrull characters.
The Skrulls, who first appeared in 1962, have historically been portrayed as villains, and their inclusion within the new “Captain Marvel” film has offered them a little bit of a renaissance.
“I feel there’s a cause they introduced the Skrulls out now, and all of it sort of ties into (‘Captain Marvel’),” Kruseski stated.
The inaugural concern, penned by Robbie Thompson, focuses totally on the family dynamics of the protagonist Skrull household — father Carl, mother Gloria, and daughters Madison and Alice — who seem in public as people however revert to their inexperienced-skinned Skrull type once sitting around a dinner desk at residence.
During dinner, every member…