Comics are the essence of today’s creative landscape behind many box office films and small screen series. They all been based in major cities such as New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles, but yet none has appeared to be based in Atlanta until now.
Captain Save A Hood is metro Atlanta’s first superhero created by, Eric Lorenzo Clement, a local independent cartoonist who originally created the satire style cartoon as a joke with a former roommate.
Clement describes Captain Save A Hood as a comedy with a nincompoop superhero that wages a senseless war against horrendous ghetto crimes, but never wins. Along with his sidekick, Peter Proper, the duo goes against some of the most unusual foes: Bumpy Giles, their childhood friend turned nemesis; Diedra Lewis aka the “Baby Maker” and local gold digger; and Cecil Davis, the street pharmacist.
With no extraordinary superpowers of their own and only armed with a payphone and travels in an old school 1969 Chevrolet Impala with a toilet seat mounted to the side.
Captain Save A Hood will be screening at the Porter Sanford Theatre in South DeKalb 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur, GA 30034 on Saturday, April 3rd with multiple showings throughout the day:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
9:30 pm to 10:30 pm
10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Ticket prices are $10 for children and $12.50 for adults.
After the Atlanta screening Clement will be traveling around the country to do additional screenings in other cities such as: Detroit, San Diego and more.
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