Tom Wheeler: 'The Cape' Much More Than a Fanboy Drama

 In what was probably the first instance of show-and-tell at the Television Critics Association press tour, John Wirth, one of the creators of NBC’s superhero drama The Cape, came armed with a photo of himself at age 5 dressed in a Superman costume.

It was Wirth’s way of communicating that it’s just fine with him if critics want to pigeonhole his show as a comic book show.

"It’s a compliment to me," he said. "[The Cape] feels like a throwback to the pulp superhero of the 1930s, like The Shadow or The Spirit." Read More...


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