Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape"

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 The Cape / ... (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Max Malini (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Orwell (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Peter Fleming / ... (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Dana Faraday (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Trip Faraday (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Marty Voyt (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Rollo (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Ruvi (8 episodes, 2011)
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 Dominic Raoul / ... (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Travis Hall (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Raia (6 episodes, 2011)
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Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape"

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Marvel Comics artist John Cassaday contributed a piece of artwork shown during the opening credits. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.98 (2011) See more »

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Not perfect, but still a fun ride.
10 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show has received a lot of bad reviews thus far, and I find that uncalled for. Sure, many people may not see the appeal in this show, what with it being a superhero story that we have seen before, but I think this is a great show. If you did not enjoy the first episode, DO NOT GIVE UP, as the show gains a firmer footing even as soon as the second episode. The story gets deeper, the characters more pronounced, and the plot thickens. I am somewhat disappointed that they introduced Cape's sidekick so soon, as seeing Vince struggle through the trials of becoming a superhero would have been more believable.

This show attempts to capture the grandiose story of a hero such as Batman, but without our hero having the benefits of unending cash and gadgets. It also keeps the storytelling style gritty and dark, but without going completely film noir.

While this show's debut has many in doubt, I have throughly enjoyed it so far, and I look forward to the continued adventures of the Cape.


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