Monthly Archives: July 2013

Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Doc Ock looks to get the old team together The idea behind Superior Spider-Man Team-Up comic came from the pages of the Superior Spider-Man title where Spider-Man was put on probation by the Avengers due to his … Continue reading

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Trinity of Sin: Pandora #1 (DC)

Rating: 2/5 – An uninspired origin story Trinity of Sin: Pandora is the prequel story to this summer’s DC Universe crossover, Trinity War.  It goes into the history of the Pandora character who first appeared when the New 52 was … Continue reading

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Molly Danger v1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 5/5 – Jamal Igle and Action Lab team up to bring you the best book of the year Reese’s Cups. Two great tastes that go great together. Chocolate and peanut butter blending so perfectly into a candied confection so … Continue reading

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The Death of Haggard West (First Second)

  ComicSpectrum’s 100th comic review! Rating: 4.5/5 – Prequel to Paul Pope’s Battling Boy This is an interesting comic.  It’s First Second’s 1st single issue comic, previously they’ve done graphic albums.  That said, it’s a prequel to Paul Pope’s upcoming … Continue reading

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Quantum & Woody #1 (Valiant)

Rating: 4/5 – Nicely paced introduction of the title characters Quantum & Woody is a “Valiant Fan Favorite” reintroduction of the eponymous title duo.  They had a strong following for their 1997-99 series from Acclaim, probably the best thing to … Continue reading

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The House of Dreams (Boudika Comics)

Rating:  4.5/5 – Excellent anthology piece mixing humor, drama http://www.boudikacomics.com/ When I find myself at a comic book convention, I always make sure to stroll the artist alley/small press section and take a flyer on a couple of books.  I … Continue reading

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Secret Avengers #6 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – S.H.I.E.L.D & a grittier Avengers team Secret Avengers is a smartly written book with elements of action, espionage and superheroes all mixed in.  It does this with a cast obviously influenced by the Avengers movie; Hawkeye, Black … Continue reading

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