Monthly Archives: May 2014

All-New Ghost Rider #3 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 4/5 – Art That Absolutely Deserves Your Attention. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. When the All-New Ghost Rider was first announced many fans, including myself, were a bit taken aback by the change. Gone was the … Continue reading

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Invincible #111 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 4.5/5 – Leave your expectations at the door. They wouldn’t do this issue justice. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. Invincible #111 vowed it would be the “1st issue in a bold new direction” and it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Superman: Doomed #1 (DC)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 3/5 – This storyline may be DOOMED from the start. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Superman Doomed number one is a one-shot that kicks off the “Doomed” event that will be crossing over throughout the Superman … Continue reading

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Afterlife With Archie #5 (Archie)

CREDIT: Archie Comics Rating: 5/5 – Once You Go Zombie…All Hell Breaks Loose! by guest reviewer Kevyn Knox. I have never been much of an Archie Comics kinda guy. Sure, I have read one or two now and again throughout … Continue reading

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Fables #140 (DC/Vertigo)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 3/5 – An OK entry in an otherwise stellar series. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. With no exaggeration, I can say that Fables is one of my favorite comic book series of all time. That no … Continue reading

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The United States of Murder Inc. (Marvel/Icon)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 5/5 – Extremely Strong Start from the creators of Powers! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The creators of Powers, Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming team up once again on another creator owned series from … Continue reading

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The Auteur #3 (Oni Press)

CREDIT: Oni Press Rating: 4.5/5 – Not suitable for those individuals against a fun, gory time. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. “This film is not suitable for individuals with sensitive mental conditions!!!” So reads the tagline on the movie poster … Continue reading

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Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 3/5 – Doesn’t live up to the high standards of the original. by ComicSpectrum Reviewer Shawn Hoklas. There’s a rich history to the story of Shang-Chi. Not only in terms of his history as a character, … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: Kids – Part 3: Teen Titans GO! / MegaManX-Sonic / Top Shelf Kids Club / Scratch9

There were quite a few comics targeted at younger readers this year.  I won’t hit all of the kid-centered ones but I’ll highlight 12 of what I thought were the best in 2 parts; the 1st 4 are in Part … Continue reading

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X-Men: No More Humans OGN (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Way More Downs Than Ups. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Hank Johnson. Have you ever gone to a great club, sat at the bar, and started talking to someone? After buying or receiving drinks, you think “Wow, this person … Continue reading

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