Monthly Archives: June 2014

Winterworld #1 (IDW)

Rating: 3/5 – Thin on Setup and Context After a 27 Year Hiatus. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. Nearly 27 years ago, Chuck Dixon created Winterworld, a three issue miniseries set in a bleak future where the planet is completely … Continue reading

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The Wicked + The Divine #1 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 5/5 – Gods Don’t Live Forever… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. In the latest series from Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie (Phonogram, Young Avengers) we get the concept that gods are archetypes that are on the … Continue reading

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Uncanny X-Men Special #1 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 3.5/5 – Decent Storytelling, Poor Marketing. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Uncanny X-Men Special number one is the first part of a three part series titled No End In Sight. Although you wouldn’t know it know … Continue reading

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Avengers Undercover #5 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 4/5 – A Book That Should Definitely NOT Stay Undercover. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. I was a big fan of Avengers Arena even though at the time I knew nothing about the young characters involved. … Continue reading

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Red City #1 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 3/5 – A Bit Too Much Story to Fit Comfortably in This Debut Issue. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Red City is ambitious in its set up and as I read it I could tell that … Continue reading

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Justice League United #2 (DC)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 4/5 – A New League With a Refreshing, Outgoing Demeanor. by guest reviewer Kevyn Knox. Throughout the past few years, I must admit to having given up on many of DC’s so-called New 52 titles. I … Continue reading

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The Blood Queen #1 (Dynamite)

CREDIT: Dynamite Comics Rating: 3.5/5 – Solid Fantasy World-Building in This Debut Issue. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. If you’re a fan of fantasy, give the 1st issue of The Blood Queen a try.  It might be a book that … Continue reading

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Infinity Man and the Forever People #1 (DC)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 4/5 – Embracing the Fun and Style of Kirby’s Bronze Age DC! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Artist Keith Giffen and inker Scott Koblish have a style that is definitely and obviously influenced by Jack Kirby. … Continue reading

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Wildfire #1 (Image/Top Cow)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 4.5/5 – A Tale of Science Run Amok! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The scariest stories to me are the ones with that glimmer of “this could really happen”.  That’s why a creepy clown with a … Continue reading

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Armor Hunters #1 (Valiant)

Rating: 5/5 – A Comic Event that Delivers on the Very First Issue. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. For the first time in ages, Aric of Dacia, wielder of the most powerful armor in the universe, has found relative peace … Continue reading

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