Monthly Archives: July 2014

100th Anniversary Special: The Avengers #1 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 5/5 – James Stokoe’s Incredibly Detailed Art on the Avengers! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. A few months back Marvel announced a series of specials that would take either a single hero or a team book … Continue reading

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Storm #1 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 4.5/5 – Storm Brings the Thunder (and Lightning). by ComicSpectrum reviewer Hank Johnson. In two months the Uncanny X-Men franchise will be celebrating its 51st birthday. During that long publishing history there have been several attempts … Continue reading

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Supreme: Blue Rose #1 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 4/5 – The Beginning of a Mystery That May Question the Nature of Reality. by Comic Spectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The Blue Rose is not something that occurs in nature (except as a genetically modified variant) … Continue reading

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Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1 (IDW)

CREDIT: IDW Publishing Rating: 3.5/5 – Scioli’s Stylized Art Stands Out. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Transformers vs G.I. Joe is a new take on the popular Hasbro universes by Tom Scioli and John Barber. This isn’t related to anything … Continue reading

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Cap’n Dinosaur #1 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 4/5 – A Fun Romp Through the Silver Age of Comics by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. I picked up Cap’n Dinosaur on a whim this week while scanning the wall of new releases at my local … Continue reading

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Princess Ugg #2 (Oni Press)

CREDIT: Oni Press Rating: 5/5 – Fun, Funny, Witty… A Classic in the Making! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Barbarian Princess Ulga, child of the wild mountain kingdom of Grimmeria, is sent to a ‘finishing school’ for ladies of good … Continue reading

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Salvagers #1 + #2 (Hound Comics)

CREDIT: Hound Comics Rating: 3.5/5 – A Solid Start to a New Series. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. In the distant future, planets throughout the galaxy are connected by trade routes that allow them to share and profit from natural … Continue reading

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The Creeps #1(Warrant)

CREDIT: Warrant Publishing Rating: 4/5 – Upholding the Warren Tradition of Terror! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. “All new Tales of Terror in the Warren Tradition” is the tagline at the bottom of the first issue of The Creeps. This … Continue reading

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Groo vs. Conan #1 (Dark Horse)

CREDIT: Dark Horse Rating: 4/5 – I Was Grinning Ear to Ear for the Entire Issue! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Fans have been waiting for this epic meet-up for years and it’s finally on the stands!  Who will be … Continue reading

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Harley Quinn Invades Comic-Con International San Diego #1 (DC)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 4.5/5 – A Self-Referential Romp of Psycho-Sexy Fun. by guest reviewer Kevyn Knox. I must admit that I pretty much like anything that involves Harley Quinn. I mean, she’s my kinda woman. Sexy, psychotic, but with … Continue reading

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