Monthly Archives: August 2014

Uncanny Avengers # 23 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – A Jarring Change of Gears in Art Style. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Uncanny Avengers has been a great series that combines a wide range of characters from both the X-teams and the Avengers teams to give … Continue reading

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Sundowners #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – Psychosis and Super-Heroes Meet! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The solicit promised a “dark look at the thin line between heroism and insanity” and issue #1 delivered just that. Not the kind of insanity we usually see … Continue reading

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Red Lanterns #34 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – It Really Seemed Like No One Would Survive This. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gabe Bustamantez. The conclusion to the 4 part “Atrocities” storyline, the issue started right in the heat of a huge battle between Guy Gardner’s team … Continue reading

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Wayward #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – Monster Slaying Fun in the Heart of Japan. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. When I heard Wayward promoted as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer for a new generation” I knew I’d give it a shot. It’s not that … Continue reading

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Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #1 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Wonder Woman is Getting a Second Title…and She’s in Gotham? by Comic Spectrum reviewer David Akers. In a world where filmmakers believe Wonder Woman can’t support her own movie, you might be surprised to discover she’s getting … Continue reading

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Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: Bestiary #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – Solid Exploration of the Hellraiser Universe. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. When BOOM! Studios acquired the license to Hellraiser, they also got the creator of the material to come along with it. Clive Barker, who wrote the … Continue reading

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Multiversity #1 (DC Comics)

 CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 4.5/5 – A Fascinating Journey That Leaves the Reader With More Questions Than Answers. by ComicSpectrum Reviewer Shawn Hoklas. To say there’s a lot going on within the first issue of Multiversity is an understatement. Typical … Continue reading

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Little Nemo Return to Slumberland #1 (IDW)

CREDIT: IDW Publishing Rating: 5/5 – Whimsical and Wonderful Update of Winsor McCay’s Classic. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. There’s been a resurgence of Little Nemo love lately; there was a Kickstarter for an oversized book with a laundry list … Continue reading

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The Fade Out #1 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 5/5 – Moody Noir Fiction That Explores the Seedy Underbelly of 1940s Hollywood. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. The Fade Out is the first series produced in a five-year deal with Image Comics by Ed Brubaker … Continue reading

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X-Men #18 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 3.5/5 – A New Creative Team Sends the X-Men Back Into Space. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. There’s quite a bit of history to the X-Men. With literally over one hundred characters, their stories, deaths, resurrections … Continue reading

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