Monthly Archives: October 2014

Elric: The Ruby Throne OGN (Titan)

Rating: 5/5 – The Albino King’s Tale Gets a Superb New Telling. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Can you recall the last time a single comic book page held your attention for well over ten minutes? A page where the … Continue reading

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Earth 2 World’s End #1 (DC)

Rating: 3/5 – Too Many Characters. Confusing For Readers New to Earth 2? by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Earth 2 World’s End packs in as much story as possible in this first part of DC’s third weekly event. Following Batman … Continue reading

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Thanos: A God Up There Listening #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – A Story Designed for Digital That Doesn’t Work As Well on the Printed Page. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Thanos: A God Up There Listening was originally part of Marvel’s digital “Infinite” comic line and has now … Continue reading

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Retropunk OGN (Markosia)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Action-Packed Romp with Likeable Characters. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Stephen Bretall. Retropunk is a new original graphic novel that tells the story of a catgirl and a robot bounty hunter team in a cyberpunk metropolis.  They are tasked … Continue reading

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Avengers and X-Men: Axis #1(Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5- The Avengers and X-Men Team Up to Prevent World War Hate. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gabe Bustamantez. Rick Remender has been building to this big moment since the end of Avengers VS X-Men and the start of his Uncanny … Continue reading

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Birthright #1 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Perfectly Balancing Adventures in Two Different Worlds. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas Joshua Williamson seems to be on a creative roll lately. Writing the haunting and mysterious Ghosted, the serial killer hit Nailbiter, and now another new … Continue reading

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Batgirl #35 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – Batgirl Takes On a New Look, From the Boots Up. by guest reviewer Kevyn Knox. I’ve always been a fan of Barbara Gordon, as well as her ass-kicking alter ego, Batgirl. I’ve had a crush on her … Continue reading

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1 (Archie)

CREDIT: Archie Comics Rating: 5/5 – After All the Hype – Everything I Hoped For and More. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. While the Afterlife with Archie version of Sabrina the Teenage Witch deals with her own Lovecraftian problems, Chief … Continue reading

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Men of Wrath #1 (Marvel/Icon)

Rating: 4.5/5 – No Heroes, But a Gritty Realism That’s Enthralling. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. There’s a realism to the Men of Wrath that’s both dark and sad. There’s a weight to the book that after after reading, will … Continue reading

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Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead #1 (DC Comics)

Rating: 4/5 – Successful Set-Up for the Latest Green Lantern Mini-Event. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas Godhead is the latest crossover to take place throughout Green Lantern line-up of books. Starting in this oversized one-shot and continuing throughout the month … Continue reading

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