Monthly Archives: April 2015

Nutmeg #1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Teenage Angst and Weaponized Spice! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Nutmeg is a great entry in the “all ages” category that is really all ages; entertaining for whomever reads it without talking down to younger readers.  The … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Omega (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – A Satisfying Ending for a Weak Event. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo In the past couple months, I reviewed the initial volley into the Black Vortex crossover event and the Cyclops tie-in. I was not particularly impressed … Continue reading

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Birthright #6 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Fabulous Fun for Fantasy Fans! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I must admit I was channeling the alliteration of my “inner Stan Lee” when I wrote the tag line for this review, but I’m having so much … Continue reading

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RunLoveKill #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – A Series That May Read Even Better When Collected. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. It could be said that with the rise in popularity of trade paperbacks/hardcovers and reading titles in a collected format, the first … Continue reading

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All-New X-Men #40 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – One of My Favorite Character Pieces of the Series by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. I had not read an “X” book in 20 years when I decided to pick up All-New X-Men #1. The premise sounded fresh … Continue reading

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Masked Vol. 1 – Anomalies (Titan)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A Good Start, But is it Enough to Make People Want More? by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow I love Titan Publishing, so I’m going to get that bit of bias out of the way right up front. … Continue reading

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Convergence #2 (DC)

Rating: 2.5/5 – Read the Tie-Ins, Avoid the Main Event. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I want to love Convergence. I really do. I’m a huge DC fan and the possibilities that Convergence can present are promising and exciting. … Continue reading

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The Tithe #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – An Entertaining Heist Story Set in the World of Mega Churches. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas Creator and writer Matt Hawkins along with co-creator and artist Rahsan Ekedal take the old idea of a heist story … Continue reading

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Betty & Veronica #275 (Archie)

Rating: 3.5/5 – An Underwhelming Celebration for these Iconic Characters by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. Even as Archie Comics prepares to reboot its flagship title Archie after 666 issues, it commemorates Betty and Veronica’s “milestone 275th issue” this month with … Continue reading

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Archie vs. Predator #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Will the Predator Survive All the Teenage Drama? by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. I haven’t read a “vs. Predator” book in ages. I remember that being “a thing” in my comic reading youth, with heroes like Batman … Continue reading

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