Monthly Archives: May 2015

Arcadia #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4.5/5 – The Cure for the Common Comic is a Virtual World. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Arcadia is a spectacular sci-fi thriller by 2 new creators; writer Alex Paknadel and artist Eric Scott Pfeiffer.  I read a lot … Continue reading

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Secret Wars #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – The End of the Marvel Universe? by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. So this is it. The end of the Marvel Universe, and the end of the Ultimate Universe. Marvel has been teasing this for months now … Continue reading

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Scarlett Couture (Titan)

Rating: 4/5 – Stylish Art Brings This Action Movie on Paper to Life! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I first saw, and fell in love with, Des Taylor’s art when I saw the digital comic The Trouble With Katie Rogers … Continue reading

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FCBD 2015: All-New, All-Different Avengers / Dark Circle Comics / Valiant 25th Anniversary Special

by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. Every year on the first Saturday of May, comic shops and fans celebrate Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). It is a day aimed at bringing in new readers by offering select free comics from various … Continue reading

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All-New Captain America #6 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Ending too Soon to Make Way for Secret Wars. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. With just weeks away from Secret Wars many Marvel titles are either ending, or re-booting into into something else. Case in point … Continue reading

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Batman #40 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – A Defining Issue for the Batman/Joker Relationship. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Batman number forty concludes the Endgame storyline in grand fashion. From the cover alone we get the reference that the struggle between Batman and … Continue reading

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Jupiter’s Circle #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – Read Jupiter’s Legacy Before You Dive Into the Circle. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Amy Okamoto. Jupiter’s Circle is the prequel series to Millar’s previous superhero series Jupiter’s Legacy. This book takes us back to 1959 when the elder … Continue reading

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Fantastic Four #645 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Bidding Farewell to the World’s Greatest Comic Magazine by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo My first experience with the Fantastic Four was my first experience with comics. As an adolescent perusing the book section at the local Costco, … Continue reading

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Convergence: Swamp Thing #1 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – Len Wein Returns to his Original Creation with Kelley Jones! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. With Convergence moving on into its fourth week, the main Convergence event for me continues to disappoint while the tie-ins and … Continue reading

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