Monthly Archives: June 2015

Long Distance #1 (IDW)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Charming Chronicle of a Long Distance Romance. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Thomas Zahler is back in the romance comics game this month (after his wonderful super-hero romantic comedy Love & Capes) and this extra long debut … Continue reading

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Batman #41 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – An All New Batman That’s Like the Old Batman Except in Looks. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Who the new Batman is after taking over for Bruce Wayne was probably the worst kept secret in comics. … Continue reading

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Sons of the Devil #1 (Image)

Rating: 3/5 – Thriller That’s All Breadcrumbs So Far. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Writer Brian Buccellato is laying down a trail of breadcumbs that will no doubt lead somewhere over time, but after reading this debut issue I had … Continue reading

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Starfire #1 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – The Fun Harley Quinn Formula is Brought to Starfire. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti have quite the hit on their hands with Harley Quinn. That book has been a consistent top … Continue reading

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Weirdworld #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – A Breathtaking Fantasy World Full of the Weird! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I love this book! Weirdworld has the fantastic creative team of Jason Aaron and Mike Del Mundo flexing their imaginative talent in a … Continue reading

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The Omega Men #1 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Fresh Talent on an Underused DC Team. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Omega Men is a brand new series coming from DC Comics. After the Convergence event that allowed DC to move their offices from … Continue reading

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Broken World #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 3/5 – Setup Issue With a Great Hook At The End. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Remember disaster movies about a huge asteroid on a collision course with Earth like Armageddon and Deep Impact?  Broken World takes that basic … Continue reading

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Years of Future Past #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – It’s Good, Just Not as Good as the Original. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Years of Future Past is another title spinning out of the events of Secret Wars. It’s clearly a nod to the original … Continue reading

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Bat-Mite #1 (DC)

Rating: 3/5 – Can an All-Ages Book Work Within the DCU? by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Bat-Mite is a book that seems a bit risky for DC to be publishing under the main DC imprint. It’s not necessarily just … Continue reading

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Where Monsters Dwell #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Action, Adventure and Airplanes! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Secret Wars has destroyed the Marvel and Ultimate Marvel Universe and in it’s wake has left Battleworld, a mixture of different worlds and timelines. Without the limitations … Continue reading

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