Monthly Archives: August 2015

Secret Wars #5 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – A Quiet Moment and Origin Before the Final Act. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. When compared to the first four issues of Secret Wars, number five definitely feels as though it’s a calm before the storm. … Continue reading

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Young Terrorists #1 (Black Mask)

Rating: 5/5 – Violent Sexy Social Commentary in an Action/Drama Wrapper. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Matt Pizzolo takes a lot of comics real estate to establish the framework for this series in this 80 page 1st issue.  Let that … Continue reading

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The Beauty #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – A Fascinating Premise About a Disease You May Want! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Unbeknownst to me, The Beauty was a previous Top Cow “Pilot Season” book. As part of Top Cow’s last pilot season in … Continue reading

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Dark Corridor #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Character Driven Crime Noir. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. If you like hard-edged crime stories that put you behind the scenes from the criminal’s POV, then Dark Corridor is definitely worth checking out.  Rich Tommaso writes and … Continue reading

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Adam.3 #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Fabulous Art and Format, Cool But Confusing Story. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall While Adam.3 is not the first comic to use the horizontal “widescreen” format, it’s a rare enough occurrence that it helps the comic stand … Continue reading

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The Fox #5 (Dark Circle)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Look and Feel of a Great Silver Age Comic. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. After the first successful mini series, Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid returned for a second series of The Fox titled Foxhunt. With … Continue reading

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This Damned Band #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – One of the Best Mixtures of Rock n’ Roll and Comics by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. There was time, not so long ago, but probably before many of you reading this were born, when music was a … Continue reading

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