Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cursed Pirate Girl Annual #1 (Archaia/BOOM!)

Rating: 5/5 – Looking for Something Different? Here It Is! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I’m frequently drawn to the “there is no other book on the racks like this one” type of books, and that describes Cursed Pirate Girl … Continue reading

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Lois and Clark #1 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Hello Superman, I Missed You. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The first issue of Lois and Clark was a joy to read, but frustrating at the same time. In order to explain the frustration, we’ll have … Continue reading

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The Shield #1 (Archie / Dark Circle)

Rating: 4/5 – Re-imagining and Modernizing a Classic Superhero by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. Archie Comics’ patriotic superhero, the Shield, has been around for over 75 years, predating not only the company’s namesake character, but also the arguably better-known icon … Continue reading

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Invincible Iron Man #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Everything Old is New Again! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. OH NO!  The End of the Marvel Universe!  At least that’s what the comic book news sites were all abuzz about last May in preparation for Marvel’s … Continue reading

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Doctor Strange #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Solid Premiere Issue with a Great Summary of Doc’s Career to Date. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Writer Jason Aaron and artist Chris Bachalo working together on an all new series in the Marvel Universe is … Continue reading

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Batman and Robin Eternal #1 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Who Is Mother and What Will She Do to the Bat-Family? By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. DC has done weekly series before and for the most part they’ve been strong. “52” kicked off the weekly series … Continue reading

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Sandman: Overture #6 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 5/5 – In Which Dream Saves the Universe and Learns the True Meaning of Hope. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I reviewed the 1st issue of this series a month shy of 2 years ago, in early November 2013.  … Continue reading

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Toil and Trouble #2 (Archaia/BOOM!)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Behind the Scenes with the 3 Witches from Macbeth. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The three wyrd sisters from Macbeth, commonly referred to as the Three Witches, have a long history in fiction.  They’re a popular set … Continue reading

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Saints #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – Are Saints Being Reincarnated?  If So, Why? by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Saints #1 leaves a lot of questions unanswered.  Sometimes I’ll read a #1 comic that leaves a lot of ambiguity and say “Hmm.  OK, I … Continue reading

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Invisible Republic #6 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Story of the Rise & Assumed Fall of a Planetary Empire by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Invisible Republic keeps getting better with each issue in the series, and number six is no exception as it kicks … Continue reading

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