Monthly Archives: November 2015

Andrew Brendan: King of the Internet! #1

Rating: 5/5 – You Know This Person…and That’s Just Sad! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Every nerd group has an Andrew Brendan in it. That know-it-all who not only delights in being more knowledgeable about a subject than anyone else, … Continue reading

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Citizen Jack #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – A Politician Who Will Do ANYTHING to Get Elected! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall No, I’m not talking about the current round of US elections (or really ANY round of elections).  This is the story of Jack … Continue reading

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Hercules #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Great Update for Marvel’s Resident Greek Demi-God by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Hercules has a long history at Marvel, beginning in 1985 in in his most recent ‘starring role’ taking over the numbering from the Incredible … Continue reading

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Codename Baboushka #1 (Image)

Rating: 2/5 – Familiar Ground is Often Best Left Unplowed. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. For me, it seemed like Codename: Baboushka rode in on the coattails of Red One – Russian-based female protagonists must be a thing these days – … Continue reading

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Oxymoron: The Loveliest Nightmare #3 (ComixTribe)

Rating: 4.5/5 – One of the Most Chilling Comics I’ve Ever Read. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall This is a series that was definitely flying under my radar until I picked up on review copies of the series to date … Continue reading

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Paper Girls #1 (Image)

Review: 5/5 – What the Heck is a Newspaper? Who Cares? Read This Series! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. This falls into the “better late than never” category, since #2 came out last week, but I get my comics once … Continue reading

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I Hate Fairyland #1 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Skottie Young…UNLEASHED! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Chances are you own a comic with Skottie Young’s artwork on the cover or within the pages of the book. His child-sized takes on beloved superhero franchises know no peer, … Continue reading

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The Vision #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – The Vision Builds a Family…Literally. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The Vision was my favorite Avenger when I was growing up, but somewhere along the line as they changed the character time and again, I drifted away … Continue reading

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James Bond #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 3/5 – Bond is Back… and Eating in a Cafeteria?? by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’ve been a Bond fan as long as I can remember.  I started, as many do, on the movies.  Like some I moved from … Continue reading

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Johnny Red #1 (Titan)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Perfect Mix of Back-Story and WWII Action. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I wasn’t reading British comics in the 1970s, but what I have seen of them long after the fact when reprinted for a US audience, … Continue reading

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