Monthly Archives: February 2016

Spider-Man 2099 #7 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Spidey Takes on a Self-Styled Inhuman ‘God’. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Brett Downard Just as Peter David did with his long X-Factor run he continues to make Spider-Man 2099 a joy for me to read. It’s about a … Continue reading

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Superman: Rise of the Supermen #1 (DC)

Rating: 2.5/5 – Clunky Story That Would Have Benefited From a Strong Editor. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Neal Adams is by far one of my favorite creators to ever have worked (and still working) in the industry. I … Continue reading

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Second Sight #1 (AfterShock)

Rating: 4/5 – Seeing Through the Eyes of a Killer is Rough. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Another quality book from AfterShock, they continue to impress me with the books they’re putting out.  For a fledgling Publisher, they’re certainly one … Continue reading

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Avenger Standoff: Welcome to Pleasant Hill #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – An Enjoyable First Step Into Another Marvel Event. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Since Secret Wars has ended, I feel as though I’m a bit behind on many of Marvel’s mainstream titles. I was trying to … Continue reading

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Power Man and Iron Fist #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Reunited and It Feels So Good! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Many times, a comic set within the Marvel Universe that doesn’t tie into the main Marvel Universe happenings can stand alone and be great because … Continue reading

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Uncanny Inhumans #5 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – More Human than Inhuman. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell First let me say that I don’t think readers should jump into Uncanny Inhuman issue 5 without going back to issue one; even then you may want to … Continue reading

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Spider-Man/Deadpool #2 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Kelly and McGuinness Back on the Character they Perfected! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Spider-Man/Deadpool is a comic that puts fun and comedy before the seriousness of the super heroics. I absolutely loved the first issue … Continue reading

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The Dark and Bloody #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – The Dark and Bloody Things Are Subtle in This Debut. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ve written a lot about Vertigo’s relaunch and all the new titles coming out of it. Almost every book has been … Continue reading

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Badger (Devil’s Due/1First Comics)

Rating: 3/5 – Reading Badger Again for the First Time. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Back in the mid 1980s I remember seeing Badger comics on the shelf. I was always a fan of his overall look, including his … Continue reading

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King’s Road #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Rollicking Fantasy Adventure… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Taste in entertainment is a funny thing, what one person loves another might loathe.  I read a whole bunch of comics, I like some, dislike others, and others … Continue reading

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