Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ghostbusters: Deviations (IDW)

Rating: 4/5 – A Defeated Team and a Depressed Marshmallow Man! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Dallas Fitzgerald. Set 31 days after the titular Ghostbusters failed to “cross streams” and banish Gozer, the first of IDW’s Deviations one-shots is a treat that’s … Continue reading

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The Shadow Glass #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Historical Fiction with a Mystical Slant. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The heroine of this tale, Rosalind Larkspur, does not follow the norm for women in Elizabethan England.  She doesn’t like to wear dresses, preferring men’s clothes.  … Continue reading

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Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D. #6 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – An Abrupt Ending to the Series. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ve really enjoyed this Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D. series quite a bit. It has brought back some relatively obscure Marvel horror characters and combined them … Continue reading

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International Iron Man #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – The Focus This Issue Is On Tony’s Past… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Another monthly Iron Man book.  But one that, so far, feels different enough from Invincible Iron Man that I don’t mind reading both.  This … Continue reading

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Hyperion #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Hyperion is Grounded. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I remember when writer J. Michael Straczynski wrote the Superman “Grounded” story in 2010. It was one of my least favorite stories about Superman that had the character … Continue reading

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The Ultimates #5 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – Fixing Cosmic Problems in the Marvel Universe. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell This series offers something a little different than what I see in the other Marvel books I read each month. A team of superheroes have … Continue reading

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Angela Queen of Hel #6 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Lots of Witty Banter and Broken 4th Walls… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Angela is a series that I have not been reading, but I got pulled in by the ages old ploy of the “guest appearance … Continue reading

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