Monthly Archives: June 2016

Harrow County #13 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – Masterfully Told Stories; Beautiful, Disturbing, Wonderful. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’m a late comer to this title, I’ve been hearing good things about it for a year, but had never picked up an issue.  On my … Continue reading

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Control #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Exciting Police Procedural With a Great Lead Character by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’m a big fan of comic book characters.  And not just the ones wearing costumes.  I like CHARACTERS.  Ones that feel real to me … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – Addressing Wonder Woman’s Lack of Clear Beginnings. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. From the opening pages to the very end of Wonder Woman: Rebirth, writer Greg Rucka is setting the stage for how he’s going to … Continue reading

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Flash: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Must Read for Enjoyment and its Ties to Rebirth. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Within the New 52, two of my biggest disappointments were the handling of Superman and the Flash. Except for Action Comics, … Continue reading

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Superman: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Welcome Back, Superman. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. If I could pick just one thing about the New 52 to change (although I would have loved to have changed a lot), it would have been the … Continue reading

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Green Arrow: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Step Back to the Way Things Should Be. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. After DC’s special Rebirth issue that retooled the DC Universe, this week began the somewhat confusing release of the “Rebirth” issues before … Continue reading

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The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Matt Wagner Continues to Serve Up Classic Shadow by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall What evil lurks in the hearts of men?  The Shadow Knows! The weed of crime bears bitter fruit!  Classic quotes from The Shadow and … Continue reading

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Archangel #1 (IDW)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Fans of Time Travel / Alternate History Tales Take Note! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I’m a long time fan of sci-fi, alternate history, time travel, and WW II stories, so when you put them all together, … Continue reading

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Justice League #50 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – An Amazing End to the Darkseid War. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Justice League number fifty ends the Darkseid War in a truly satisfying way, capping off one of my favorite Justice League stories in quite … Continue reading

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