Monthly Archives: July 2016

Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Three Iconic Franchises Battling it Out All at Once! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Dark Horse and IDW have created a comic that would be tough for me not to read. Predator, Judge Dredd and Aliens … Continue reading

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Justice League #1 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Tony Daniel’s Art has Never Looked Better! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I was really enjoying Bryan Hitch’s run on JLA before it was unfortunately cancelled (possibly resolicited) due to the then upcoming Rebirth of the … Continue reading

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Black Hammer #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – A Must Read First Issue with Limitless Potential! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Black Hammer impressed me from the first page until the very end in an almost perfect combination of writing, art, and colors. Writer … Continue reading

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The Hellblazer: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Moving Farther Away, but Still Part of the DCU. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. After DC’s Brightest Day event, John Constantine was thrown back into the main DC Universe after being part of Vertigo for so … Continue reading

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Horizon #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – An Alien Invasion Story Where Earth is the Invader by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The premise of the book “Earth invades another planet” is a cool one.  That premise could go in a lot of directions.  Most … Continue reading

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Throwaways #1 (Image)

Rating: 3/5 – Assassins, Conspiracies, and Super-Powers by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Throwaways is espionage slang for a disposable asset, an assassin meant to die along their intended target.  At it’s heart, Throwaways is meant to be an action thriller … Continue reading

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Voltron Legendary Defender #1 (Lion Forge Comics)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Head Writer of the Show Writing the Comic! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’m about three episodes into Dreamworks’ new Voltron Legendary Defender series that is available on Netflix right now. The show brings me right back … Continue reading

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New Super-Man #1 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – Great New Character and Supporting Cast Can Stand on it’s Own! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I was completely expecting New Super-Man to be a disappointment. When compared to Marvel, DC hasn’t had the best of … Continue reading

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Civil War II: Gods of War #2 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Gods of War or Gods of Drama? by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell So I’ve grabbed a couple of the side comics for Marvel’s Civil War II event. I got issue 1 of the Gods of War title … Continue reading

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Civil War II: Kingpin #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – The Kingpin Takes Advantage of the Civil War. By Comic Spectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I definitely feel as though Kingpin could hold a series on his own. It could be argued that the recent Netflix Daredevil … Continue reading

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