Monthly Archives: August 2016

Ulysses #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Karnak Shines in this Comic about Ulysses. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell While in my local comic shop to pick up my weekly take of comics, I saw another new release for Marvel’s Civil War II event; … Continue reading

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Titans #2 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Abnett is Making the Magic Happen for the Titans. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. First off, let me start out by saying that I love the villain Abra Kadabra. Originally appearing in Flash number 128, Abra … Continue reading

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Generation Zero #1 (Valiant)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A New Generation of Heroes for Valiant. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I started reading the Valiant books when the company relaunched in 2012. At first I was definitely into all their books, but slowly I … Continue reading

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The Black Monday Murders #1 (Image)

  Rating: 4.5/5 – Supernatural Power Behind the Culture of Greed. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. All Hail God Mammon.  We hear it multiple times in this debut issue.  Mammon being the debasing influence the unrelenting pursuit of material gain … Continue reading

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Civil War II: X-Men #3 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Genocide of Marvel’s Perennial Pariahs…Mutants. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell When I first grabbed this series I thought to myself, “Oh look, one more X-title, but it’s part of the Civil War.” I jumped onboard the series … Continue reading

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Scarlet Witch #9 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – A Defining Moment Between Siblings Wanda & Pietro. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I reviewed issue #1 of Scarlet Witch last December and it got a 5/5 then too, with a great story by James Robinson & … Continue reading

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The Fallen #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – A Funeral for Yet Another “Dead” Marvel Hero. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. It was recently announced that, like the first Civil War event, the concluding chapters of Civil War II have also been delayed. Also, … Continue reading

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Supergirl: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Parallels With the TV Show, But Differences Too By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ve recently caught up on most of the Supergirl television show and for the most part I’ve enjoyed it. At times the writing … Continue reading

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Deathstroke: Rebirth #1 (DC Comics)

Rating: 4/5 – The Perfect Mix of Backstory and Forward Story Momentum. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this comic and I really shouldn’t have been.  Christopher Priest has been writing comics since … Continue reading

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Mycroft Holmes #1 (Titan)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Fun Adventure with Sherlock’s Roguish Brother. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Playing Basketball & writing comics…  Two things Kareen Abdul-Jabbar is pretty darn good at.  Everyone knows about the basketball thing.  Doing comics is new and … Continue reading

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