Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Accused #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Hawkeye’s Trial and Daredevil’s Case Against Him. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I have yet to read the fourth issue of Civil War II, but that’s ok when reading The Accused as the story spins out … Continue reading

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All Star Batman #1 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Batman’s CannonBall Run! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. After an extremely brief break, Scott Snyder is back to writing Batman. The writer of DC’s most popular book of the past five years returns to Batman, but … Continue reading

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Animosity #1 (AfterShock)

Rating: 3.5/5 – An Intriguing Concept, Where Will Bennett Go With It? by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I liked the idea of this debut issue, but if there was ever a comic that cried out for having an “extra length … Continue reading

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Mae #3 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Gene Ha’s Portal Fantasy is a Rollicking Good Time! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I read a lot of comics.  A LOT.  120 or more different comics every month.  How do I keep them all straight in … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Multiple Inkers Made for Art that Failed to Impress. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Although actress Margot Robbie is getting plenty of positive attention for her portrayal of Harley Quinn on screen, the Suicide Squad movie … Continue reading

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Kill or Be Killed #1 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – A Great Crime Drama Horror Coming of Age Story! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ll follow creators Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips to whatever project they decide to do. I absolutely loved The Fade Out as … Continue reading

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Uncanny Inhumans #12 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Must Read, the Inhumans Side of  Civil War II. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell Like many other Marvel comics recently, the cover of Uncanny Inhumans #12 has a  Civil War II banner at the top.  This … Continue reading

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Captain Kid #1 (Aftershock)

Rating: 3/5 – A Reverse-Shazam: Adult Becomes a Kid Hero. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Bob and I have read and reviewed quite a bit of Aftershock’s releases and we’ve enjoyed almost all of them. Aftershock launched just last … Continue reading

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Jeff Steinberg Champion of Earth #1 (Oni)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Fialkov + Fleecs = Funny! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I found Jeff Steinberg to be laugh out loud funny.  I’ve been a fan of Joshua Fialkov for years.  Elk’s Run, Tumor, Echoes, The Bunker.  Not exactly … Continue reading

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