Monthly Archives: October 2016

Vigilante: Southland #1 (DC)

Rating: 3/5 – Choosing the Less Interesting Alter Ego for Vigilante. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. DC is continuing to release certain titles without the “Rebirth” banner atop the cover. We recently reviewed the first issue of Raven which … Continue reading

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Prowler #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Another Mediocre Event Tie-In. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the kick-off of the latest Spider-Man Event “Dead No More”, both in the “Clone Conspiracy” mini-series as well as in Amazing Spider-Man #19 and … Continue reading

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Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye #1 (DC/Young Animal)

Rating: 5/5 – There’s a Lot of Cave Carson Backstory to Discover! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Cave Carson debuted in 1960 in the Brave and the Bold #31 and has been on the periphery of the DC Universe ever … Continue reading

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Infamous Iron Man #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Doom Is Now Iron Man and a Hero? By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. It’s starting to become clear that the end of Civil War II being delayed is having a negative affect on the continuity in … Continue reading

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Lord of Gore #1 (Devil’s Due/1First Comics)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A Horror Movie Invades Reality. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I haven’t read much from publisher Devil’s Due/1First Comics, but I definitely appreciate the company’s history and their origins in my hometown of Chicago. They have … Continue reading

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Mighty Thor #12 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – The Secret Origin of Mjolnir. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. So after reading the twelfth issue of Thor, I’m not sure how I feel about what I read. Was the story extremely entertaining?  Yes. Was the … Continue reading

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Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love #1 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Gothic with a Decidedly Modern Flair. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’ve loved the Deadman character for decades.  He is not used much, and sometimes he is not used well, but when there is a good story … Continue reading

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Shipwreck #1 (AfterShock)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Shipwrecked and Lost in a Fog of Confusing Circumstance by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell Based on the past few months since their debut, I’ve decided to try anything from Aftershock, I had not yet read an Aftershock … Continue reading

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Green Valley #1 (Image/Skybound)

Rating: 4/5 – Four Heroic Knights Screw Up Big Time – And Then… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Max Landis, writer of Superman: American Alien and the movie Chronicle, brings one of his unfilmed screenplays to comics with Green Valley.  … Continue reading

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The Lost Boys #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – A Worthy Sequel to a Fan favorite Movie! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The movie The Lost Boys came along for me at just the right time. I still wasn’t a teenager, but I was old … Continue reading

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