Monthly Archives: October 2016

Solo #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Solo Just Doesn’t Feel Original. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. It’s been a while since I’ve read a comic that stars Marvel’s Solo, or at least I just can’t remember the last time I read one. … Continue reading

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Peepland #1 (Titan)

Rating: 4/5 – The Seedy Side of NYC… Times Square in 1986 by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Last time around we looked at the first Hard Case Crime offering, Triggerman, with classic depression era gangster crime and the atypical setting … Continue reading

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Triggerman #1 (Titan)

Rating: 4/5 – Booze, Bullets, and Broads; Everything I Want in a Crime Comic! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I read a LOT of comics.  Keeping the stories from 100+ comics a month straight in my head requires, for me, … Continue reading

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Betty Boop #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Fun Comic with A Musical Flair… Boop-Oop-a-Doop! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. A lot of comics on the stands are really heavy affairs.  Lots of tension and conflict, violence, angst; heavy stuff with bits of humor sprinkled … Continue reading

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He-Man/Thundercats #1 (DC)

Rating: 5/5 – Nirvana for Fans of These Two 80s Franchises! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. DC has held the license for He-Man for quite some time now and even had the character first appearing in an issue of … Continue reading

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Champions #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – It’s about time… #Champions by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell With the release of the first issue of Champions a new revolution has begun. Teenage heroes in the Marvel Universe are fed up with taking orders from veteran … Continue reading

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Midnighter and Apollo #1 (DC)

Rating: 3/5 – Failed to Make me Connect with the Characters. By ComicSpectrum senior Reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ll start off by saying that I’ve never been all that big a fan of Midnighter and Apollo. Although I really enjoyed The … Continue reading

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Cage! (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – I’m Definitely Digging This Take on Cage! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. With the newest Marvel Netflix series Luke Cage now able to be binge watched, it makes sense for Marvel to capitalize on his popularity … Continue reading

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Death of X #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – The Beginning of the End is Here… a Bit Late. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell Cyclops is back, just like everyone else Dr. Doom ‘killed’ in Secret Wars. This issue starts out with Cyclops, Emma Frost, The … Continue reading

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Archie Meets Ramones #1 (Archie)

Rating: 5/5 – This Book Has Me All Revved Up and Ready to Go! by ComicSpectrum Guest reviewer Adam Alamo. With all the wild things coming out of Archie Comics in the past few years, including a crossover with the … Continue reading

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