Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Power of the Dark Crystal #1 (BOOM!/Archaia)

Rating: 5/5 – The Long Awaited Dark Crystal Sequel is Finally Here. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell What a glorious moment being brought down memory lane. The Dark Crystal was an amazing movie of fantasy and adventure from 1982 directed … Continue reading

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Elektra #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Elektra in the Bright Lights of Las Vegas. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ll start out by saying that Elektra isn’t on my list of favorite characters. While Daredevil is one of my favorites and while … Continue reading

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Monsters Unleashed #3 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Monsters Without Any Personality. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. When Bob reviewed the first issue of Monsters Unleashed, he described it as a “standard superhero slugfest” and now that we’re three issues in, nothing has really … Continue reading

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The Wild Storm #1 (DC)

   Rating: 5/5 -Another Relaunch of Wildstorm that’s Off to a Great Start! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Wildstorm was one of the original studios of Image Comics when it debuted back in 1992. Under the oversight of Jim … Continue reading

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Kingpin #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Showing a Softer Side of the Kingpin. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Kingpin has had his fair share of ups and downs, but throughout it all he has remained one of Marvel’s most compelling and iconic … Continue reading

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Justice League of America: Rebirth #1 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Batman and the B-List Heroes of DC. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Justice League of America: Rebirth number one is the typical Rebirth book, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it truly is a book … Continue reading

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The Dregs #1 (Black Mask)

Rating: 4/5 – When Gentrification, Mystery, and Horror Collide. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The Dregs is not for the squeamish.  The opening sequence has a man being butchered and made into sausage which is ultimately served at a restaurant … Continue reading

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Red Sonja (2017) #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 4/5 – Sonja Is Displaced in time. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell I was on board with the last volume when writer Marguerite Bennett and Artist Aneke brought an older and wiser red Sonja to the table. With a … Continue reading

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Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern #1 (BOOM!/DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Franchise Mash-Up with a Cool Hook. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Franchise crossover have been a staple of comics for years.  There seems to be a tendency to cross over Green Lantern, Planet of the Apes, Predator, … Continue reading

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Blood Blister #1 (AfterShock)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Blood Blister Boils! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell This week AfterShock released another new title in its arsenal of heavy hitters, and it’s no surprise that the comic comes with a shock value. The cover alone has … Continue reading

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