Monthly Archives: May 2017

I Am Groot #1 (Marvel)

  Rating: 3.5/5 – Playing Off the Popularity of Baby Groot from the Movie. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Baby Groot is a popular feature of the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie, also being featured in numerous trailers … Continue reading

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Jean Grey #2 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – The Phoenix Force is Coming. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell I’ve been checking out all the new X-Men titles since IvX and there has been a mix of the good, the bad, and the ugly.  One of … Continue reading

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Luke Cage #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – A Mystery Involving the Doctor Who Created Cage! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Luke Cage is definitely more popular now than he’s ever been at before. He just wrapped up a mini-series from the creator of … Continue reading

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Deadpool: Bad Blood (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Liefeld is Back, and Deadpool Has Got Him! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Marvel is continuing their line of original graphic novels, this time with Deadpool and one of his original creators, Rob Liefeld, handling the … Continue reading

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Regression #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Another Great Horror Comic from Image! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I love horror comics. I’m a huge fan of the Warren magazines from the 1960s and 1970s and adore the DC and Marvel horror books … Continue reading

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Secret Warriors #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A New Series Closely Tied to Inhumans and Secret Empire. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’m a big fan of Jonathan Hickman’s run on Secret Warriors. That book had a sprawling story that put Hickman on … Continue reading

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SpongeBob Freestyle Funnies 2017 (United Plankton)

Rating: 5/5 – Hilarious Dig at Diamond Followed by a Fun Story by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall This year’s SpongeBob offering for Free Comic Book Day 2017 is the full length story “The Great Funnybook Giveaway”.  The 1st page made … Continue reading

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SwordQuest #0 (Dynamite)

Rating: 5/5 – There’s So Much More than Just Video Games! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. SwordQuest is one of those comics that come out of nowhere and surprised me in both delivering a story that I just didn’t … Continue reading

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FCBD 2017 Secret Empire #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Not New Reader Friendly (But a Great Spider-Man Story in Back) by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The Secret Empire part of this FCBD issue was not good.  NOT for the reason a lot of knee-jerk idiots on … Continue reading

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Pestilence #1 (AfterShock)

Rating: 4/5 – What if the Black Plague was Really Zombies?! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. There’s not a whole lot of depth to the debut of Aftershock’s newest series Pestilence in the first issue. Instead, writer Frank Tieri and … Continue reading

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