Category Archives: Action Lab

Artful #1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 2/5 – Skip the Comic, Read the Novel by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Artful is a story set in the world of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, focusing on the characters of the Artful Dodger and Fagin…but with vampires added … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: All-Ages Adventure, Humor, Science…Something for Everyone

Out of the 16 FCBD Silver books this year that I consider “all ages”, 8 seemed to be more suited for readers in the 10 and up range.  The specific age ranges will vary by child and parent.  Parents, you … Continue reading

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Tomboy #1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 3/5 – This Could Develop Into a Very Cool Comic. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The cover to Tomboy #1 has the warning: “This book contains Violence, Blood, Murder, Madness, and Magical Girls.” all elements I enjoy seeing as … Continue reading

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Nutmeg #1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Teenage Angst and Weaponized Spice! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Nutmeg is a great entry in the “all ages” category that is really all ages; entertaining for whomever reads it without talking down to younger readers.  The … Continue reading

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Puppet Master #1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 4/5 – The Puppets are Back and Better than Ever! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Back in 1989 a production company called Full Moon Entertainment came along and produced a wide range of B-level horror movies. Amongst them … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: Alternate Super-Heroes: Epic / Intrinsic / Skyward+Midnight Tiger / Scam: Crosswords

Marvel & DC don’t have a monopoly on costumed characters, other publishers also have offerings in the costumed characters genre.  These are a sampling of the alternates for people who love their heroes but would like to see the standard … Continue reading

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Molly Danger v1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 5/5 – Jamal Igle and Action Lab team up to bring you the best book of the year Reese’s Cups. Two great tastes that go great together. Chocolate and peanut butter blending so perfectly into a candied confection so … Continue reading

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Ghost Town #1 (Action Lab Comics/Danger Zone)

Rating:  4/5 – An interesting take on time travel Ghost Town #1 is a new release from the Danger Zone imprint of Action Lab Comics.  The Danger Zone imprint publishes comics for mature readers that contain scenes of violence or … Continue reading

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Skyward #1 (Action Lab)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Solid but standard fantasy opening Skyward, by writer/artist Jeremy Dale,  tells the tale of a young boy (Quinn) and his family living out their lives in peace. One day, one of his dad’s old companions returns to … Continue reading

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Princeless v2 #3 (of 4) (Action Lab)

4/5 – Great all ages fun For those looking for great all ages comics, look no further than the second volume of Princeless, a fantasy thriller about Princess Adrienne as she sets about rescuing her sisters.  Actually you can also … Continue reading

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