Category Archives: Aspen

FCBD 2016: Action/Sci-Fi/Fantasy

There are lots of different comics available every week in your shops, from quite a few publishers.  In this round of the ComicSpectrum FCBD 2016 Review Extravaganza we’re going to see action, sci-fi, adventure, steampunk, fantasy and various mix-ups and … Continue reading

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The Four Points #1 (Aspen)

Rating: 3/5 – Ambitious Elemental Team-Up Concept Does Not Weather Well by ComicSpectrum reviewer Amy Okamoto. Four Points is writer Scott Lobdell’s new adventure series for Aspen Comics. According to an Aspen press release, the concept behind the story is … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: Worlds of Aspen 2014 (Aspen)

CREDIT: Aspen MLT, Inc. Rating: 4.5/5 – Don’t Skip This Preview of Aspen’s Two Latest Worlds. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This year’s Worlds of Aspen FCBD comic is a flip book introducing us to the worlds of Vince Hernandez/Mirka … Continue reading

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Lola XOXO #1 (Aspen)

CREDIT: Aspen Comics Rating: 4/5 – A Post-Apocalyptic Tale with Lush Art. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I literally got chills while reading this comic.  That happens only rarely and I read a LOT of comics, so it’s a credit … Continue reading

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All-New Soulfire #1 (Aspen)

Rating: 3.5 – Michael Turner inspired art, definitely worth your $1. All New Soulfire #1 is the last of Aspen’s 10 for 10 debuts for 2013, their 10th anniversary of publishing.  I’ve praised Aspen for this program before, I’m a … Continue reading

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Trish Out of Water #1 (Aspen)

Rating: 4/5 – Strong debut; what happens when Trish goes IN the water? Another of Aspen’s “10 for 10” comics, the full length 1st issue is only $1, so people should be checking these out just in the spirit of … Continue reading

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Overtaken #1 (Aspen)

Rating: 2/5 – A real missed opportunity to get readers hooked. At least it only cost $1.  This could be a textbook example of how NOT to write a #1 issue.   In issue #1 a writer should be building the … Continue reading

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