Category Archives: Boom!

Ghosted in L.A. #1 (BOOM! Box)

Rating: 5/5 – Making Friends in L.A. is Hard, but Daphne Gets Creative. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The newest comic from creator/writer Sina Grace (Iceman, Not My Bag) is a story where the main character Daphne goes away to … Continue reading

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Hi-Fi Fight Club #1 (BOOM! Studios)

Rating: 4/5 – Slice of Life Intro with a Big Payoff on Last Page by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The last page “reveal” is given away in the solicitation and every interview for this new series but that doesn’t lessen … Continue reading

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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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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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Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants #1 (BOOM!/Archaia)

Rating: 4/5 – We Learn to Look Deeper Before Coming to a Conclusion. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell Straight from the late 1980’s, is a collection of myths and legends from around the globe about giants. Jim Henson’s The Storyteller … Continue reading

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Skybourne #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 5/5 – Awesome Action as Immortals Clash Over Excalibur! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Skybourne is created, written, and drawn by Frank Cho.  A lot of people have strong opinions about Cho, mostly familiar with and judging him for … Continue reading

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The Joyners #1 (Archaia/BOOM!)

Rating: 3/5 – Stealth Reprint That Lacks a Dimension. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I was flipping though books at the comic shop the other day looking for something new to read and The Joyners stood out.  It wasn’t a … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: All-Ages Gold Comics

Free Comic Book Day is meant to promote comics and is a fun “holiday” every 1st Saturday in May for 15 years now!  The installments in the ComicSpectrum FCBD 2016 Review Extravaganza that will go up today, Thursday May 5th, … Continue reading

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Paknadel & Trakhanov’s Turncoat #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – Multi-Layered Sci-Fi Noir Set After the Aliens Went Home. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Paknadel & Trakhanov’s Turncoat is a sci-fi crime noir mystery set on Earth years after  alien overlords known as the Management have left … Continue reading

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Adventure Time: Ice King #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 3/5 – Icy Hijinks Perfect for Fans of the Cartoon. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Dallas Fitzgerald Let me get this out of the way right off the bat– Adventure Time is not really my thing any more. I was once … Continue reading

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