Category Archives: Boom!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 3.5/5 – It’s Morphin’ Time Once Again! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Dallas Fitzgerald The Power Rangers franchise (and its Japanese forebear, Super Sentai) is very near to my heart. It was with great excitement that I awaited BOOM! Studios’ Power … Continue reading

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The Last Contract #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – He’s Old, Not Out! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The Last Contract is the latest entry in the “retired hit man tries to retire but someone comes after him and ultimately regrets it” genre.  I could also … Continue reading

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Cursed Pirate Girl Annual #1 (Archaia/BOOM!)

Rating: 5/5 – Looking for Something Different? Here It Is! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I’m frequently drawn to the “there is no other book on the racks like this one” type of books, and that describes Cursed Pirate Girl … Continue reading

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Toil and Trouble #2 (Archaia/BOOM!)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Behind the Scenes with the 3 Witches from Macbeth. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The three wyrd sisters from Macbeth, commonly referred to as the Three Witches, have a long history in fiction.  They’re a popular set … Continue reading

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Tyson Hesse’s Diesel #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 5/5 – Fun and Funny Adventure For All Ages! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall This latest all ages book from BOOM! Box was thoroughly delightful!  The story follows Dee “I’ll be 18 tomorrow” Diesel as she tries to find … Continue reading

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Strange Fruit #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 5/5 – Race Relations in 1927 Mississippi With a Twist by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. July 8, 2015 might as well be called the “Week of Waid”.  Waid’s relaunch of Archie (with the fabulous Fiona Staples) was a solid … Continue reading

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The Spire #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – A Murder in a Mountain High City. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Spire is a dense first issue. It’s packed with characters that are both human and non-human all living in a enormous and layered … Continue reading

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Broken World #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 3/5 – Setup Issue With a Great Hook At The End. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Remember disaster movies about a huge asteroid on a collision course with Earth like Armageddon and Deep Impact?  Broken World takes that basic … Continue reading

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Lantern City #1 (BOOM!/Archaia)

Rating: 4/5 – Carlos Magno’s Art Defines a Wonderful World. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Lantern City got my attention when it was first solicited because of the interior artwork of Carlos Magno. I had remembered his great work … Continue reading

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Arcadia #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4.5/5 – The Cure for the Common Comic is a Virtual World. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Arcadia is a spectacular sci-fi thriller by 2 new creators; writer Alex Paknadel and artist Eric Scott Pfeiffer.  I read a lot … Continue reading

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