Category Archives: Dark Horse

Aliens: Defiance #8 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 3.5/5 – A Weaker Chapter in a Great Series. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Aliens: Defiance is a series that keeps getting better as the series goes on. While Dark Horse continues to publish the larger and intertwined … Continue reading

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Resident Alien: The Man With No Name #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – Setting Up a New Mystery for the Undercover Alien. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This series is a great mixture of sci-fi and mystery set in the small town of Patience, WA, where an unusual amount of … Continue reading

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Mae #3 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Gene Ha’s Portal Fantasy is a Rollicking Good Time! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I read a lot of comics.  A LOT.  120 or more different comics every month.  How do I keep them all straight in … Continue reading

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Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Three Iconic Franchises Battling it Out All at Once! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Dark Horse and IDW have created a comic that would be tough for me not to read. Predator, Judge Dredd and Aliens … Continue reading

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Black Hammer #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – A Must Read First Issue with Limitless Potential! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Black Hammer impressed me from the first page until the very end in an almost perfect combination of writing, art, and colors. Writer … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Girls at Parties

Rating: 5/5 – Making Gaiman’s Prose Come to Life! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Neil Gaiman fans have likely read this story in its prose form, it was originally published in the Fragile Things anthology in 2006.  It was nominated … Continue reading

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Harrow County #13 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – Masterfully Told Stories; Beautiful, Disturbing, Wonderful. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’m a late comer to this title, I’ve been hearing good things about it for a year, but had never picked up an issue.  On my … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: Gold Books

There are 12 “Gold” comics for Free Comic Book Day each year, and every shop that is participating in the FCBD event  is supposed to carry all the Gold Books, so you should be able to find these at any … 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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Dept. H #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Locked Room Murder Mystery in the Depths of the Ocean. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Matt Kindt is a prolific creator who is both a writer and an artist.  He has done both series he both … Continue reading

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