Category Archives: IDW

Victorie City #2 (IDW)

Rating: 3/5 – A Normally Natural Supernatural Crime Story…So Far. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Victorie City is billed as a hunt for the killer behind a series of supernatural murders.  After 2 issues (released 1 week apart on January … Continue reading

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Gutter Magic #1 (IDW)

Rating: 4.5/5 – In This Fantasy World, Everyone Craves a Piece of Magic. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Writer Rich Douek has imagined a world where wizards helped fight World War II.  Their involvement in the war resulted in a … Continue reading

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Judge Dredd #1 (IDW)

Rating: 3/5 – Judge Dredd Enforcing Law in an All-New World. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. This first issue of Judge Dredd is supposed to surprise you and make you think, “what the drokk was that?” according to editor … Continue reading

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Tet #2 (IDW)

Rating: 4.5/5 – War, Murder & Unrequited Love Across Time… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall This series caught me by surprise.  In a good way.  Many of us make assumptions about comics based on any number of factors.  Just seeing … Continue reading

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution #1 (IDW)

Rating: 4/5 – Sherlock Holmes Vs. Cocaine! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. A nicely executed comics adaptation of the Nicholas Meyer novel of the same name, which spent 47 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List in 1974-1975, and … Continue reading

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Boy 1 #1 (IDW)

Rating: 3/5 – Near Future Adventures in Genetics. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. There seem to be a lot of sci-fi comics popping up lately in a wide variety of sci-fi sub-genres.  This one is set at an indeterminate time … Continue reading

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String Divers #1 (IDW)

Rating: 4/5 – Action Scientists Explore the Sub-Atomic Frontier! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. String Divers mixes science, action and intrigue with a video-game feel in the sub-atomic world of string theory.  But let’s take a step back.  The String … Continue reading

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Zombies vs. Robots #7 (IDW)

Rating: 4/5 – The Cover Hooked Me and the Story Paid Off. by ComicSpectrum Eic Bob Bretall The cover of this issue lept out at me on the rack, as it probably would for anyone who used Pee-Chee folders for … Continue reading

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Godzilla in Hell #1 (IDW)

Rating: 5/5 – Stokoe Drawing Godzilla in Hell!  Need I Say More? by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Godzilla in Hell is as straight forward a title as you can get, and what you get inside is just that. James … Continue reading

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Onyx #1 (IDW)

Rating: 3/5 – Onyx the Spaceknight. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Onyx is the first issue in a brand new series from IDW by Chris Ryall and Gabriel Rodriguez. After reading Locke and Key, if Gabriel Rodriguez’s name is … Continue reading

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