Category Archives: Marvel

Thrawn #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Thrawn’s Initiation into the Empire, From the 2017 Novel. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Although I read and loved the Timothy Zahn helmed Thrawn trilogy that was published in 1992, I have not read the Thrawn … Continue reading

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Incredible Hulk #712 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Thor: Ragnarok’s Hulk v. Thor Battle Makes its Way (in Spirit) to the Comics. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell Amadeus Cho had decided to make a trip to Planet Hulk, thinking it was the best option for … Continue reading

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X-Men: Grand Design #1-2 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – Ed Piskor Superbly Summarizes X-Men up to GS #1 by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I try not to toss around words like “masterpiece” lightly, but if this guided tour to the history of the X-Men by Ed … Continue reading

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Old Man Hawkeye #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Strong Prequel to Old Man Logan. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Old Man Hawkeye is a prequel to the immensely popular Old Man Logan story from close to ten years ago. In that original story, … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – The Storms of Crait #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Answering Questions About a Setting from the Last Jedi. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Last Jedi left a lot of unanswered questions at the end of the movie which look as though they will be … Continue reading

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Astonishing X-Men #6 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Dying Is Not Forever (in the MarvelU) by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell The “Life of X” storyline concludes in this issue; What a way to bring back the dead! I can’t remember the last time a writer … Continue reading

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Amazing Spider-Man: Venom Inc. Alpha (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Venom is About to Get Complicated Again. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. After years and years of the symbiote being attached to Flash Thompson and a handful of other characters, the symbiote costume recently attached itself … Continue reading

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