Category Archives: Vertigo

Effigy #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – A Plucky Ex-Child Star Turns to Law Enforcement. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Effigy starts out with a scene from the Disney-Channel-esque young adult series Star Cops and if you pick this Vertigo series up to check … Continue reading

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Fables: The Wolf Among Us #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – A Fables Prequel That Is a Great Jumping-On Point. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. With Bill Willingham’s Fables ending soon, I’m definitely feeling a sense of loss at the upcoming finale to one of my all-time favorite … Continue reading

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The Names #4 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Heaven Help the 1%.  Katya Walker is Coming For You. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The Names #4 opens the second story arc of this 9 issue limited series set against the world of the ultra rich … Continue reading

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Wolf Moon #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – Adding a New Layer into the Legend of the Werewolf. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. There’s been a long and interesting history of werewolves in comics. Whether it be the Marvel’s Werewolf by Night or Man-Wolf, … Continue reading

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The Kitchen #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – The Flip Side of Mob Crime Fiction. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I’ve read a lot of comics and seen a lot of movies in the sub-genre of fiction focusing on organized crime.  It’s a pretty male-dominated … Continue reading

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American Vampire: Second Cycle #5 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 3/5 – A Flashback Issue That Lacked a Crisp Payoff. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. One of the great things about American Vampire is that every so often the main narrative takes a break and the series focuses on … Continue reading

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Coffin Hill #9 (DC/Vertigo)

CREDIT: DC/Vertigo Rating: 5/5 – Each Issue Is Better Than The Last. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Hank Johnson. Rock-n-roll is littered with great creators who emerge from the so called ‘indie circuit’ to superstardom. For example, R.E.M. was a favorite on … Continue reading

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Fairest #27 (DC/Vertigo)

CREDIT: DC/Vertigo Rating: 4/5 – Buckingham Proves He’s Been Paying Attention All These Years. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. I’ve said it before and I’ll continue to sing its praises until the series finale and beyond: I think Fables is … Continue reading

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Fables #140 (DC/Vertigo)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 3/5 – An OK entry in an otherwise stellar series. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. With no exaggeration, I can say that Fables is one of my favorite comic book series of all time. That no … Continue reading

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Royals: Masters of War (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Super Powers added to the WW II mix. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Andrew Sanford. The DC brand once known for breaking exciting new properties has lost some titles recently so I was glad to see this new title … Continue reading

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