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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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Cluster #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – Verhoeven’s Starship Troopers merged with Christopher Lambert in Fortress – minus the cheese and open satire. by ComicSpectrum reviewer R.C. Killian It seems like every time I set foot in a comic shop these days, new creator-owned … Continue reading

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Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #2 (IDW/BOOM!)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Boldly Going Where No Man or Ape Has Gone Before. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. There aren’t two things in this world that tweak my geekdom more than Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. When I … Continue reading

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Thomas Alsop #8 (BOOM!)

Rating: 5/5 – A Fabulous Supernatural NYC That Felt Authentic From Start to Finish. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Writer Chris Miskiewicz knows NYC and it comes across in the story of Thomas Alsop, the “Hand of the Island”.  The … Continue reading

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Burning Fields (BOOM!)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Otherworldly Evil in a Realistic and Genuine Setting. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Burning Fields does a fantastic job of telling a compelling story that is grounded in realism, but provides an ending that hints of … Continue reading

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Deep State #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Revealing the ‘Truth’ Behind Popular Conspiracy Theories. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. 1. Conspiracy theory [noun]: a belief that some covert but influential organization is responsible for a circumstance or event. It’s been my experience that people … Continue reading

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Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #1 (Archaia/BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – Fantasy Worthy of Jim Henson’s Name. by ComicSpectrum Reviewer David Akers. I’m a fan of Jim Henson and his work. No, that’s an understatement. I’m an uber-fan. I have seen everything I could find that he had … Continue reading

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Wild’s End #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 3/5 – So Far This is War of the Worlds with Animals. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. As the father of a two year old, I’m knee deep at any given bedtime in fables or other storybooks that feature … Continue reading

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