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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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King: The Phantom (Dynamite)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Follows on from the 2013 series King’s Watch. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. As far as I can tell, this series is set in the aftermath of a takeover of Earth by Flash Gordon villain Ming the … Continue reading

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Ant-Man #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5- Marvel’s Smallest Hero, but Not Too Small to Touch Your Heart. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gabe Bustamantez. This summer the Ant-Man movie is being released. The movie will not be about the original Hank Pym version of Ant-Man, instead … Continue reading

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All-New Miracleman Annual #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Solid Stories But I Was Hoping For More. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The first of the two stories in this annual was written by Grant Morrison back in 1984 for Warrior magazine in the UK, the  … Continue reading

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S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – The TV Series–With a Limitless Budget. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gabe Bustamantez. Agent Phil Coulson is the surprise break-out character from Marvel’s Cinematic Universe films. He’s a very level headed and calm under pressure guy who has been … Continue reading

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Robin Rises Alpha #1 (DC)

Rating: 2.5/5- Weak Storyline Ending, Worth Skipping. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gabe Bustamantez. When Damian Wayne died a few years ago it was a bit of a shocker. There wasn’t a huge lead up to what happened in Batman Incorporated #8 … Continue reading

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Royal Blood (Titan)

Rating: 5/5 – Brilliant Artwork in a Story that is Familiar but not Predictable. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. So you’ve watched the HBO series Game of Thrones and it’s got you hooked. You’re yearning for more sword and sorcery … Continue reading

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QUICK REVIEWS: Darwyn Cooke Week 1 (DC)

Action #37 – I Won’t Be Back. Detective Comics #37 – I’ll Try More. Grayson #5 -I Won’t Be Back. Green Lantern #37 -I’d be willing to try the collection, but not next issue. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. As … Continue reading

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Spider-Man and the X-Men #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5- The Daily Show’s Head Writer Gives Us Spider-Man and his Amazing Sweat-Hogs. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gabe Bustamantez. Spider-Man has so much on his plate already, he just returned from being stuck in his own body after Doc Ock … Continue reading

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Solitary #1 (Devil’s Due)

Rating: 4/5 – New Twist on the Super-Hero in Prison Story. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I really enjoyed this debut issue, but in the interests of remaining “spoiler free” this review is going to have to be very vague … Continue reading

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