Tag Archives: Crime

Beautiful Canvas #1 (Black Mask)

Rating: 5/5 – Hitwoman With a Crisis of Conscience Hits the Road. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. ** Spoiler-Free Advance Review ** If you like comics that make you think…and after you think you may still be scratching your head … Continue reading

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The Dregs #1 (Black Mask)

Rating: 4/5 – When Gentrification, Mystery, and Horror Collide. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The Dregs is not for the squeamish.  The opening sequence has a man being butchered and made into sausage which is ultimately served at a restaurant … Continue reading

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Peepland #1 (Titan)

Rating: 4/5 – The Seedy Side of NYC… Times Square in 1986 by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Last time around we looked at the first Hard Case Crime offering, Triggerman, with classic depression era gangster crime and the atypical setting … Continue reading

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Triggerman #1 (Titan)

Rating: 4/5 – Booze, Bullets, and Broads; Everything I Want in a Crime Comic! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I read a LOT of comics.  Keeping the stories from 100+ comics a month straight in my head requires, for me, … Continue reading

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Indoctrination #1 (Z2 Comics)

Rating: 4/5 – Crime Drama with Political Undertones. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. A string of murders has ties to a terrorist and the FBI agents investigating it turn to a man who has deep ties into the terrorist organization … Continue reading

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Control #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Exciting Police Procedural With a Great Lead Character by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’m a big fan of comic book characters.  And not just the ones wearing costumes.  I like CHARACTERS.  Ones that feel real to me … Continue reading

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Paknadel & Trakhanov’s Turncoat #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – Multi-Layered Sci-Fi Noir Set After the Aliens Went Home. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Paknadel & Trakhanov’s Turncoat is a sci-fi crime noir mystery set on Earth years after  alien overlords known as the Management have left … Continue reading

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