Tag Archives: Dark Horse

The Shadow Glass #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Historical Fiction with a Mystical Slant. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. The heroine of this tale, Rosalind Larkspur, does not follow the norm for women in Elizabethan England.  She doesn’t like to wear dresses, preferring men’s clothes.  … Continue reading

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Predator: Life and Death #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Predators, Aliens, and Engineers, Oh My! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I quite enjoyed the Fire and Stone series of books that crossed over Twentieth Century Fox’s horror/sci-fi franchises in 2014 including Aliens, Predator and Prometheus. … Continue reading

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King’s Road #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Rollicking Fantasy Adventure… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Taste in entertainment is a funny thing, what one person loves another might loathe.  I read a whole bunch of comics, I like some, dislike others, and others … Continue reading

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The Massive: Ninth Wave #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Protecting the Environment Before The Crash. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Brian Wood revisits the cast from The Massive in the time period before the global catastrophe when they were an “environmental rescue unit” calling themselves a … Continue reading

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Mystery Girl #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – A New ‘Girl Who Knows Things’ by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Shades of Layla Miller!  Paul Tobin gives us a new girl who “knows things” in Trine Hampstead, London’s premiere ‘sidewalk detective’ who never has to go … Continue reading

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The Rook #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 3/5 – Reviving Warren’s 1970s Time Traveling Hero. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’m a big fan of Warren’s Creepy and Eerie magazines and have amassed almost the entire run of each as I attempt to read all … Continue reading

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The Steam Man #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – The Steam Man Against Martians, Monsters and Vampires! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. It’s the year 1899 and as the narration opens, it was four years previous that the Steam Man was built. A stories tall … Continue reading

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Power Cubed #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Fun Coming of Age Story With Great Art. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Aaron Lopresti is handling writing and art on this series, and doing a great job of it.  It’s a story of an 18-year old, … Continue reading

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Aliens/Vampirella #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 3/5 – Great Idea, Unoriginal Storytelling. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’m a huge fan of Aliens. I’m a huge fan of Vampirella. I’m also a big fan of Corrina Bechko. Throw in a great cover to the … Continue reading

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Adam.3 #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Fabulous Art and Format, Cool But Confusing Story. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall While Adam.3 is not the first comic to use the horizontal “widescreen” format, it’s a rare enough occurrence that it helps the comic stand … Continue reading

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