Tag Archives: Ed Brisson

Batman and Robin Eternal #18 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Some Key Revelations About Harper Row Becoming Bluebird. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. When Batman and Robin was first announced, it was with the promise that the story and revelations would shake up and shock the … Continue reading

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The Last Contract #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – He’s Old, Not Out! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The Last Contract is the latest entry in the “retired hit man tries to retire but someone comes after him and ultimately regrets it” genre.  I could also … Continue reading

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The Violent #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – An Uncomfortably Well-Done Crime Comic. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I’m a big fan of Ed Brisson’s writing.  His “pre-apocalyptic tale” Sheltered was one of my favorite books last year.  He also wrote The Field, The Mantle, … Continue reading

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Secret Wars: Battleworld #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Fun But Throwaway Stories From Secret War’s Battleworld. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. As the fantastic second issue of Secret Wars showed us a completely new and different Marvel Universe, we’re starting to see all the … 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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The Field #1 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 4.5/5 – Sometimes I like a little confusion… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. There are times when laying it all out on the line is not a good thing.  When you’re specifically building a mystery story … Continue reading

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