Tag Archives: Espionage

Savage Things #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Rating: 5/5 – Jason Bourne Meets Seven in Vertigo’s New Thriller. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Savage Things bursts out of the gate strong.  I’ll recap the 1st 3 pages, not really a spoiler since you’re going to hit these … Continue reading

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Horizon #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – An Alien Invasion Story Where Earth is the Invader by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The premise of the book “Earth invades another planet” is a cool one.  That premise could go in a lot of directions.  Most … Continue reading

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Throwaways #1 (Image)

Rating: 3/5 – Assassins, Conspiracies, and Super-Powers by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall Throwaways is espionage slang for a disposable asset, an assassin meant to die along their intended target.  At it’s heart, Throwaways is meant to be an action thriller … Continue reading

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Codename Baboushka #1 (Image)

Rating: 2/5 – Familiar Ground is Often Best Left Unplowed. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. For me, it seemed like Codename: Baboushka rode in on the coattails of Red One – Russian-based female protagonists must be a thing these days – … Continue reading

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James Bond #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 3/5 – Bond is Back… and Eating in a Cafeteria?? by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’ve been a Bond fan as long as I can remember.  I started, as many do, on the movies.  Like some I moved from … Continue reading

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Ninjak #1 (Valiant)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Valiant’s Powerless Hero Makes a Powerful Starring Debut. by ComicSpectrum reviewer R.C. Killian The name “Ninjak” can be a bit hard to get past for some people. It was already a bit of an eye-roll for me … Continue reading

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Velvet #1 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Practically Perfect in Every Way (w/apologies to MP). Ed Brubaker + Steve Epting.  I’m guessing a lot of people had high expectations for this title, I know I did.  Many times high expectations set me up for … Continue reading

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