Tag Archives: Jonathan Hickman

‘Dawn of X’ X-Men Reboot (2019)

Rating: x/5 – Not All Things for All People, Your Mileage May Vary. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. After not reading Marvel’s X-Universe books regularly for several decades, I let Jonathan Hickman’s reboot have a try at pulling me back … Continue reading

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The Black Monday Murders #1 (Image)

  Rating: 4.5/5 – Supernatural Power Behind the Culture of Greed. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. All Hail God Mammon.  We hear it multiple times in this debut issue.  Mammon being the debasing influence the unrelenting pursuit of material gain … Continue reading

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Secret Wars #9 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – It’s Finally Over, Say Hello to ‘The Prime Earth’… By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Well, it’s finally over. Arguably one of the biggest events in Marvel’s history finishes with a thirty-plus page issue that puts things … Continue reading

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Secret Wars #5 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – A Quiet Moment and Origin Before the Final Act. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. When compared to the first four issues of Secret Wars, number five definitely feels as though it’s a calm before the storm. … Continue reading

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Secret Wars #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – The End of the Marvel Universe? by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. So this is it. The end of the Marvel Universe, and the end of the Ultimate Universe. Marvel has been teasing this for months now … Continue reading

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New Avengers #30 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Requires References and Rereading, Read the Collection! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas I’ve been loving the Avengers and New Avengers series since they’ve been relaunched under the creative mind of Jonathan Hickman. He’s been bringing big … Continue reading

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The Dying and the Dead #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Must Read for Fans of Jonathan Hickman’s Sci-Fi World Building. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas The Dying and the Dead left me with a lot of questions, number one being just what type of world … Continue reading

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Avengers #40 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Time Runs Out is the Real ‘Event’ Happening at Marvel. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Gabe Bustamantez This issue of Avengers is definitely a huge turning point in Hickman’s long and obsessively well structured storyline. I don’t like to … Continue reading

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New Avengers #24 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – Read This Book…Before Time Runs Out! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Just when you think the Avengers books couldn’t get any darker, Hickman proves us wrong. In New Avengers number twenty-four, Hickman takes the reader eight months … Continue reading

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Avengers #34 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – An Exceptional Character Piece Focusing on Captain America. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Hank Johnson. On the old television show the A-Team, John “Hannibal” Smith used to say “I love it when a plan comes together”. I think Jonathan … Continue reading

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