Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

The Stan Lee Story (Taschen)

Rating: 5/5 – A Lavish & Thorough Treatment of Stan’s Life & Career. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I’ll be up-front with the fact that I loaned lots of comic books and related material to Taschen for them to photograph … Continue reading

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Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Cosmic Ghost Rider Rides Again. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell If you havn’t read the recent Thanos series and had a glimpse into the Cosmic Ghost Rider, then you won’t feel left behind in this most recent … Continue reading

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Thrawn #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Thrawn’s Initiation into the Empire, From the 2017 Novel. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Although I read and loved the Timothy Zahn helmed Thrawn trilogy that was published in 1992, I have not read the Thrawn … Continue reading

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Incredible Hulk #712 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Thor: Ragnarok’s Hulk v. Thor Battle Makes its Way (in Spirit) to the Comics. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Brunell Amadeus Cho had decided to make a trip to Planet Hulk, thinking it was the best option for … Continue reading

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Old Man Hawkeye #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Strong Prequel to Old Man Logan. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Old Man Hawkeye is a prequel to the immensely popular Old Man Logan story from close to ten years ago. In that original story, … Continue reading

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Amazing Spider-Man: Venom Inc. Alpha (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Venom is About to Get Complicated Again. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. After years and years of the symbiote being attached to Flash Thompson and a handful of other characters, the symbiote costume recently attached itself … Continue reading

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Generations: Phoenix & Jean Grey #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Generations Isn’t Required Reading. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I expected something different when Marvel first announced Generations. I thought it would be more of a ten part series with issues that tied into one another, … Continue reading

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Cable #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – A Disorienting, but Fun, Trip Through Time. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Cable number one doesn’t waste any time before throwing you right into the thick of things. Cable is jumping back into time, into the … Continue reading

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CAPSULE REVIEWS: Nick Fury #1 & Black Bolt #1 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics This time around I’m going to try a new format where I combine a couple of brief reviews into a single post.  As with all opinions of artistic offerings, your mileage may vary. Nick Fury #1 Rating: … Continue reading

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Elektra #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Elektra in the Bright Lights of Las Vegas. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ll start out by saying that Elektra isn’t on my list of favorite characters. While Daredevil is one of my favorites and while … Continue reading

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