Tag Archives: Murder

The Divided States of Hysteria #1 (Image)

Rating: 4/5 – Chaykin Doing What Chaykin Does… by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall If you’re a fan of Howard Chaykin’s creator-owned work in comics, you’ll probably like this.  For the uninitiated, herein you’ll find: violence, bad language, nudity, sex, and … Continue reading

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The Forevers #1 (Black Mask)

Rating: 3/5 – Lack of Story Clarity Overshadows All Else. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. There’s a description in the solicits and on the back cover to this book that explains the “high concept”: Seven friends struggling on the brink … Continue reading

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Resident Alien: The Man With No Name #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – Setting Up a New Mystery for the Undercover Alien. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This series is a great mixture of sci-fi and mystery set in the small town of Patience, WA, where an unusual amount of … 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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Control #1 (Dynamite)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Exciting Police Procedural With a Great Lead Character by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’m a big fan of comic book characters.  And not just the ones wearing costumes.  I like CHARACTERS.  Ones that feel real to me … Continue reading

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Dept. H #1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Locked Room Murder Mystery in the Depths of the Ocean. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Matt Kindt is a prolific creator who is both a writer and an artist.  He has done both series he both … Continue reading

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Victorie City #2 (IDW)

Rating: 3/5 – A Normally Natural Supernatural Crime Story…So Far. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Victorie City is billed as a hunt for the killer behind a series of supernatural murders.  After 2 issues (released 1 week apart on January … Continue reading

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