Tag Archives: Noir

Hit-Girl #5 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – Lemire & Risso Make Hit-Girl Kick Ass in Canada… By ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. With apologies for the pun on the title of the series Hit-Girl spun off from, this comic kicks ass!  After an initial story … Continue reading

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Triggerman #1 (Titan)

Rating: 4/5 – Booze, Bullets, and Broads; Everything I Want in a Crime Comic! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I read a LOT of comics.  Keeping the stories from 100+ comics a month straight in my head requires, for me, … Continue reading

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Paknadel & Trakhanov’s Turncoat #1 (BOOM!)

Rating: 4/5 – Multi-Layered Sci-Fi Noir Set After the Aliens Went Home. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. Paknadel & Trakhanov’s Turncoat is a sci-fi crime noir mystery set on Earth years after  alien overlords known as the Management have left … Continue reading

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Dark Corridor #1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Character Driven Crime Noir. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. If you like hard-edged crime stories that put you behind the scenes from the criminal’s POV, then Dark Corridor is definitely worth checking out.  Rich Tommaso writes and … Continue reading

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Black Hood #1 (Archie/Dark Circle)

Rating: 5/5 – Moody Noir Fiction Kicks Off Archie Comics Dark Circle Line. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. The Black Hood is the first series that Archie Comics is relaunching as part of their Dark Circle Comics imprint, itself a … Continue reading

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The United States of Murder Inc. #6 (Marvel/Icon)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Gripping Ending That Sets Up The Next Volume. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo It’s been five long months, but The United States of Murder Inc. finally returns for the final issue in its first volume. As … Continue reading

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The Fade Out #1 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 5/5 – Moody Noir Fiction That Explores the Seedy Underbelly of 1940s Hollywood. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. The Fade Out is the first series produced in a five-year deal with Image Comics by Ed Brubaker … Continue reading

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Revival #19 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 4.5/5 – A Finely-Woven Patchwork of Horror. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Lawrence Arboleda. Tim Seeley and Mike Norton’s “rural noir” series, Revival, has engrossed me in more ways than one since the first issue. I admit that … Continue reading

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The Fuse #2 (Image)

CREDIT: Image Comics Rating: 4/5 – Sci-Fi police procedural in space! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I really enjoyed the first issue of this series and just didn’t get around to writing a review until it was almost time for … Continue reading

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Fatale #19 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A shattering conclusion to the series’ penultimate arc. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Lawrence Arboleda. Ed Brubaker has announced at the recently concluded Image Expo that his ongoing series Fatale with long-time collaborator/artist Sean Phillips will be ending at … Continue reading

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