Monthly Archives: January 2014

God Hates Astronauts Vol. 1 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – All sorts of weird in the best possible way! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. How do you describe a book like God Hates Astronauts?  It’s all sorts of weird, it’s kind of gross, and the characters found … Continue reading

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The Sixth Gun: Sons of the Gun TPB (Oni)

Rating:  4.5/5 – A look at the men with the other 5 guns. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Jeff Bouchard. The Sixth Gun, a horror/western mash-up by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt, depicts the exploits of Drake Sinclair and Becky Montcrief as … Continue reading

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The Initiates (NBM)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Learning to make wine while exploring comics. by guest reviewer Scott Bradley. The Initiates is an ambitious book; it aims to peel back the curtain on two very esoteric worlds: comic books and wine-making. Author Étienne Davodeau … Continue reading

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Rainbow in the Dark: The Complete Saga TPB (Comfort and Adam)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Find a World Outside Your Own (you might not come back!) by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. The review for Rainbow in the Dark, the collected trade edition of the popular comic created by husband/wife team Adam … Continue reading

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The Artist Within (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – An inside glimpse into some major creator’s homes and studios. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas Dark Horse has released some great books outside the realm of straight comics, and The Artist Within is no exception.  Originally … Continue reading

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X-O Manowar Deluxe Edition Book 1 (Valiant)

Rating:  4.5/5 – A fantastic collection of the first year of X-O Manowar issues. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Jeff Bouchard. The Valiant comic universe was relaunched in 2012 with X-O Manowar as the first title to hit the shelves in May … Continue reading

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Marada the She-Wolf (Titan)

Rating: 5/5 – A Classic Tale Repackaged and Revisited. by ComicSpectrum reviwer Al Sparrow. Back when “creator owned” was still a dirty word, Marvel put out a magazine called Epic Illustrated that allowed for many artists to put out stories … Continue reading

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