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. http://uniquescomic.com/rainbowinthedark/index.php 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 http://www.amazon.com/Artist-Within-Greg-Preston/dp/1593075618/ref=sr_1_3 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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