Category Archives: DC

Legends: 30th Anniversary Edition (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – A 30-year Old Story That Still Resonates Today! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Why do we read comics? There’s no all-encompassing answer to this question. We come into this hobby…some would say this way of life…for a … Continue reading

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Vol. 1 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – A Great Alternative if Mainstream DC Isn’t Working For You. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas It’s been a while since the first volume of Injustice: Gods Among Us was released. In 2013 the game came out … Continue reading

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iZombie vol.1 (Vertigo)

Rating: 4/5 – A Zombie You Can Love. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The first volume of iZombie isn’t the typical zombie story. Although it could be argued that it capitalized on the zombie craze that began with the … Continue reading

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The Silver Age of Comic Book Art (Archway Publishing)

Rating: 5/5 – Fabulous Examination of the Greats of Silver Age Art. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. If you’re a fan of comicbook art in general and the Silver Age of comics in specific, you must get this book.  If … Continue reading

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Knopf)

  Rating: 5/5 – How Feminism and Polyamory Combined to Create a Comics Legend. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Fair warning: This is not a chronicle of Diana Prince (aka Wonder Woman) or her many appearances in comic books starting … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman: The Complete Newspaper Strip 1944-1945 (DC / IDW)

Rating: 5/5 – Nearly Perfect With Amazing Art! by ComicSpectrum reviewer David Akers. Back in the mid-1940s, shortly after her first appearance in comic books, Wonder Woman was given a newspaper strip. Though it was short-lived, it brought the style … Continue reading

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Showcase Presents: Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! (DC Comics)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Return to an Era When Comics Were Fun. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. This will be difficult for anyone who started reading comics around 2011 to believe, but there was a time when DC Comics actually created … Continue reading

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