Category Archives: Marvel

Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition (IDW/Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – Another Masterful Presentation of Original Comics Artwork by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall I’m a long time fan of the IDW Artist’s Editions.  Series Editor Scott Dunbier is, in my opinion, no less than the patron saint of … Continue reading

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Nemesis (Marvel/Icon)

Rating: 3/5 – The Art Saves a Story Intended to Shock Me, but Never Did. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. This past week I didn’t get my normal delivery of comics and even though my backlog of new comics … Continue reading

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Frank Miller’s Daredevil Artifact Edition (IDW)

Rating: 5/5 – A Must Have for Fans of Vintage Frank Miller Art. by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. I’ve talked about IDW’s Artist’s Editions before.  They are reproductions, at full size, of the original art used to make a comic … 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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Superior Spider-Man Vol 4: Necessary Evil (Marvel)

Rating:  4/5 – Otto’s web of lies starts to catch up with him. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Jeff Bouchard. With the recent teaser image of a new Amazing Spider-Man title hitting the shelves in April 2014 some are speculating that this … Continue reading

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Silver Surfer: Parable (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Stan Lee/Moebius (refreshing) far exceeds Stan Lee/Pollard (forgettable). Collects Silver Surfer (1988) #1-2 and Silver Surfer: The Enslavers HC With the way the Jack Kirby and Stan Lee debate has raged on over the years on who … Continue reading

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Superior Spider-Man Vol. 2: A Troubled Mind (Marvel)

Rating:  4/5 – My Mind is Playing Tricks on Me. The Superior Spider-Man series spins out of the pages of Amazing Spider-Man where we learn that Doc Ock has inhabited Peter Parker’s body.  The Superior Spider-Man Volume 2:  A Trouble … Continue reading

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