Tag Archives: comic books

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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Fade Out Vol. 2 (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – A Fascinating Look at 1940s Hollywood. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. After a brilliant first volume that introduced us to all the characters and provided us with all the basics needed to move the story forward, … Continue reading

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The Black Beetle Vol. 1: No Way Out (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – Francesco Francavilla’s Creator Owned Pulp Hero! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Francesco Francavilla is one of my favorite creators currently working. His art style and coloring make me wish we could get more consistent and timely … Continue reading

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The Milkman Murders (Image)

RATING: 4/5 – A Dark and Disturbing Look Inside a Suburban Home. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Back in 2004, Dark Horse published a four issue mini series as part of their horror line called The Milkman Murders. Written … Continue reading

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Aliens: Salvation (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – Re-Releasing This Gibbons/Mignola/Nowlan Classic After Twenty Years! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I may have missed Aliens: Salvation the first time around, but I can’t remember for sure. This one-shot was originally released back in 1993 … 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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The Strange Talent of Luther Strode vol. 1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – A Fine Mix of Characterization and Ultra Violence. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Strange Talent of Luther Strode is violent. It’s ultra violent and that’s exactly what writer Justin Jordan was going for. In the … Continue reading

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