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Judge Dredd: Dark Justice (2000 AD)

Rating: 5/5 – A Definitive Look at the Dark Judges! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. It took two years for artist and painter Greg Staples to complete the story that revolves around Judge Dredd’s most iconic villain, Judge Death … Continue reading

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Sally of the Wasteland (Titan Comics)

Rating: 2/5 – We Don’t Need Another Hero(ine). by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. I reviewed the first issue of Sally of the Wasteland as a 3.5/5, comparing the titular character to a certain DC anti-heroine whose name rhymes with Harley … 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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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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Michael Moorcock Library: Elric of Melnibone (Titan)

Rating: 5/5 – A Classic Repackaging of a Classic Tale by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow I’m not sure what it is about Elric, Michael Moorcock’s albino sorcerer/warrior king, which brings out some of the most amazing artwork from the creators … Continue reading

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Jupiter’s Legacy vol. 1 (Image)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Two Generations of Heroes and Family Issues. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas Jupiter’s Legacy is another creator owned series by Mark Millar, this time teaming up with ultra talented artist and co-creator Frank Quitely. It takes … Continue reading

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Kinski (Image)

Rating: 5/5 – A Tale About a Man and a Dog (That Isn’t Even His) by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. We originally reviewed the first issue of Kinski when it was released digitally through Monkeybrain Comics last year. After … 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 Complete Elfquest v1 (Dark Horse)

Rating: 5/5 – Don’t Deny Yourself the Pleasure of This Book. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Right off the bat, let me say that I owe Wendy and Richard Pini a huge apology. I’ve had opportunity after opportunity to pick … Continue reading

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Colder Vol. 1 TPB (Dark Horse)

Rating: 4/5 – Visions of Madness Brought to Beautiful Life. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas There’s been a lot of successful and compelling horror comics that have been coming out recently from companies like Image, Dark Horse and IDW. Outkast, … Continue reading

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