Category Archives: Comics

Baltimore Comic Con 2016: Comics Still Reign at this Con

Living in California, I’ve been to many cons in the western US, but had never been to an east coast convention before, and I had heard nothing but good things about Baltimore and Heroes Con from  east coast friends.  My … Continue reading

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Bob’s Top 10: San Diego Comic Con International 2016

I did so many great things at Comic Con International: San Diego this year! I went out of my way to focus on comics and only comics, so I had a different experience than almost anyone else there, since even … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts on DC Rebirth: 7/13 & 7/20 Shipping Dates

I dropped almost all DC books a few years back during the New 52.  The new takes on the characters were not, for the most part, particularly appealing to me.  I won’t judge the books as bad, they were just … Continue reading

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SDCC Not About Comics? Not Hardly!

I had a wonderful time at San Diego Comic Con International 2016… it was my 27th year at the show.   But, whenever SDCC gets mentioned there are a host of people on the internet who  come out of the … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2016: A Comic Fan’s Holiday…

I’ll say it again…I LOVE Free Comic Book Day.  It’s my favorite holiday of the year.  Comics are a big part of my life.  I wouldn’t have a collection of over 102,000 unique comics (and I’ve read almost all of … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Shawn’s Top 10 for 2015!

We’re back with another “Top 10” from a ComicSpectrum contributor, this time from senior reviewer and cornerstone contributor to the site, Shawn Hoklas!   As with Al’s picks, they’re not in explicit order from 1 to 10, but are 10 things … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Al’s Top 10 for 2015!

The internet is full of “Best of the Year” lists, and we’re going to do the same thing here at ComicSpectrum, with a few twists.  1st: we’re not going to declare what each of us loved is absolutely THE BEST.  … Continue reading

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