Category Archives: Comics

ComicSpectrum 2017 – Favorites of the Year

As we have done for the past few years, I gathered choices from the ComicSpectrum crew who had time during the busy holiday season to reflect on their various favorites in comics from the past year.   You’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Holy Cow! Jim Steranko’s 1981 Adaption of the Movie ‘Outland’!

I was at my Local Comic Shop this past weekend for ‘Batman Day’ and they were having a 50-cent comics sale.  One of the things that caught my eye was a box full of Heavy Metal magazine from the 1980s … Continue reading

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Long Beach Comic Con 2017 – Sept 2-3, 2017

As a heads up to everyone in SoCal, the Long Beach Comic Con is this weekend, September 2 & 3 at the Long Beach Convention Center. I’ll be there Saturday, if you’re attending drop me a note so we can … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind the Complaint “San Diego Comic-Con Is Not About Comics Any More”

The largest and longest running comic convention – Comic Con International: San Diego (still affectionately known as San Diego Comic Con or simply SDCC by fans) is in a few weeks.  That means that it’s time for people to start … Continue reading

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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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