Tag Archives: fantagraphics

2016 Favorites of the Year: Bob Bretall

It’s time for the last installment where the four regular ComicSpectrum contributors for 2016 have each shared their “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  what … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: Al’s Year in Graphic Novels

Have you ever wondered just how many books you read in a year? I’ve always been a little curious, as rarely does the day go by when I don’t have a trade paperback, manga, or graphic novel in my hands. … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: December 2014

by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall. This is a Blog I do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  Every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics for … Continue reading

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Bob’s Blog: Comics Do NOT Take a Back Seat at San Diego Comic Con

All Images CREDIT: Bob Bretall Every year before, during, and after Comic Con International: San Diego (aka San Diego Comic Con or simply “SDCC”) detractors decry the event on the internet saying that it’s all about Hollywood and comics take … Continue reading

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APE 2013 – Alternative Press needs more good press

I attended Alternative Press Expo 2013 in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago and it was a great show.  It was my 2nd year attending and I have really been taken in by the charm of this smaller show … Continue reading

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How Marvel Comics made me an Indie Comics addict

When I was growing up, Marvel Comics were SO GOOD that they gave me a taste for variety that I soon had to move outside of the “Big Two” of Marvel/DC to meet my desire for genres outside of standard … Continue reading

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