Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

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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2016 Favorites of the Year: Shawn Hoklas

It’s time for Shawn Hoklas’ list of favorites as the regular contributors to the ComicSpectrum site each share their “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  … Continue reading

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Bob’s Blog: Top 10 for 2015

We’re back on this New Year’s Eve Day 2015 with our final “Top 10” from your site owner & editor, Bob Bretall!   As with Al and Shawn’s picks, they’re not in explicit order from 1 to 10, but are 10 … Continue reading

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Halloween ComicFest 2014: A Great Day to Be A Fan

Another great comics holiday is over, the fall counterpart to Free Comic Book Day, Halloween ComicFest!  This one is still picking up steam, but shops that capitalize on it can make a splash with fans in their community.  I visited … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: September 2014

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 what comics will be on … Continue reading

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Marvel’s 75th Anniversary Omnibus

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Marvel is producing a HUGE 1000 page omnibus featuring 75 of the top Marvel stories as voted by fans.  Keep that last part in mind: “as voted by fans”. By doing the selection based on an online … Continue reading

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Early Days: Marvel Collected Editions

A lot of people love reading collected editions, sometimes called “Graphic Novels” by people trying to distance them from their roots as comic books. There is a difference; a collected edition is a gathering together of material that was originally … Continue reading

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