Tag Archives: Marvel

Comic Books vs. Hollywood / “Big Super”at #SDCC

At San Diego Comic Con, the Hall H and Marvel/DC super-hero news and events are undeniably cool for fans of pop culture.  I love this stuff and as a fan of pop culture I am very interested in it, but … Continue reading

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2016 Favorites of the Year: Adam Brunell

To close out the year we wanted to take an opportunity for each of the regular contributors to the ComicSpectrum site to share a “Top 10” list for 2016.  Since I have a strong aversion to calling my favorite things … Continue reading

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New Super-Hero #1s – Jump On or Jump Off?

Have you though about how marketing drives super-hero comics nowadays? Every time a change happens, it seems to spark a new #1 issue.  There was an article on-line with comic retailers bemoaning the fact that comic sales were waning due … 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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FCBD 2015 – The Comics: Part 1

I got all the comics save 1 from FCBD this year and I’m going to be taking a look at a lot of them.  I’m not going to do full detailed reviews.  I’m going to look at each and try … Continue reading

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Do You Like to Read Comics But Not Keep the Paper Around?

There are a lot of people who love reading comics but are challenged by keeping huge piles of the darned things around after the reading is done.  While I am not one of those people (as you might have guessed … Continue reading

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Buying My Grail – Amazing Fantasy #15

Grail Comic (noun): An elusive comic book that holds significant personal meaning and value for the seeker.  Usually one that has been sought for an extended period of time;  due to rarity, expense relative to the means of the seeker, … Continue reading

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