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The Marvel No-Prize Book #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – A Hilarious Highlighting of Marvel Mistakes! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Let me start by saying that this book is really, really funny! There are multiple pages where I laughed out loud as Marvel pokes fun … Continue reading

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Phantom Stranger #14 (DC)

Rating: 4/5- Is it the Swamp Thing or the Man-Thing…or Both? By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I was in the process of organizing some comics and the fourteenth issue of Phantom Stranger caught my eye! First of all, this … Continue reading

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Witching Hour #70 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Fellow Comic Readers, Things were Bleak in 1977. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I enjoy going into my back issues and pulling something out at random to read, and lately I’ve been leaning towards older DC … Continue reading

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Superman #344 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Superman Battles Dracula and the Frankenstein Monster! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Sometimes when you’re organizing your collection, you come across books that immediately draw your attention. For me this week, it was Superman number 344. … Continue reading

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Haunted #21 (Charlton)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Baron Weirwulf’s Haunted Castle! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Charlton’s Haunted began in 1971 as a horror and suspense anthology similar to House of Mystery or House of Secrets. In the first twenty issues, the stories … Continue reading

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Secrets of Haunted House #1 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Destiny and More Host this Haunted House of Stories. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’ve written quite a few vintage reviews of horror comics and along the way have either been introduced to, or reunited with … Continue reading

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House of Mystery #174 (DC)

Rating: 3.5/5 – The Return of Horror…Reprints… By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. House of Mystery was originally a horror anthology that began back in 1951. Similar to E.C. and plenty of other horror titles of the time, when the … Continue reading

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