Category Archives: DC

Showcase #80 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – The 1969 Revival of The Phantom Stranger & Dr. 13. By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Phantom Stranger first appeared in 1952. With a tagline exclaiming “Is He Man…or Ghost?”, the series was an anthology that … Continue reading

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Christmas With the Super-Heroes #1 (DC)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Classic Christmas Tales With a Charm That Cannot Be Beat! by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall This is a Christmas comic I bring out every year to display on my spinner rack as a holiday decoration, but this … Continue reading

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Showcase #37 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – Personalities Loom Large With The Metal Men! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Metal Men first appeared in Showcase comics number thirty-seven and were created by Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru. With Showcase being the title … Continue reading

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Action Comics #300 (DC)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 3.5/5 – The Last Man on Earth Under a Red Sun! By ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. With a 300th issue you’d expect some mention of an anniversary, or even a congratulations for reaching a historic … Continue reading

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The Witching Hour #3 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – It’s 12 O’Clock…It’s Time for Some Great Comics! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I’m a huge fan of the Warren, Skywald and other horror magazines of the 1960s and 70s. Fantastic art by legendary creators could … Continue reading

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Detective Comics #351 (DC)

Rating: 4/5 – A Villain that’s More than a Riddler Knock Off. by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas. In Detective Comics number 351, we’re introduced to the Cluemaster. My knowledge of the character’s early appearances is limited, but after reading … Continue reading

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Adventure Comics #479 (DC)

Rating: 3/5 – Heroes and Villains Created “Unfortunately” by Us! by ComicSpectrum senior reviewer Shawn Hoklas Dial “H” for Hero debuted back in House of Mystery in 1968. The concept was that teenager Robby Reed finds a mysterious dial in … Continue reading

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