Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

Conan the Barbarian #1 (Marvel)

CREDIT: Marvel Comics Rating: 5/5 – Marvel’s Most Successful Licensed Property Ever. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. During the 1970s, Marvel Comics licensed a wide variety of properties. They covered the toy category with titles like the Micronauts and ROM. … Continue reading

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Micronauts #1 (1979) (Marvel)

Rating: 5/5 – This Could Be the Best Comic Inspired by a Toy-Line Ever. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The Micronauts originated as a toy line from Japan in the mid 1970s called Microman. They were three and three quarter … Continue reading

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Quasar #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Predictable, but enjoyable. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. I didn’t have much knowledge of Quasar before reading this first issue.  I knew he had his own series in the 1990’s, and I’m not quite sure if he’s … Continue reading

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Howard the Duck #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – Steve Gerber’s famous creation in a fabulous first issue! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Howard the Duck number one, published in 1975 has Steve Gerber’s satirical and loveable creation breaking out into his own series that uses … Continue reading

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Dazzler #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Disco lives on in the pages of Dazzler #1. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. The origins behind the creation of Dazzler are pretty interesting.  A short lived record label by the name of Casablanca Records were looking … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 4/5 – The Marvel Universe of the 31st Century done right! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Shawn Hoklas. Guardians of the Galaxy number one ushered in the 1990’s with a solid first issue that does a really great job of introducing … Continue reading

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Master of Kung Fu #17 (Marvel)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Finally reading what so many others hold in high regard. The character Shang-Chi who first appeared in Special Marvel Edition number fifteen, launched to an overwhelming response by readers.  The reaction was so strong that Marvel re-named … Continue reading

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