Monthly Archives: March 2015

Requiem of the Rose King Vol. 1 (Viz)

Rating: 5/5 – Shakespeare’s Greatest Plays Without All the Iambic Pentameter by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. The problem with William Shakespeare is that we’re not treated to the really good stuff when we read him in high school. Sure, Romeo … Continue reading

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Vol. 1 (Viz)

Rating: 4/5 – A Manga Classic Gets the Hardcover Treatment by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. First published in 1986, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a multi-generational epic that offers fans of the supernatural, shonen fighting, or old-school (perhaps old-ish school…was 1986 … Continue reading

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My Neighbor Seki Vol. 1 (Vertical)

Rating: 4.5/5 – Move Over, Ferris Bueller, Toshinari Seki Has Your Number. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. If you were like me, at the beginning of every school year, you did your best to scope out the seat in the … Continue reading

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Akame ga Kill! Vol. 1 (Yen Press)

Rating: 4/5 – It’s Exactly What You Expect…Except When It Isn’t by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Full disclosure time: I’d planned on giving this book a pass. Yet another young boy goes to the big city to develop his fighting … Continue reading

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Terra Formars Vol. 1 (Viz)

Rating: 5/5 – The Colonization of Mars Just Took a Decidedly Wrong Turn by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. At the conclusion of the 26th century, Earth has become overpopulated, and the time has come for humanity to branch out and … Continue reading

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Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer Vol. 1-2 (Seven Seas)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Never Judge a Book By Its Cover…Unless It’s This One by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Let’s be honest…these funnybooks aren’t getting any cheaper. Of course it’s the nature of commerce for things to increase in price as … Continue reading

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