Spacepig Hamadeus tagged posts

Spacepig Hamadeus and the Captive Planet

Spacepig Hamadeus is not your typical comic book series. It was inspired but the wonderfully cheesy (to us) sci-fi serials of the the past, like Flash Gordon, Space Patrol, and Tom Corbett: Space Cadet. As such, Spacepig Hamadeus isn’t numbered. Each of the four issues has its own title, and were both written and published out of sequence. I will be reviewing them in the recommended reading order, not publication order, and labeling them in that sequence.

Captive Planet is the fourth (and most recent) title in the Spacepig Hamadeus series, and it is also the largest. The book is split into four stories, each very different in style and tone and, for the first time, two of them were written by someone other than creator Donovan Yaciuk.

The first story is Spacepig Hamadeus and the Captive...

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Spacepig Hamadeus and the Ambush at the Hourglass Sea

Spacepig Hamadeus is not your typical comic book series. It was inspired but the wonderfully cheesy (to us) sci-fi serials of the the past, like Flash Gordon, Space Patrol, and Tom Corbett: Space Cadet. As such, Spacepig Hamadeus isn’t numbered. Each of the four issues has its own title, and were both written and published out of sequence. I will be reviewing them in the recommended reading order, not publication order, and labeling them in that sequence.

Ambush at the Hourglass Sea was the first Spacepig Hamadeus story published, and drops you straight into the middle of the story. As Hamadeus prepares to land on the shores of the Hourglass Sea on Mars, he reviews the holomessage sent to him by Professor Hayden...

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Spacepig Hamadeus Versus the Spectre General

Spacepig Hamadeus is not your typical comic book series. It was inspired but the wonderfully cheesy (to us) sci-fi serials of the the past, like Flash Gordon, Space Patrol, and Tom Corbett: Space Cadet.  As such, Spacepig Hamadeus isn’t numbered. Each of the four issues has its own title, and were both written and published out of sequence. I will be reviewing them in the recommended reading order, not publication order, and labeling them in that sequence.

Released prior to Geysers of Doom, Spectre General is split into three stories, all written by creator Donovan Yaciuk. The first story, Tremb’axx the Conqueror and the Unseen Hand, focuses on one of series “Big Bads” and his quest to rule the galaxy. We get glimpses of several important figures that we may never meet, including Dr...

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Spacepig Hamadeus and the Geysers of Doom

Spacepig Hamadeus is not your typical comic book series.  It was inspired but the wonderfully cheesy (to us) sci-fi serials of the the past, like Flash Gordon, Space Patrol, and Tom Corbett: Space Cadet.  As such, Spacepig Hamadeus isn’t numbered. Each of the four issues has its own title, and were both written and published out of sequence. I will be reviewing them in the recommended reading order, not publication order, and labeling them in that sequence.

Spacepig Hamadeus and the Geysers of Doom opens during the Roman-Parthian War in the year 62 A.D. General Licinius of the Roman Army lies wounded and near death on the battlefield. He is found by a mysterious figure that tells him that he will live, but in the service of Tremb’axx.

Returning to the “present day,” Spacepig Hamadeu...

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