Jason Aaron is back again with another smash hit: THE GODDAMNED #1-5! We’ll review the journey of Cain and his struggle against the world. There’s blood, violence, and a lot of swearing.
This issue continues the Whisperer War, and it’s in full swing! Unfortunately, it doesn’t feel like that in this issue. More like a series of skirmishes. But we do get to see some outstanding characterization and an artistic moment that echoes a past WALKING DEAD landmark…
THE WALKING DEAD’s latest conflict is the Whisperer War–and it’s the bloodiest yet. The Whisperers lurk amongst the dead, waiting for their moment to strike. It’s a pulse-pounding issue, and sure to get better and better. Shame we have to wait another month for the next chapter.
Rick and his community prepare for the Whisperer attack, building tension in classic WALKING DEAD style with new roles for each character. Rick takes a step back, Negan might be a huge asset, and Dwight is a bonafide commander. As part one of six, this is sure to be a fantastic arc.
THE WALKING DEAD #156 is an issue that changes the course of the series forever. While it is rushed, the game-changing action cannot be ignored and redeems an otherwise average issue.
I’ve been thinking a lot about franchise revivals lately. Revivals are video game and movie franchises that come back after a long hiatus, or are passed on to another developer or director. Unlike a reboot, which “resets” the chronology of a series entirely, a revival picks up where its predecessor left off. As such, consistency in tone, lore, and atmosphere …
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