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The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, we’ve got all kinds of new stuff from a slew of different publisher. From Marvel, the new and highly anticipated Black Widow series kicks off. Over at Boom!, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers kicks into action. Finally, Image Comics launches The Discipline.

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review we take a look at The Worst X-Man Ever, Daredevil teaming up with the old Captain America, and another exciting chapter of “The Darkseid War” in Justice League.

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, we take a look at two of the biggest comics coming out of DC and Marvel this week. On the DC side of things we take a look at Batman #49, a pivotal chapter in the fan favourite series. From Marvel we take a look at the best Avengers book on the market in All-New, All-Different Avengers. Batman #49 Mister Bloom’s grasp on Gotham … Read More →

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on The Wal-Tor Weekly Review, I knock it down to a quick look at two Marvel comics in Deadpool & The Mercs For Money and Doctor Strange.   Deadpool & The Mercs For Money #1 For Deadpool, it has always been about the money.  It should come as no surprise that money is the motivating factor behind Deadpool hiring a group of fellow money-loving mercenaries for a mission from a secret … Read More →

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, we’ve got a sampling from your three biggest comic publishers.  We take a peek at the dramatic conclusion of Secret Wars from Marvel Comics, the new adventures of the Green Lantern Corps in Green Lantern Corps: Edge Of Oblivion from DC, and a surprisingly human tale in The Violent from Image Comics.   Secret Wars #9 It all comes down to this, as … Read More →

The Wal-tor Weekly Review!

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Back by unpopular demand, it’s the Wal-Tor Weekly Review.  This week we start the year off right by looking at three Marvel Comics from this week.  We’ve got the team up book that everyone’s been dying for in Spider-Man/Deadpool, an all-new villainous X-Men team in Uncanny X-Men, and perhaps the weirdest comic about a robot you’ll ever get the pleasure of reading in The Vision.

The Amazing Spider-Man – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: J. Michael Strazynski (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. J. Michael Straczynski In 2001, J. Michael Straczynski received a major break in the comic book world when he signed an exclusive contract with Marvel Comics.  His first, and … Read More →

Guardians Of The Galaxy – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Dan Abnett (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Dan Abnett Dan Abnett and longtime co-writer, Andy Lanning, were key figureheads for revitalizing the cosmic Marvel line of comics back in the mid-2000s.  Signing an exclusive contract in … Read More →

Howard The Human #1

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Howard the Human is a one-shot that crosses over with Secret Wars but not really. Essentially we are lead to believe this is a part of Battleworld where it’s “Bizzaro” Howard The duck, with the hook being that rather than being a duck in a human world, he’s a human in a world full of animals! The book is written by Skottie Young best known for his “little” drawings but … Read More →

Deadpool Kill The Marvel Universe – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Cullen Bunn (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Cullen Bunn Cullen Bunn is the mastermind behind the successful “Deadpool Killogy” from Marvel Comics, stretching out a series of miniseries to create a trilogy of stories all about … Read More →

Uncanny X-Force – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Rick Remender (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Rick Remender Rick Remender started out as an animator before breaking into comics, working on films like Anastasia, The Iron Giants, and The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, amongst … Read More →

Young Avengers – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Kieron Gillen (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Kieron Gillen Kieron Gillen is a former computer game and music journalist.  His first work with frequent co-collaborator, Jamie McKelvie, came way back in 2003, when the two men … Read More →

Marvel 1602 – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Neil Gaiman (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman has only ever written two limited series by himself for Marvel comics, penning Marvel 1602 and The Eternals.  Marvel editor Joe Quesada tracked Gaiman down … Read More →