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Silver Surfer – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Dan Slott (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 Slott A fun fact that some readers don’t know about Dan Slott is that he’s a diehard Doctor Who fan.  Growing up in London during his teen years, … Read More →

Superior Spider-Man – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Dan Slott (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. Dan Slott As a comic reader, when you hear the name Dan Slott the first thing you think about is “Spider-Man”.  The longtime Spider-Man scribe has been writing Spider-Man … Read More →

The Wal-Tor Weekly Review

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This week on the Wal-Tor Weekly Review, Spider-Man gets his “happily ever after” as a result of Secret Wars, Batman Beyond makes his post Future’s End debut, and Groot kicks off his own solo series! Read More →

Amazing Spider-Man #13

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There’s plenty at play in the penultimate Spider-Verse issue of this massive, multiversal event but one can’t help but feel like it’s much of the same, which is truly disappointing for an event of this magnitude. Read More →

Spider-Verse #2

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Dan Slott opens and closes the issue with two very quick tales. The first one is a one-page video game style story of Morlun vs. Spider-Man with art by Kris Anka. Read More →

Amazing Spider-Man #12

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Although this issue ups some of the stakes in this all out war for survival, Amazing Spider-Man #12 just falls flat on many levels. There are some reveals that further jeopardize the future safety of the characters but that isn’t enough to salvage a sloppy comic that just feels all over the place. Read More →

Wal-Tor’s Top 10 New Series of 2014 Part 1

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With the new year and plenty of fresh new comic series just around the corner, what better way to spend your time than reminiscing about the best new series to have launched from this year. Below is a list of the top ten new series from 2014 as chosen by some guy with a keyboard! The rules of this list are simple: Only comics that have been released during 2014 and have had at least 3 issues released qualify to make this list. The cut off date for the release of comics is December 10th. Read More →