Image Comics Final Thoughts – The Walking Dead: Compendium Three

With Marvel’s popular and successful foray into films with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I’ve finally decided to get back into comics. I grew up a big fan of X-Men and other superheroes but haven’t really kept up since the 90s. Thus begins my grand catching-up of the last ten years of Marvel comics, events and stories.

Of course, occasionally I may even explore comics outside of Marvel if they come highly recommended or simply peak my interest. Like my gaming Final Thoughts, this will be full of spoilers. You’ve been warned!

the walking deadWriter: Robert Kirkman

Artist: Charlie Adlard

Issues: The Walking Dead #97-144


I did it. I finally caught up to The Walking Dead show. And quite a bit beyond with this third massive compendium of comics.

The Walking Dead: Compendium Three covers a major transition in the style and story-telling of the comic. The war with Negan is the culmination of several volumes worth of stories, providing a very satisfying conclusion.

But the series doesn’t end there. Instead we get a big two-year time jump for society to rebuild and deal with the more mundane problems that entails. Near the end of the compendium an exciting new threat emerges that threatens everything they’ve built. Overall it feels like a much different comic than the previous 96 issues. Continue reading “Image Comics Final Thoughts – The Walking Dead: Compendium Three”

The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 7 Recap [Polygon]

Read the full recap at Polygon

This week we finally return to Rick and the folks at Alexandria. Negan’s new world order has begun to divide our group, both physically and emotionally. Some scavenge to gather supplies for the Saviors, while others begin developing foolhardy plans to go after Negan.

Carl is the most foolhardy of them all, making it all the way to the main man himself, but his assassination attempt doesn’t exactly go as planned.


The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 1 Recap [Polygon]

Negan’s victim from the S6 finale finally revealed

Cool news everyone: This Season I’ll be writing all The Walking Dead recap posts for!

Read the full recap at Polygon

It’s been six long months since we were last teased with the disappointing cliffhanger of The Walking Dead‘s sixth season. Thankfully season seven’s premiere episode doesn’t waste time with anything else.

Well, a little time. Like 20 minutes.

Let’s get the big question out of the way: Who did Negan kill?