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Location: Berlin, Germany Joined: Aug 19, 2013 About Me: Vlogging about comics: https://www.youtube.com/c/WaltsComicBookChannel Twitter: https://twitter.com/waltspeaks

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Walt's Comics & Books added Criminal (2019) to their pull list Feb 15, 2020

Criminal (2019)

SERIES PREMIERE! THE RETURN OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED CRIME COMIC OF THE 21ST CENTURY! Hot off their bestselling series KILL OR BE KILLED and their original graphic novel MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES, crime comic masters ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS finally return to their most-demanded title-as a new MONTHLY SERIES!

In this double-size...

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Walt's Comics & Books rated Criminal #10 Feb 15, 2020
9.5

Criminal #10

By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
Released: Nov 27, 2019

The CRIMINAL epic moves toward its brutal climax, as Private Detective Dan Farraday reenters the scene... while Teeg prepares for the biggest heist of his career. And as always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.

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Walt's Comics & Books added X-Men (2019) to their pull list Feb 15, 2020

X-Men (2019)

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed X-Men #4 Feb 15, 2020
10

Well, THIS is how you do a political comic. Bravo!

X-Men #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Krakoan leaders attend and economic forum to show the humans what real power looks like
Rated T+

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7.0

The Visitor #1

By: Paul Levitz, Mj Kim
Released: Dec 18, 2019

Unstoppable. Untraceable. Unkillable. This is how he changes the world...
Who is the Visitor? Why are the leaders of the world terrified of him? And will they live long enough to find out?

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6.5

Wellington #1

By: Aaron Mahnke, Piotr Kowalski
Released: Dec 18, 2019

From Aaron Mahnke, the creator of the Lore podcast, comes an amazing new supernatural thriller that shines a light on the mysteries and monsters lurking in the shadows. Meet the Duke of Wellington-one of England's most decorated military heroes and, unknown to most, her most daring monster hunter. The secret history of the Iron Duke begins here!

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8.5

The Dollhouse Family #3

By: Mike Carey, Peter Gross
Released: Jan 8, 2020

Childhood ends. Children grow up. And young Alice is now a mother herself, raising her daughter alone in 1990s London. But the Dollhouse has never forgotten the promise that she made. The Dollhouse knows where she's gone. And so does Jenny, the ghost of the girl who died in her orphanage...

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Walt's Comics & Books added The Dollhouse Family to their pull list Jan 18, 2020

The Dollhouse Family

On Alice's sixth birthday, her dying great-aunt sent her the birthday gift she didn't know she always wanted: a big, beautiful 19th-century dollhouse, complete with a family of antique dolls. In no time at all, the dollhouse isn't just Alice's favorite toy...it's her whole world. And soon, young Alice learns she can enter the house to visit a new g...

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10

Can’t believe how incredibly good this is.

The Dollhouse Family #2

By: Mike Carey, Peter Gross
Released: Dec 11, 2019

One time, just one time, Alice did what the Dollhouse asked of her...and it turned her life upside down forever. But that wasn't enough for the House. There's another piece of the bargain that she's reneging on and until she gives it what it wants, the House can make matters even worse...for Alice, or anyone unlucky enough to come near her!

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Walt's Comics & Books added Thor (2020) to their pull list Jan 17, 2020

Thor (2020)

A BRAND-NEW, SUPERSTAR CREATIVE TEAM TAKES THE KING OF ASGARD TO NEW REALMS OF GLORY!
The prince is now a king. All Asgard lies before Thor, the God of Thunder. And after many months of war, the Ten Realms are finally at peace. But the skies above the Realm Eternal are never clear for long. The Black Winter is coming. And the God of the Storm w...

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed Thor #1 Jan 16, 2020
8.0

Pretty good!

Thor #1

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Jan 1, 2020

A BRAND-NEW, SUPERSTAR CREATIVE TEAM TAKES THE KING OF ASGARD TO NEW REALMS OF GLORY!
The prince is now a king. All Asgard lies before Thor, the God of Thunder. And after many months of war, the Ten Realms are finally at peace. But the skies above the Realm Eternal are never clear for long. The Black Winter is coming. And the God of the Storm w...

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9.0

Whenever I think I'm done with Lemire, he pulls one out of his seemingly superdeep hat... Fantastic debut with INCREDIBLE artwork and coloring.

Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Tonci Zonjic
Released: Dec 18, 2019

Spiral City finds itself trapped in a vicious cycle of crime, corruption, and violence. With the heart of the city at stake, a vigilante rises in Skulldigger. However, when the nefarious Grimjim escapes from prison, will Skulldigger and his ward, Skeleton Boy, be enough to save Spiral City?

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7.0

The art sells it.

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #2

By: Jeff Lemire, Denys Cowan
Released: Jan 15, 2020

DC Black Label, Prestige Plus, 8.5" x 10.875"
In modern-day Hub City, Vic Sage died. And then he woke up. In Hub City...in the 1800s! The legend of the Man with No Face rides across the Old West, discovering a shocking connection running through history all the way to the day he died...and pointing to more carnage yet to come!

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6.0

Meh.

Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1

By: Daniel Warren Johnson
Released: Dec 18, 2019

DC BLACK LABEL - PRESTIGE PLUS FORMAT - APPROX. 8.5" x 10.875"
The celebrated creator of Murder Falcon and Extremity and artist of The Ghost Fleet, Daniel Warren Johnson brings bold sci-fi chops to his DC debut with a harrowing vision of Wonder Woman unlike anything you've ever seen. Princess Diana of Themyscira left paradise to save Man's Worl...

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed Family Tree #1 Dec 14, 2019
6.0

A dysfunctional, though loving family goes through some bad stuff (and grows closer). By Jeff Lemire, but it's a new series.

Family Tree #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Phil Hester
Released: Nov 13, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! When an eight-year-old girl literally begins to transform into a tree, her single mom, troubled brother, and possibly insane grandfather embark on a bizarre and heart-wrenching odyssey across the back roads of America in a desperate search for a way to cure her horrifying transformation before it's too late.
But the farther th...

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6.0

Marvel 2099: Alpha #1

By: Nick Spencer, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Nov 20, 2019

80 years ago, the Marvel Universe was born. 80 years from now, will it die?! THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL! Events of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN have been leading to this for months. Something is happening in 2099 that spans Nueva York and beyond and will shake up the official Marvel Future forever. This is not a drill!
Rated T

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed Heart Attack #1 Dec 5, 2019
5.0

Played by the numbers. Meh.

Heart Attack #1

By: Shawn Kittelsen, Eric Zawadzki
Released: Nov 20, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! Superpowers and teenage romance collide in the newest Skybound original by SHAWN KITTELSEN (Mortal Kombat 11) and ERIC ZAWADZKI (The Dregs, Eternal)!
Gene therapy has saved Americans from disease-only to give birth to Variants: people with powers so unique, the government denies their human rights. But a rebellion has begun...<...

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Walt's Comics & Books added 20XX to their pull list Dec 5, 2019

20XX

SERIES PREMIERE

From JONATHAN LUNA (ALEX + ADA, GIRLS, THE SWORD) and LAUREN KEELY, in her writing debut, comes an all-new ongoing series!

This sci-fi thriller for mature readers imagines a not-so-distant future-a world of norms and syms, divided by fear. Syms, a small percentage of the population with telekinetic abilities, form...

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed Everything #4 Dec 5, 2019
6.5

With basically every mystery still being very mysterious and only one issue left... and with sales numbers, which don't necessarily warrant a second "season"... is this once-promising series up for a serious nosedive?

Everything #4

By: Christopher Cantwell, I. N. J. Culbard
Released: Dec 4, 2019

The bizarre mysteries that Lori has stumbled upon get more twisted as she's led deeper into the confounding truth. But she might not be able to trust anyone, and more than one mysterious power wants her on their side. Meanwhile, the darkness of the Everything store is spreading to Rick, Eberhard and all of Holland, Michigan . . . and it's getting m...

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7.5

It's exactly what you'd expect. Pretty solid.

Punisher: Soviet #1

By: Garth Ennis, Jacen Burrows
Released: Nov 13, 2019

• Garth Ennis (Co-Creator of The Boys & Preacher) is back at Marvel and writing the Punisher again, this time with art phenom Jacen Burrows (MOON KNIGHT, 303, Crossed) at his side.
•  A dozen Russian mobsters lie dead at the Punisher's feet and he wasn't the one who pulled the trigger.
•  If you know Frank Castle, you know this d...

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed 20XX #1 Dec 5, 2019
9.0

This is how you do an excellent first issue. Really dig the new art style by Jonathan Luna and the b&w, too.

20XX #1

By: Lauren Keely, Jonathan Luna
Released: Dec 4, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE

From JONATHAN LUNA (ALEX + ADA, GIRLS, THE SWORD) and LAUREN KEELY, in her writing debut, comes an all-new ongoing series!

This sci-fi thriller for mature readers imagines a not-so-distant future-a world of norms and syms, divided by fear. Syms, a small percentage of the population with telekinetic abilities, form...

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8.0

The tonality was right, the artwork was great, just that the story didn't really grab me.

John Constantine: Hellblazer #1

By: Si Spurrier, Aaron Campbell
Released: Nov 27, 2019

John Constantine is back in London, back to his old tricks-and just in time, as things have become very dark indeed in his old stomping grounds. A small-time gang lord has found himself dealing with a big-time outbreak of supernatural weirdness...and without any allies to call on and nothing left to call his own, John doesn't have much choice about...

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed Doctor Doom #3 Dec 5, 2019
6.0

This was messy.

Doctor Doom #3

By: Christopher Cantwell, Salvador Larroca
Released: Dec 4, 2019

DOCTOR DOOM is dead. For now. In this issue he literally finds himself in Hell, battling against his old foe Mephisto for the control of his own soul. It's an epic underworld fight, the victor of which may have to be decided by an unexpected third party. Meanwhile, the Blue Marvel continues his hunt for the Doctor, and begins to wonder if Victor's ...

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7.0

Far Sector #1

By: N.K. Jemisin, Jamal Campbell
Released: Nov 13, 2019

N.K. Jemisin, the acclaimed, award-winning author of The Broken Earth and Inheritance science fiction trilogies, makes her comic book debut with bestselling Naomi artist Jamal Campbell as they thrust you into a stunning sci-fi murder mystery on the other side of the universe!
For the past six months, newly chosen Green Lantern Sojourner "Jo" M...

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Walt's Comics & Books reviewed Fallen Angels #1 Nov 15, 2019
7.5

Good writing, terrible art and colors/digital „effects“. Too many subplots and backstory/exposition makes it feel pretty slow, which is not good for a (expensive) first Issue. Not sure if I’ll be back for more...

Fallen Angels #1

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Nov 13, 2019

THE DAWN DOES NOT BREAK FOR ALL!
Psylocke finds herself in this new world of Mutantkind unsure of her place in it... but when a face from her past returns only to be killed, she seeks help from others who feel similar to get vengeance. Cable and X-23 join Kwannon for a personal mission that could jeopardize all Mutantkind!
Rated T+

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Walt's Comics & Books rated Lucifer #1 Nov 10, 2019
9.0

Lucifer #1

By: Dan Watters, Max Fiumara
Released: Oct 17, 2018

Lucifer is missing. Having embarked on a dangerous journey to find the mother of his abandoned son, the Prince of Lies finds himself imprisoned and crippled by mysterious forces who seek to torment him for their own terrible ends. Meanwhile: a car is crashed, two witches blind themselves, a tumor speaks its first words, and a perfectly good bowl of...

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8.0

Hellboy and The B.P.R.D.: Long Night at Goloski Station #1

By: Mike Mignola, Matt Smith
Released: Oct 30, 2019

A quiet night at a rundown Russian train station turns into an all-out demon battle for Hellboy when three sinister interlopers pass through.

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7.5

Amazing Spider-Man #33

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

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Walt's Comics & Books added Ghost Rider (2019) to their pull list Nov 10, 2019

Ghost Rider (2019)

ALL HELLS BREAK LOOSE!
The Brothers Ghost Rider are back! Johnny Blaze ain't just the king of Hell-he's the warden too. He's the first line of defense between the demonic hordes trying to escape the joint and the lords of other hells making a play for his throne and all the power that comes with it - including a certain evil queen from his past...

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8.0

Ghost Rider #2

By: Ed Brisson, Aaron Kuder
Released: Nov 6, 2019

GHOST RIDER VS. GHOST RIDER!
  It had to happen... Johnny versus Danny! But who does Mephisto have his money on?
Rated T+

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