Culture Magazine

Book Review – The Walking Dead Vol. 17: Something to Fear by Robert Kirkman & Others

By Manofyesterday

wpid-20150317_193708.jpg

Funny story. I’ve been waiting a long time for the third compendium to be released but I did some research and found out that it’s not likely to come out until the end of the year. I didn’t want to wait that long to continue the story of the comics so I decided to pick up the smaller collections. Only I forgot that it’s really easy to breeze through them so you’ll see a few of these coming out. This is volume 17 Something to Fear and it features the introduction of a character that I’m sure comics and non-comics fans of The Walking Dead have heard of – Negan.

With regards to the television show it’s a name that has been touted for a long time and as such the expectations grew as I read this collection. I’d only heard one major spoiler, which didn’t lessen the impact of it when I read it, and Negan really is something else. I loved how the story built him up into something of a mythic figure and when he ripped the heart out of our heroes it was crazy, with some amazingly gruesome artwork to accompany the events.

It takes the story in a new direction and opens up the world a little bit, but it still feels a logical development and the existence of Negan and his group makes sense in the world as it is presented. It provides a good challenge for Rick and the other survivors, and the way that they deal with this challenge is also something a little different.

There are a few other subplots going on but the big event here is Negan, and it’s him that I’m sure will dominate the next few volumes.


You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Big Food Giants Manipulate Public Health Policy in China

    Food Giants Manipulate Public Health Policy China

    Coca-Cola is at it again. As soda sales decline in the United States and Europe, beverage companies look to emerging economies like China for growth. And, it... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Dietdoctor
    DIET & WEIGHT, HEALTH, HEALTHY LIVING, MEDICINE
  • Jewellery for a Precious You

    Jewellery Precious

    Jewellery is always close to a woman’s heart. It completes her look and boost confidence. Considering the changing trends in jewellery fashion, it becomes... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Dr.jenifer Sayyed
    LIFESTYLE
  • Rajshri Productions’ Next Is A Film On Friendship | Hum Chaar | Trailer

    Abhishek Dixit’s debut feature film Hum Chaar is a Bollywood film made under the banner of Rajshri’s film. Hum Chaar is written and directed by Abhishek Dixit. Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Themoviean
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Saint Paul the First Hermit

    Saint Paul First Hermit

    Today is the feast day of Saint Paul the hermit. This is a sweet and delicate Oatmeal Bread topped with rolled oats and naturally sweetened with agave. Saint... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Veronica46
    FOOD & DRINK, RECIPES
  • Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu | Teaser | Pranav Mohanlal | Arun Gopy

    Arun Gopy’s Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu is an upcoming Malayalam action-drama feature film starring Pranav Mohanlal and Zaya David in the lead roles. Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Themoviean
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • A Year Of Body Positivity

    Year Body Positivity

    Last January, as I sat there on New Years eve all set to make the same old resolutions I've made year after year for as long as I can remember, I realised how... Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Sparklesandstretchmarks
    DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – Jan 2019

    Garden Bloggers Bloom 2019

    Euphorbia rigidaWhen I went out to take the photos for this blog post I was surprised at how much was in flower dotted around the garden. Read more

    The 15 January 2019 by   Patientgardener
    GARDENING, HOME