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The Walking Dead: The Whisperer War review

The War with the Whisperers was inevitable. But who who survive this all out battle?

The Walking Dead: The Whisperer War review. Issue #157
Part 1 of 6 chapters
by TS Alan

Issue #157, kicks off what looks to be the most compelling Walking Dead story line since ‘All Out War’ (issues 115 – 126) several years ago. And while “The Whisperer War” involves another major clash between opposing factions, this opening chapter makes it clear that Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard are planning something that readers may not expect. Kirkman has already laid some foundation of mistrust between the allied communities and with an uneasy truce between Rick and Negan, things are sure to get extremely interesting. Especially since readers know Negan doesn’t do anything that doesn’t serve his own agenda and getting his beloved Lucille back.

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Negan telling Dwight he will give him back Lucille, in part one of The Whisperer War

Brief synopsis:

All the allied communities seem to be rallying around Rick in his call to battle against The Whisperers. Some are more willing than others to send troops, but all know that if they don’t permanently eliminate The whisperers it could be an end to peace and their trade routes.

The escaped Negan has returned, bringing Rick the decapitated head of Alpha, the leader of The Whisperers, as a gesture of good faith and sincerity in a desire for a truce and to help Rick fight a common foe. However, Dwight is not so easy to believe the leader he helped to overthrow.

Will the aging Rick join in the fray and lead the troops? Will Carl & Lydia disobey Michonne’s order to stay behind to help guard  the community. And will Negan betray his truce with Rick? These questions will certainly be answered in the upcoming issues of The Walking Dead: The Whisperer War.

Conclusion:

With Negan bringing the decapitated head of Alpha to Rick as a gift, creator Robert Kirkman finally brings the looming war with The Whisperers to fruition. There is no doubt after reading the first part that The Whisperers will be out for bloody revenge for the death of their leader. With Negan’s return and his desire to do things Rick’s way, readers, especially fans of Negan, will want to know if Negan’s intention is honorable or if he is up to an underhanded scheme of revenge against Rick. This series will be a must read for all Walking Dead comic fans.

Walking Dead The Whisperer War review | Zombie Education Alliance

Walking Dead The Whisperer War review | Zombie Education Alliance

Issue #157. Cover “A” by Charlie Adlard

The War with the Whisperers was inevitable. But who who survive this all out battle? The Walking Dead: The Whisperer War review. Issue #157 Part 1 of 6 chapters by TS Alan Issue #157, kicks off what looks to be the most compelling Walking Dead story line since 'All Out War' (issues 115 - 126) several years ago. And while "The Whisperer War" involves another major clash between opposing factions, this opening chapter makes it clear that Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard are planning something that readers may not expect. Kirkman has already laid some foundation of mistrust between the…

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Summary : The Walking Dead: Whisperer War Issue #157, looks to be the most compelling Walking Dead story line since 'All Out War'. Part 1 has enough setup for fans to want to read the next issue. And with Negan's return as a possible ally, it's sure to be an interesting series.

About TS Alan

TS was the former managing editor of Zombie Training before co-founding ZEA with former associate editor Mike Garman. TS was born outside Buffalo, NY. After attending high school he entered into a two-year community college to study Communications and Media Arts. There he became involved in the college’s radio station as a radio personality, under the pseudonym of J.D. Hollywood. After a year with WNCB radio he also became the station’s Promotions Director. J.D. Hollywood was also one of two names he used as a music reporter and Associate Editor for Buffalo Backstage, a local music magazine. After moving to Manhattan and experiencing the Northeast blackout of 2003, he became interested in prepping and urban survival, learning much of his experience through self education and observation of tragic events like 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy. TS Alan currently resides in the East Village of New York City and is a published author of the zombie novel The Romero Strain.