Monday, June 21, 2010

The Walking Dead on AMC

 The Walking Dead is a brilliant comic series by Robert Kirkman.  I  find it engrossing and keep buying them even when I know I shouldn't.   Even the tag line for these comics is brilliant "In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally start living."  The comic is a blend of the best parts of post apocalyptic fiction and the best parts of zombie fiction.  It reminds of me of what would happen if  The Road met 28 Days Later and was spiced with Night of the Living Dead.  Ultimately,  it is a story of survival and the human relations that blossom in survival situations.  Of course,  it is peppered with gruesome zombie violence.  The illustrations are wonderful and this violence is an art.

Of course,  I was giddy with anticipation when I found out AMC is doing an adaptation of Robert Kirkman's masterpiece.  According to dread central,  "I don't think there's a single other project we're looking forward to more around the Dread Central offices than Frank Darabont's adaptation of the Robert Kirkman zombie epic The Walking Dead. Casting news has been brilliant, the effects that we've seen so far have been top shelf, and everything seems to be coming together nicely."   I'm thrilled.    In order to prepare for this epic event,  I suggest you read all of Robert Kirkman's comics as soon as possible.  They are definitely worth it!


  1. sounds like my kinda fun, thank you! :D

  2. 28 days later was a pretty good show. I love all zombie movies so I can't wait to watch this one. The most recent movie I seen was "the Crazies" and thought it was fabulous.

    How come there are no zombies in twilight? Don't women find zombies attractive?

  3. Neat! I had never heard of this. Actually, I think I heard something about the project but not about that it was based on a comic. Neat info!

  4. I loved the series and would love even more to read the actual thing. Thanks for writing about it.

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