So, Let’s Talk about that “The Walking Dead” Episode that Broke the Internet

A screen-grab from Season 6, Episode 3 of "The Walking Dead".
A screen-grab from Season 6, Episode 3 of “The Walking Dead”.

This post contains spoilers for Season 6, Episode 3 entitled “Thank You”.

Please do not read on if you are still planning to watch the episode, and you’ve still somehow managed to avoid massive plot spoilers because the internet.

Last night’s episode of The Walking Dead broke fans, Chris Hardwick, and the internet in general.

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NOC: Robert Kirkman is the Frank Miller of Zombies

Originally posted at The Nerds of Color

This month marks the 10th anniversary of Robert Kirkman’s ongoing epic The Walking Dead. Image Comics is marking the special occasion by releasing an anniversary edition of issue #1, colored by Dave Stewart. If you haven’t been reading this book — particularly if you are a fan of the AMC TV adaptation — then you should be. The Walking Dead isn’t just a great comic book, it’s a revolutionary comic book; one that fundamentally altered the zombie landscape and helped usher in the zombie Golden Age of today.

In fact, I’d even venture so far as to say that Robert Kirkman is the zombie Frank Miller.

Wait, wait, wait: before your brain explodes from the nerd-rage, hear me out on this one.

This post contains a few spoilers of The Walking Dead comic. Please read on with care.

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