ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- comic books hitting the shelves this week.
Of all God's monsters, noblest by far is the zombie. Not the vampire, whose snooty upper-class bearing, angsty brooding and shameless trend-chasing renders it insufferable. Not the werewolf, whose affinity for
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For any fan who has ever wanted to road trip through the horrifyingly depressing locales of Robert Kirkman's "The Walking Dead," one industrious fan has created the ultimate guide via Google Maps.
Jason McDonald, the Brooklyn fan behind the map, has listed key locations and descriptions from essentially every major event from the 64 (and counting) issues of the zombie drama.
The map has gained the attention of pub
"Questionable Content" has a new t-shirt for sale, with a slogan that may seem familiar to fans of Wolverine and his famous tag line, "I'm the best there is at what I do, and what I do ain't pretty." Admittedly, what zombies do isn't very pretty either: lumbering around in various states of decomposition in search of brains.
But c'mon, if there's any
Fans of the instant-classic television series "Mad Men" may soon find another original show joining it on the American Movie Channel: The Image zombie comic "The Walking Dead." To clarify, the creator-owned zombie series by Robert Kirkman isn't just another zombie comic; it's THE zombie comic, and hell, even if you don't like zombies it's still worth a shot.
Now, now, let me preface this post by stating that I'm okay with movie studios releasing similar kinds of films around the same time. A few years back when "The Prestige" and "The Illusionist" hit theaters, I liked both for very different reasons even though one seemed to outshine the other according to my personal taste
Outside of Hollywood, there is perhaps no greater destination for the undead than comics. Between Robert Kirkman's "The Walking Dead," Marvel's "Marvel Zombies" and DC's undead Black Lanterns, the medium is a veritable garden for the gruesome