Two of my greatest loves in life are Christmas and comics, and so it's always a treat for me when the two cross over in that most wonderful of things: the holiday special. Even when those things are bad, they're still kind of good, because it's Christmas, and you're feeling charitable. But sometimes the introduction of Christmas-themed elements are not what you expect. Here are ten appearances by Christmas folk that might confound you, and that's even without mentioning that time Aquaman saved the baby Jesus from pirates by mind-controlling a giant squid.
Season four of The Walking Dead, AMC’s television adaptation of the Eisner-winning Image Comics series created by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore and drawn by Charlie Adlard, is now six episodes deep. And even though the Kansas City Chiefs are playing the most important game of their season at the same time, John Parker is still doing the recap. It's his own minor apocalypse.
After The Governor appeared briefly at the end of last week’s episode, many fans had to be wondering what he’s been up to the last several months. After “Live Bait,” they’re still wondering.
Season four of The Walking Dead, AMC’s television adaptation of the Eisner-winning Image Comics series created by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore and drawn by Charlie Adlard, is well underway. While the survivors grapple with the apocalypse and each other, ComicsAlliance’s John Parker will be following along all season to see who lives, who dies, and who earns a deeper understanding of sacrifice, because it's just that kind of show.
Last week, Rick left Carol in both a literal and physical cul-de-sac, and there was a lot of talking, mostly about how everybody was changing and nobody liked it. This week, the prison stands on its last legs, the flu takes down lots of people we don't really care about, walkers mob the fences, and Hershel finally gets his much-deserved dap.
The horror comics genre has been very good to Robert Kirkman. The Walking Dead, the writer's most endearingly popular work, is now well past 100 issues, and the fourth season of AMC's immensely successful television adaption of the series begins this Sunday. And now the writer is returning to the genre, as today Kirkman announced Outcast, a horror comic about exorcism and demonic possession, to be illustrated by veteran artist Paul Azaceta and published under Skybound, the imprint Kirkman founded in partnership with Image Comics. Further, the writer revealed that Outcast is already in the works to be adapted to television by Fox International, with whom Kirkman has a partnership.
With Breaking Bad coming to an end, AMC is one step closer to just going all in and renaming itself TWD. The US cable network is planning yet another series that will be a "companion" to its hit The Walking Dead, to go along with its already high level of Walking Dead-related programming including The Talking Dead and a Web series.
Take a look at today's Link Ink, after the jump.
It doesn't quite have the same ring to it as "Super Dixon Bros." to me, but starting today, Activision's The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct first-person-shooter will indeed supply players with a video game adventure following Daryl and his brother Merle as they journey from Georgia to Atlanta, complete with all the requisite zombie slaying/surviving antics.
Now available on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC, the game is meant to bring to life "the authentic, heart-stopping