‘Walking Dead’ Issue #100 Covers, Comic-Con Survival Course & The Governor

Published 2 years ago by , Updated June 14th, 2012 at 9:49 am,

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There’s no better way to kick off Comic-Con 2012 news than to talk about The Walking Dead, a franchise that has exceled in both the comic book and television world. Celebrating its 100th issue this July (not to mention an extremely successful second season on TV), The Walking Dead will certainly be making its presence known in San Diego this year.

On top of releasing the 100th issue of The Walking Dead while at Comic-Con, Skybound has teamed up with the famed comic to release a limited Governor t-shirt for purchase at SDCC, and will turn Petco Park into a Walking Dead survival obstacle course. If you’ve ever wanted to find out how long you would(n’t) last in a zombie attack, this is your chance.

Staying away from spoilers (for any television fans that might be reading), it’s fair to say that Rick has certainly seen better days. In terms of comparing the television show to the comic book, the release of The Walking Dead’s 100th issue will set the comic roughly 14 seasons ahead of the AMC series – a number that most shows never reach. After seeing what has happened to Rick in 2 seasons, just imagine what happens after 14 more.

Kicking off The Walking Dead season 3 in October, this upcoming season will mark a significant shift in tone for the television series. Putting the word “survival” to the test, Rick and company will find themselves up against someone much more dangerous than zombies: The Governor.

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With 14 seasons separating the television series and comic book, Rick and Co. have faced many challenges along the way, and are much different than what fans of the TV show are used to. While the television series doesn’t follow the comic book exactly, it’s extremely close. Fans not caught up with the comics should definitely be wary of spoilers (below).

Making sure The Walking Dead #100 receives its due, a collection of cover variants from Todd McFarlane, Sean Phillips, Charlie Adlard, Frank Quietly and Marc Silverstri will be also be released. Because some of the covers reveal certain plot twists in The Walking Dead television show, fans of the series should stay away from checking out the covers.

However, if you’re all caught up with the comic (or can’t help but read spoilers), you can check out three of the covers on the next page.

[ISSUE #100 COVERS CONTAIN MAJOR WALKING DEAD TV SHOW SPOILERS!!!]

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The Walking Dead season 3 premieres October 2012 on AMC

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Weekly, CBM

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  1. Cannot wait for Season 3! It’s going to be twisted fun!

  2. [Editors note: Spoilers contained within this comment thread]

    Is that supposed to be Rick as a zombie near Lori’s tombstone?

    • @joemgarner, nope, it’s

      SPOILER ALERT

      shane

      • at least i think it is…hmmmm now i cant remember if that happend in another issue or not

        • See, i thought that too, but he is already dead as a zombie. Rick dug him up and shot him in the head in the comics. And look at the hand on the zombie…We all know what happens to ricks hand in the comics. so that is why i am debating either Rick or Shane.

          • SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS

            Yeah, looking at the hand I have to assume it’s Rick. Shane has been long gone.

  3. I can’t wait for the walking dead to return its gonna be awesome.

  4. Anyone see the picture of Morrissey as the Governor? The guy looks nothing like the comics but even in the promo pics the guy still looks like a badass. Soooo excited!

  5. Okay…just wondering on episode 70 in the comics when its talking about how the dad ate the son’s eyes…who else read that story on the news before the comic was even out? Who else saw it first on FLuffeeTalks? Just wondering here :P

  6. i hope that rick’s hand wont be cut off on TV.