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The Walking Dead: Survivors’ Guide by Robert Kirkman Review

Title: The Walking Dead: Survivors’ Guide

Author: Robert Kirkman

First published November 1, 2011

112 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 9781607064589 (ISBN10: 1607064588)

Rating: 4.39


Get to know every character that has graced the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead with The Survivors’ Guide. This comprehensive handbook features a checklist of all the characters that have appeared on the hit TV series, including those who are still alive and those who have perished.

Written by Robert Kirkman, the creator of the comic book series that inspired the show, this guide is the perfect companion for any fan of The Walking Dead. Don’t miss out on this must-have supplement to one of the most beloved shows on television!

About the Author

Meet Robert Kirkman, an American comic book writer who has made a name for himself through his fantastic work on The Walking Dead, Invincible (published by Image Comics), and Marvel Zombies and Ultimate X-Men (published by Marvel Comics). He even teamed up with Todd McFarlane, co-founder of Image Comics, to create Haunt.

Interestingly, he is the only one among the five partners of Image Comics who wasn’t one of the original co-founders.

Robert Kirkman’s first comic books were self-published under his own label called Funk-o-Tron. He collaborated with his childhood friend Tony Moore to create the popular book Battle Pope, which was published in late 2001.

Battle Pope was a hit and ran for over two years, along with other Funk-o-Tron published books like InkPunks and Double Take.

In July of 2002, Robert started working for another company, Image Comics, with a 4-part series called SuperPatriot, which he created along with Battle Pope backup story artist Cory Walker. Robert’s creator-owned projects followed shortly thereafter, including Tech Jacket, Invincible and, of course, The Walking Dead.

Editoral Review

The Walking Dead: Survivors’ Guide by Robert Kirkman is a must-read for fans of the graphic novel and TV series. The book was first published on November 1, 2011, and it serves as a companion to the wildly popular and ultra-violent zombie franchise.

Robert Kirkman is the creator of The Walking Dead universe, and he has been instrumental in bringing it to life in various media formats. This particular book is a guide that provides in-depth information about the series’ characters, locations, and events.

While the book is mainly intended for fans of the series, it can be enjoyed by anyone who is interested in apocalyptic science fiction. The book starts with a brief introduction by Robert Kirkman, where he provides some insight into the process of creating the series.

The guide is then split into seven chapters, each of which focuses on a specific character or location from the series. The chapters are well-organized, and the information is presented in an easy-to-read format.

Each chapter includes detailed biography pages for the featured characters, as well as maps and diagrams for the featured locations. The book also contains exclusive original artwork by Charlie Adlard, the series’ artist.

One of the strengths of The Walking Dead: Survivors’ Guide is its attention to detail. The book provides fans with a wealth of information about the series, including behind-the-scenes details about the production process.

Fans of the series will undoubtedly appreciate the in-depth character profiles and artwork that the book offers. However, some readers may find the information in the book redundant.

While it does provide a lot of information, most of it can be found in other resources, such as the TV series and graphic novels. Additionally, since the book was published in 2011, it does not include any information from the later seasons of the TV series.

Despite these minor shortcomings, The Walking Dead: Survivors’ Guide is an enjoyable read for fans of the series. The book is well-designed and expertly written, and it offers a unique perspective on the series’ characters and locations.

Fans of the series will undoubtedly appreciate the book’s attention to detail and the exclusive artwork by Charlie Adlard. In conclusion, The Walking Dead: Survivors’ Guide is a must-read for fans of the series.

While it may not offer much new information for those who are already familiar with the series, it is a great resource for anyone looking to learn more about The Walking Dead universe. With its attention to detail, expert writing, and exclusive artwork, this guide is a great addition to any zombie fan’s collection.