Was integrating the comic canon so much such a good idea?
In some ways it ruins the story. You know Glen is going to leave. You know Lilly has go. It makes it harder to connect with these characters.
I've never read the comic, probably never will b/c I don't read comics, and while it's cool to have some back story to the characters in the comic, I really don't care in the grand scheme of things.
I never heard of Lilly before this game and I bet a lot of people haven't. (Probably a lot of have though, to be fair.)
But with Kirkman's new novel, and what we know from the comic, it's spoilers and ruins the flow of the canon all at once.
For example, Lilly's Dad's name is Everett, not Larry, in the comic. And he doesn't die of a heart attack. And when the outbreak occurred, she was with a friend, not this group.
I think what they did with Glen was cool, but what they did was Lilly went too far.
Lilly, or any other prominent character, should have never been integrated so much.
It's just my opinion.
Since things are already out of whack with the comic canon, I hope they develop Lilly more. I want to see how her worldview changes after Larry's death. (Something tells me she'll be gone episode 3, though.) I see Kenny in episode 4 and I wouldn't mind not seeing him around.