Originally Posted by jaybreezy
I'm in the group that only really knows the tv show but I think after seeing some of the writing, artwork, etc. I might have to start reading. Spoilers don't really bother me so that's not an issue.
The comics are easily the "best" Walking Dead lore.
I was late to the party, I watched both seasons of the show in a day and a half, then played Ep.1 of the game and then I was bummed I'd exhausted all the visual media. Then a couple weeks later at barnes and noble I picked up the first "compendium" (issues 1-48) and I had to buy it, then I read it in a week, bought the paperback volumes 9-15 to keep me going. Then I got issues 91-98 on ebay and actually went to a comic book store (felt good to support a local business) for releases of issues 99 and 100.
Moral of the story: Comic book is addictive and fucking great to read. A couple times I just had to pause and stare at a panel to take in the emotion. In the TV series (which I still enjoy) it was just "Oh well Dale
is dead now, mooooooving on.
Originally Posted by izzywozzy
Well, remember guys, the TV series as well as the game is just "canon" so, Glenn could very well stay alive in both.
Oh wait, nevermind. I got that backwards.
The TV series is a detached story line and the events differ from those in the comic book.
The video game is supposed to stay canon with the comic books (same universe) but there are a couple discrepancies already; so for now none of the media have anything to do with each other.