The Walking Dead Creator Supports The Show Killing Off Major Characters

The Walking Dead Creator Supports The Show Killing Off Major Characters
Some creatives are highly protective of their creations and insist on rigid and faithful adaptations. One of these is certainly not Robert Kirkman, writer and co-creator of The Walking Dead comics, who has stated he welcomed major changes being made to the narrative for the hit show.

For the most part, the TV series has followed the same general story of the comics, although to prevent it from becoming too unwieldy some plotlines have been condensed and supporting characters are often omitted or merged into amalgamations that hit the required beats. Major deviations have included the departures of Rick, who died in the comics’ penultimate issue, and Michonne, who was alive at the finale, and the death of Carl, who likewise made it to the series’ final issue and was central in its somewhat abrupt ending.

Of making changes, Kirkman had this to say:

“It seems like it’s an
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