Rick Grimes Will Return to The Walking Dead Comic to Battle Aliens

Rick Grimes Will Return to The Walking Dead Comic to Battle Aliens
The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman has always liked to tease that the real cause of the zombie outbreak in his long-running comic series was extraterrestrial in nature. Back in January 2020, Kirkman responded to a question on Twitter as to the zombie outbreak’s origin with a simple “space spore.”

This was a joke, of course, but it was also a stealthy shout out to what The Walking Dead could have been.

Kirkman originally developed The Walking Dead as a Night of the Living Dead comic. But when Image Comics encouraged him to develop his own idea so that he could control the IP, Kirkman concocted a “Plan 9 From Outer Space-esque tale of how the zombies were actually animated by an alien race that was preparing to invade Earth by disrupting its infrastructure.”

That obviously never came to pass and The Walking Dead would go on to tell 193 issues of
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