If you follow Blue Exorcist author Kazue Kato on Twitter, you'll know that she's something of a Walking Dead fan. She drew tribute art for New Years. She had a sketch for the March Japanese debut of season four. And this week, she posted a Daryl and Beth piece she stumbled on from her sketch book. Get a look after the jump.
Akebono Tarō has had a storied career. The American born wrestler became the first non-Japanese-born wrestler ever to reach yokozuna, the highest rank in sumo. Now he's a zombie, promoting the Japanese broadcast of The Walking Dead. Get a look after the jump.
Many Japanese people think that foreign comics are simpler than Japanese manga, but Ame-comi (American comics) and "bande dessinee" (comics produced for French and Belgian readers) have their fans and advocates. To recognize and promote non-native comics translated for Japanese audiences, a Gaiman Award polled readers to find the best of 2012. See the results after the jump.
Hit zombie comic adaptation Walking Dead returns to AMC February 12 for the second half of the season season with the episode "Nebraska." Check out an action-heavy trailer, a peek at the episode's opening minutes, and a parody after the jump.
Diamond, the distributor of comics to specialty shops, has released their list of the top 200 graphic novels for 2011. Walking Dead topped the list in 2010, and dominated with more than half of the top 10 spots in 2011. The highest ranked manga was Naruto volume 50 at #84. See the full list after the jump.
The Walking Dead returns to AMC for its second season on Sunday, October 16th. The wait might have been brutal for fans, but that's been nothing compared to the bloodbath that took place behind the scenes since season one, which even took out series' show runner Frank Darabont (The Mist). Judge whether a Darabont-less Walking Dead is any less harsh for Rick Grimes and his fellow survivors in a two minute clip after the jump.
It's only two weekly until Walking Dead kicks off its 13 episode second season with a 90 minute hitting on October 16th. Check out a peek at the zombie mayhem after the jump.
Despite a significant behind the scenes blood bath at Walking Dead that saw the series' writers and showrunner Frank Darabont removed, a second season is still lurching toward its October 16, 2011 premiere. Check out a sample of the zombie mayhem to come after the jump.