The Walking Dead #1

    The Walking Dead » The Walking Dead #1 - Days Gone Bye, Pt. 1 released by Image on October 2003.

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    Days Gone Bye, Pt. 1 last edited by pikahyper on 09/10/19 02:36AM View full history

    Rick Grimes, Sheriff of a small town in Kentucky awakes in a hospital. Comatose after being shot while on duty, Rick finds the world abandoned of all things living and is faced with walking undead, who attack him on sight. He returns home to find his family, son Carl and wife Lori, gone. He meets his new neighbor, who points him towards Atlanta. After retrieving supplies from the abandoned Police Station, Rick sets off to Atlanta to search for his family.

    List of covers and their creators:

    CoverNameCreatorsSidebar Location
    RegRegular CoverTony Moore1
    REWizard World Austin Exclusive CoverRob Guillory11
    REWizard World Chicago Exclusive CoverEthan Van Sciver12
    REWizard World Comic Con NYC Experience Exclusive CoverNeal Adams13
    REWizard World Las Vegas Exclusive CoverGilbert Hernandez4
    REWizard World Las Vegas Exclusive Sketch CoverGilbert Hernandez5
    REWizard World Minneapolis Exclusive CoverClayton Crain3
    REWizard World Nashville Exclusive CoverMico Suayan14
    REWizard World Ohio Exclusive CoverMike Zeck15
    REWizard World Philadelphia Comic ConJulian Totino Tedesco16
    REWizard World Portland Exclusive CoverMichael Golden17
    REWizard World San Jose Exclusive CoverColleen Doran2
    REWizard World St. Louis Exclusive CoverArthur Suydam18
    DigitalRegular Cover (Digital)Tony Moore19
    REImage Expo Exclusive CoverUnknown9
    REImage Expo Exclusive Cover (Sketch)Unknown10
    REEmerald City Comic Con CoverUnknown8
    REWizard World - New Orleans Exclusive CoverUnknown7
    REBlack Friday 10th Anniversary Edition CoverUnknown6


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    And so, it begins... 0

    This is fast becoming one of my favourite titles, and I just had to check out the opener - So, the first installment of what is to become (if it isn`t already) a classic horror comic series... Injured in the line of duty, policeman Rick Grimes wakes in a deserted hospital - deserted of the living, that is - after a near escape from a canteen full of zombies, Rick cycles home. His house is deserted but he does bump into two other survivors, Morgan Jones and small son, Duane, who put him in the pi...

    11 out of 11 found this review helpful.

    Koz's Comic Flashback 0

    If you do not read this series there  is something seriously wrong with you. this series is not your typical zombie let me eat your brains all out blood and gore. It is a character driven book and throughout the series there are many charaters that come and go and you will be upset when one of your favorite characters dies. I feel that this is Robert Kikmans best work yet. I love the Walking Dead and I hope it never ends. I picked up issue #1(a reprint) for free on Free Comic Book Day. Now it h...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

    The Walking Dead begins with a crawl 0

    The Walking Dead is one of the best on-going survival horror comics I've read. Not often is the concept of a long term zombie out-break explored such as in Walking Dead. One valid complaint throughout the series could be an imbalanced zombie to character development ratio, but sometimes the sweet carnage of the undead comes second to our group of survivors.  The premiere issue starts similarly to the film 28 Days Later (this is merely coincidence, as both titles were being written around the sam...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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