April Fools: Walking Dead Cover #129 (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Source: The Walking Dead.com

For some of us April Fool’s Day is just another day. We go about our business and then BAM! Whether it be a whoopee cushion, the talk of a local celebrity in the store, or a news story too good to be true we get nailed. Welcome to the later. The official Walking Dead site posted the cover below with a tease that TV character Daryl Dixon was joining the comic book cast. 

I fell for it and only because I had heard rumors that Robert Kirkman (series creator and writer) might add the character to the comic. The cover is pretty convincing as was the source. The comic panel that they pulled it from is below to see the difference. 

My question to you Maniacs is, despite this being an April Fool’s Day joke, should the character be written into the comic? As long as it works for the story and happens organically, why not? Sound off below! 


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