Triumph of The Walking Dead: Robert Kirkman?s Zombie Epic on Page and Screen by James LowderTriumph of The Walking Dead: Robert Kirkman?s Zombie Epic on Page and Screen by James Lowder

Triumph of The Walking Dead: Robert Kirkman?s Zombie Epic on Page and Screen

EditorJames LowderForeword byJoe R. Lansdale

Paperback | November 1, 2011

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All zombies are created equal. All zombie stories are not.

From its humble beginnings as an indie comic book,The Walking Deadhas become a pop culture juggernaut boastingNew York Times–bestselling trade paperbacks, a hit television series, and enough fans to successfully take on any zombie uprising.

Triumph of The Walking Deadexplores the intriguing characters, stunning plot twists, and spectacular violence that make Robert Kirkman’s epic the most famous work of the Zombie Renaissance.The Walking Deadnovels’ co-authorJay Bonansingaprovides the inside story on translating the comics into prose;New York TimesbestsellerJonathan Maberrytakes on the notion of leadership (especially Rick Grimes’) during the zombie apocalypse; Harvard professorSteven Schlozmandissects the disturbing role of science in the television series; and more.

Triumph of The Walking Deadfeatures a foreword by horror legendJoe R. Lansdale.
James Lowder has worked extensively on both sides of the editorial blotter. His credits include the bestselling, widely translated novelsPrince of LiesandKnight of the Black Rose, short fiction for such anthologies asShadows Over Baker StreetandThe Repentant, and comic book scripts, role-playing game material, and hundreds of reviews a...
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Title:Triumph of The Walking Dead: Robert Kirkman?s Zombie Epic on Page and ScreenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2011Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1936661136

ISBN - 13:9781936661138

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Table of Contents

"Foreword:The Walking Dead, with Entourage” – Joe R. Lansdale
"Introduction:In Medias Apocalypsis” – Jim Lowder
"The Pathos ofThe Walking Dead” – Kyle William Bishop
"Take Me to Your Leader” – Jonathan Maberry
"Four-Color Zombies” – Arnold T. Blumberg
"A Novelist and a Zombie Walk into a Bar” – Jay Bonansinga
"Meaninglessness” – Craig Fischer
"Zombie People” – Brendan Riley
"No Clean Slate” – Kay Steiger
"Happy (En)Trails” – Vince A. Liaguno
"Rick and Rand” – Ned Vizzini
"Postmodern Merlin” – Kenneth Hite
"Feel Better?” – Steven Schlozman
"The Walking DeadandDance of Death” – Lisa Morton
"Rick Grimes: A Zombie Among Men” – Scott Kenemore
"The Hero Wears the Hat” – David Hopkins
"‘For Love Is Strong as Death’” – Kim Paffenroth
Cover art and interior zombie art – Rafael Kayanan

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"Fun and informative . . . Triumph of The Walking Dead successfully manages to do what any collection of its sort intends: Help us understand why the series is so good (and successful), while enhancing our enjoyment at the same time."
—Bookgasm