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Starting this October, you’ll be able to watch The Walking Dead on AMC. You can prepare to join The Walking Dead by picking up the new printing of THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, VOL. 1 TP on September 1.

THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, VOL. 1 collects the first 48 issues of the ongoing series by writer Robert Kirkman with art by Charlie Adlard and Tony Moore. It weighs in at more than 1000 pages of zombies and the people who try to survive them.

“This is the perfect opportunity to catch up with THE WALKING DEAD before the AMC series debuts,” states Kirkman. “It’s a great way to get started with the series or to catch up with your favorite Walking Dead characters.”

In THE WALKING DEAD, an epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. Society has crumbled, and a handful of survivors lead by Rick Grimes fight to live in a world ruled by the dead.

THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, VOL. 1, a 1088-page black and white trade paperback collecting the first 48 issues of the series, will be available for $59.99 on September 1, 2010. The AMC series debuts in October.

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of four major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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