The Walking Dead: Compendium 1
by Robert Kirkman
Genre: Zombie Graphic Novel
Published: May 19, 2009
Purchase: Amazon | Powell’s
I enjoyed The Walking Dead, Compendium 1 (collecting issues 1-48) so much more than the television show. Things move so much quicker! It’s non-stop action. Nothing seems to drag on, which is nice. I felt like I read through about four seasons of the show while reading his compendium.
There are some differences from the show that make it pretty entertaining. I’m confused about why they made Carol in the show so different. They could have given her a different name if they wanted to create a new character. I love Carol in the show, but found her to be really clingy and annoying in the comic.
There is also a lot more sex in the comic on the show. With all the violence on the show, it is pretty prudish about sex. Everyone is always hooking up with someone else or wanting to in the comic.