The Walking Dead television show is so popular a quarterly magazine was launched in its honor. In an era where many long-standing print publications are downsizing or calling it quits altogether, creating a new magazine could be a risky endeavor. Judging from the early response after the first issue hit newsstands, TWD magazine could become as popular as the graphic novel series.
The magazine is explicitly dedicated to everything Walking Dead related, according to the Nerd Reactor website. Details about both the AMC hit television show and the comic book series are included in the magazine. The first issue, which was released on October 23, reportedly has two front covers and is 100-pages long.
The first edition of The Walking Dead magazine could potentially become huge collector’s item. The fan magazine is reportedly selling for $9.99. New fans of the television series can catch up on everything they have missed rather quickly, courtesy of a very detailed recap section. Die-hard fans of both the comic book series and the AMC show will likely enjoy the section which compares the similarities and differences in the storylines.
TWD magazine also boasts interviews with the show’s stars and creators, and a host of photos of from the film set. The first episode of the new quarterly magazine includes interviews with Glen Mazzara and Robert Kirkman. Actress Danai Gurira also discusses her character, Michonne, in a lengthy interview in the magazine.
David Morrissey shares some insight about his villainous character, Philip Blake AKA – The Governor. The behind the scenes tidbits and set visit descriptions are also sure to resonate with fans eagerly awaiting the newest episode of The Walking Dead.