The Walking Dead Weekly MailBag: August 7th, 2017

Welcome to our first-ever Walking Dead Mailbag! This is the place you can go to get some of your most burning (and spoiler-free) questions answered about The Walking Dead comics, show, or other Skybound properties! We pulled these fan questions from Twitter but we’ll expand it next week to Facebook, Instagram, and the very comments below this post. So, let’s dive in.

Old Man Rick


You know we can’t reveal that! Maybe it’s a dream, maybe it’s the comic time jump, maybe it’s the coma! Creator Robert Kirkman DID address the comic allusion recently recently, “Comic book fans know where a scene that kind of looked like that would fall, but it also doesn’t seem like we would be getting to that just yet if you were a comic book fan, so there’s a mystery to that.” Stay tuned!

Fear The Walking Dead Crossover


Although the producers have said there aren’t any current plans to have a crossover, they haven’t ruled it out either. “I think that it’s something that we would love to try and work out, and we know the fans would love it,” Robert Kirkman said at the Fear The Walking Dead panel at San Diego Comic Con 2017. “It’s something that’s very complicated because of that time gap, so we’ll just have to see.” Never say never!

More Daryl?


After Daryl was tortured, hidden, and finally unleashed last season it’s hard to say if we’ll see MORE of him. What we can say is that you’ll see more of the Daryl we saw after he escaped The Sanctuary.

Zombie Kids

Walker Sophia (Madison Lintz) and Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) - The Walking Dead - Season 2, Episode 7 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

Oh but we have! Haven’t you seen the first episode? And “Nebraska?” Zombie kids are everywhere!

Zombie Origins

Walker - The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

Robert Kirkman has addressed this a number of times over the years, but most recently he told an audience during his panel at San Diego Comic Con that he DOES know what caused the virus but it’s “dumb” and he’ll “never tell anyone.” So feel free to speculate away!

The Walking Dead Outside the U.S.


We sort of already have! Fear the Walking Dead (which DOES take place in the same universe as The Walking Dead) currently goes between the U.S. and Mexico. Also, Brian K. Vaughn’s Walking Dead companion issue “The Alien” shows how folks dealt with the outbreak in Spain. Definitely recommend you check both of them out.

Season 8 Premiere

BTS, Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan, Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha Williams - The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 16 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

The Walking Dead returns on Sunday, October 22nd at 9PM on AMC. And don’t worry, there will be plenty of Negan to go around.

Best Season Yet?

Cast of the Walking Dead - The Walking Dead _ Season 8 - Photo Credit: AMC

We’re obviously biased but we think in terms of battles, high stakes, and insanity yes, this will be one of the biggest seasons of the series.

Our first mailbag is in the books! Do YOU have a burning question for us? Ask in the comments below and we might feature it in next week’s post!