It’s been hailed as a modern comics masterpiece, a milestone of the horror genre and was the 2010 Eisner award winning for best on-going series. It’s issues have gone Day and Date, been adapted into episodes for a hit T.V. show and have continued to deliver thrills and chills since issue #1 hit store shelfs way back in 2003. Now nearly eight years and 81 issues later the series has become a near unstoppable force in the world of creator owned comics, however the fact remains that if you haven’t experienced The Walking Dead in a trade, you haven’t really experienced at all.
With each volume collecting six issues at a time. The trade editions present the story of The Walking Dead in the way series creator Robert Kirkman intended it to be read. Volume #1 Days Gone Bye tells of the desperate struggle of Rick Grimes as he awakes in a hospital to find the world he once knew and the civilization he was once sworn to protect; destroyed. From there things go from bad to worse as the series escalates to a tale of distopian survival among the backdrop of a bitter winter, a maximum security prison sell and all out war that is not only extremely violent but also extremely human.
The collected volumes are a perfect way to get into the series from the beginning, and right now the first eleven trades are on sale for $5.99 a piece. That’s roughly 40% off the cover price and a huge savings on the series overall! So whether you have been curious about the series, are looking for a great read, or simply a new way to experience a classic favorite take advantage of this amazing offer today. It won’t be around long and with issue #82 toping tomorrow’s pull list, why not take the time to get caught up what you’ve missed?
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