Bonus Episode – The Walking Dead 100 and Violence in Comics

Negan 2 In this special non-canonical episode, Curt and Kevin discuss The Walking Dead #100 and graphic violence in comics stories. As Negan makes his introduction on the Walking Dead TV series, we ask: Was his brutal murder of a beloved character in this issue a bridge too far? When do violent scenes in comics cross the line? And was Negan a Tarantino fan before the zombie apocalypse? (Also mentioned: From Hell, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 2, Garth Ennis, and the “Women in Refrigerators” trope in comics.)

But what do YOU think? Share your thoughts on a violent comic-book story that stuck with you—one you enjoyed, or one that grossed you out—and you could win FIVE FREE COMICS from The Comics Canon Prize Bin! Send us an email, or hit us up on Twitter or Facebook, and the best response will receive five free comics of our choosing. The winner will be selected on Friday, April 8.

Meanwhile, check back with us in two weeks as we return to passing judgment on classic comics stories with Preacher: Until the End of the World! And as always, thanks for listening!

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