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Un fléau a transformé les morts en zombies errants à la recherche des derniers humains pour s'en repaître. Un groupe de rescapés, menés par Rick - ancien policier de son état - tente de s'en sortir dans ce monde devenu fou où une seule règle prévaut dorénavant : survivre à tout prix. Fuyant les zones urbaines infestées, les rescapés trouvent refuge dans une ferme aux ressoUn fléau a transformé les morts en zombies errants à la recherche des derniers humains pour s'en repaître. Un groupe de rescapés, menés par Rick - ancien policier de son état - tente de s'en sortir dans ce monde devenu fou où une seule règle prévaut dorénavant : survivre à tout prix. Fuyant les zones urbaines infestées, les rescapés trouvent refuge dans une ferme aux ressources providentielles, mais qui recèle également de nouveaux dangers....

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Number of Pages : 143 Pages
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Cette vie derrière nous Reviews

  • Stephen
    2019-03-03 10:06

    NEWSFLASH #1 There are A LOT of books about zombies.NEWSFLASH #2 There are A LOT of books about zombies sporting whole bags full of suck. NEWSFLASH #3 This graphic novel (what we superhero nerds call comics to sound less spandexy) is completely devoid of suck and is among the best written, most intelligent zombie stories ever. NEWSFLASH #4 I really, really like it. It’s a pretty basic set-up. Some mysterio plague-like phenom has caused zombieitis to break out and turn most of the world into mind-less mind eaters. Society has broken down and the cities are not safe because lots of used to be people means lots of current dead-heads. A group of survivors led by former small town police officer Rick Grimes are traveling around in search of food, water and a place to “start over” while having to overcome the zombie obstacles wherever they go. Like I said, pretty basic as far as general set up. But just like the human skull, the yummy is on the inside. While the zombie-folk act as an ever present threat and provide a common enemy for our survivors, they are really not the focus of the story. The real story is this group of people and the daily struggles they face, both physically and emotionally, as they try to make sense of what has happened and figure out how to move forward. Some people have stepped up and become better people than they ever thought they could and others have watched their moral compasses break down along with society. To give you an idea of the kinds of issues the people face, here is a list of events that occur in Volume 2 (I will be fairly general and not put names to the events, but the following is still going to contain some spoilers so I will cover a few with tags):1. (view spoiler)[ One of the characters is pregnant and not sure whether the father is her husband or her husband’s now dead best friend and this adds to the dilemma of whether to keep the child given the lack of medical facilities and food. (hide spoiler)]2. A husband loses his wife and becomes so overcome with grief that he contemplates suicide, despite having small children that depend on him.3. (view spoiler)[A young boy is accidentally shot, devastating both the parents of the boy and the shooter (hide spoiler)]. 4. A sad, reclusive boy who never really cared about life finds true love and a reason to live.5. Two people who have both lost spouses find each other and start to “rebuild” a life together.6. A parent’s grieving over the loss of a child leads to a unique solution to the “zombie” problem and sparks a philosophical debate about the zombies’ right to unlife. This is a terrific series. I don’t read a lot of zombie stuff and don’t generally go lady gaga for it, unless there is an interesting hook. This series hooked me. The writing is excellent, the story is engaging and I am really coming to care about the characters and what happens to them. Oh...and a quick word about the art. It’s black and white and understated and so perfectly suited to the tone of the story that I think it deserves serious propers. This is a quality series and one definitely worth checking out. Your brain will thank you, though the bleakness of the story might have your heart looking for a little alone time when your done. 4.0 stars. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

  • Alejandro
    2019-03-17 09:08

    The Walking Dead continues!This is the second volume of the softcover editions of "The Walking Dead", collecting the comic book issues from #7 to #12.Creative Team:Writer: Robert KirkmanIllustrators: Charlie Adlard Additional gray tones to inking: Cliff Rathburn Chapter TwoMILES BEHIND USOkay... What the hell are we going to do now?The body count started on the first chapter making them to realize that ANYBODY may be the next one to fall, no character is truly safe here.No one is safe in the dark new world of The Walking Dead!Ammo is scarce, so that’s why that being able to shoot and doing it with precision becomes a vital skill where, Andrea, a young blonde woman, is showing to be the best shooter of the group.Rick’s group is on the road, trying to find some safe place to survive in this nightmare that it’s their reality now.However, that seems to be an impossible goal since there are zombies everywhere!Any potential paradise reveals a hidden biting snake.

  • Delee
    2019-03-08 05:26

    This one starts during the holiday season. How fitting. There is nothing like people being killed by zombies, to put one in the Christmas spirit. :) Meeeeeeeerry Christmas!!!

  • Bookdragon Sean
    2019-03-19 03:16

    Insanity is clearly going to be a major theme through this story. I really like the way everyone’s stability is being tested. These graphic novels aren’t just a simple zombie beat down, they’re that too, but the real story is with the characters; it’s about how they learn to carry on and cope with their probable deaths at the hands of a pack of hungry zombies. Simply put, those that are weak will not survive. Only those that are willing to let go of the past, and live in the new world, have any chance of continued existence. Family and friends are dying left right and centre; there is no real hope of sanctuary on the horizon: there is only fear, anger and uncertainty. A hardened heart and a will to adapt are the only things that are going to see the characters through. Everyone is behaving in irrational ways; they are becoming violent and quick tempered. The group members are lashing out on each other, as the situation becomes more and more hopeless. They’re also forming odd attachments; one’s that would very unlikely have existed in the previous life. No doubt, in the future, this is only going to get worse. I think the incident at Hershal’s farm was really quite significant to the overall story. It has been established very early how crazy this situation is, and it needed to be done to create the uncertainty that runs through this story; it is impossible to, as clichéd as it sounds, predict what happens next. Anyone can be killed off in an instant.The insanity is an appropriate response to the situation, and one that makes this an interesting story to explore. Admittedly, this is so much better than I thought it would be. Without this element this series wouldn’t be half as good. This particular volume was a little slow, and a few characters annoyed me with their ridiculous hope when they stumbled upon a temporary haven. These same two characters are very slow to learn, act far too passively and are the embodiment of those that cannot let go of the past. They’re realistic people, but such fools. As a harsh as it sounds, they really needed to go. I wasn’t overly disappointed with the outcome. I think I’m going to really enjoy reading the rest of this. I want to see how far the characters are going to be pushed before they break.

  • Jessica (priceiswong)
    2019-03-01 10:16

    4.5 starsReally, really good! I still think these comics are much better than the show... I didn't like the artwork as much in this one, however? Is this a new Illustrator? Excited to continue on and read more!

  • Laurie –A Court of Books–
    2019-03-10 10:08

    Actual rating: 3.5 starsI liked this comic less than the first one. The thing is that I can't stop myself from comparing it to the TV show and it didn't live up to my expectations. There will be spoilers of both the TV show and the comics below.What disappointed me the most during my reading is the relationship between the characters. It felt either botched or false. I couldn't connect to the couples, not to the new ones, nor to those that are actually developed in the TV show. * Andrea / Dale *Those two are actually part of my favorites in the TV show. I liked how Dale helped Andrea coping with Amy's death, how both were struggling to feel better. I picture Dale as my grand-father, a good ear, a support. I loved the friend/family relationship between them. Hence the fact that I can't stand the romantic turn the comic took. It gave me an incest vibe because I couldn't stop picturing them as family, as they're supposed to be in the TV show. Also, Andrea is kind of useless in the comics, total opposite from the show where I loved her. Dale is still insightful and useful but I can't esteem him anymore. * Carol / Tyreese *Once again, there is something wrong about this relationship. Well actually I don't loath Carol in the TV show but I adore Tyreese in both the TV show and the book. Here again I don't understand why it was needed for the author do add romantic interest between those two. They don't seem to click. It was just like "hey, we're together in the same room, let's have a relationship!"What I reproach to Carol in the TV show is her way to be always complaining, having an opinion on everything and everyone, to consider herself better than the other and so on, here on the book, she is close to useless (like all the girls in the comics). She is Tyreese's girlfriend and not a person of her own (at least, yet). * Maggie / Glenn *Once again, it felt fake.The scene was literally "- The world is ending, let's have sex" *Hershel walks into his daughter and Glenn both naked in bed* "- But dad you don't understand, we love each other!" Please no, don't do that to me...I think that if volume 3 disappoint me again, I'll stop my reading there because the prison is my favorite season (and *crossing fingers* Michonne is supposed to come, and I need a badass woman character!)

  • Brad
    2019-03-14 04:25

    I admit it: some of Robert Kirkman's dialogue is crap. I admit it: The Walking Dead descends into cheesy soap territory from time to time. I admit it: some of Chris Adlard's art seems sloppy and rushed.I admit it: the AMC series adapting this into something even better than its source material. I admit it: I am a massive geek.BUT ...Every once in a while Kirkman hits a patch of dialogue, almost always at a critical character moment, that rings emotionally pitch perfect. Take this moment between our "hero," Rick (could he be any more annoyingly one dimensional?) and Herschel:Rick: And you're keeping those ... THINGS in your barn -- on your property -- right next to where you sleep?Herschel: Yeah, we're keeping them in the barn until we can figure out a way to help them. What have you been doing with them?Rick: What do you think we've been doing with them? You said yourself they should be dead. Shooting them in the head fixes that. We've been killing them.Herschel: Killing them?! You've just been killing them?!Rick: We're putting them out of their misery ... We should go in that barn right now and shoot every GODDAMN one of them in the head. It's nto safe for them to be here! We need to kill them before they kill us.Herschel: My SON is in there GOD DAMMIT!I can feel how expected, how trite this seems, but I can also see someone doing something as stupid as Herschel does, and I can see it happening for that very reason, and at the heart it rings true for me. I love these moments. And I think it is why Kirkland's comic has lasted so long and become such a hit on TV. It resonates. AND ...You know, the soapiness is just fine by me because it offers something that no other Zombie tale has ever offered -- potential longevity. Why is this important? Because all of the movies we see, most of the literature we see, are at the beginning of a Zombiepocalypse or an explosion of the undead. The Walking Dead started the same way, but the longer it runs the mroe fascinating it becomes. What does a Zombie infestation look like 6 months later? A year later? 5 years later? A decade? A Zombie soap opera can explore that, and it is right now as we speak.AND ...Even though Aldard's art can be sloppy at time, he's penciled some absolute gems that stick with me from this second graphic novel. The best is the cover to issue # 9:[image error]It's genius. It speaks for itself.AND ...I am glad about the TV show's decision to keep Shane alive. I am glad that they went to the CDC. I am glad that they cut the gated community. I am glad that they've added side journeys, like the run for medical supplies in the episode "Bloodletting." AMC's crew is making good choices. I hope they keep it up. AND ... If you're reading this review, you probably already know what a geek I am. So no surprise. I might have liked this more if it hadn't followed The Dark Phoenix Saga, so my apologies for those who love this installment of The Walking Dead. My standards are unfairly high at the moment.

  • [Shai] The Bibliophage
    2019-03-23 05:27

    Still haven't got the chance to watch the TV adaptation of this comics series but based from several reviews, the comic version is much better. So, I'm trying to read this series because I don't want to set my expectations in the TV series.Rick and his pack continues to find a safe shelter in this volume. It's understandable that they were just trying to make their shelter safe. However, there are several instances, notably in the old penitentiary, that they were trying to take over the area. I can understand why those inmates react like that to their hostility because of how Rick's pack, particularly his cranky wife, behaved against them.I still have a long way to go before I can finish the entire published volumes of this comic series. I just hope that I can finish them within a year, even though I also have a long list of to-be-read list of books and other graphic novels.

  • Meredith Holley (Sparrow)
    2019-03-14 09:18

    BANG! POW! SHAZAM! Who wants a gun? We do! You’re babies and convicted felons! We don’t care! There are zombies! We need to kill humans!Wait, but you said the guns were for the zom . . . Oh, whatever, okay, here are your guns. BUT WHATEVER YOU DO DON’T TAKE THEM OUT OF YOUR HOLSTERS!(scene)(people make chagrinned faces.)(zombies say, “Gar.”)Not that you would know what to say anyway, but I’m going to make a long speech about feelings right now, so don’t interrupt me because we’re all old men here, except some of the pregnant ladies, and we know that means no interruptions. Okay, where was I? . . . (chagrinned faces)(zombies say “Yaurighura”)Oh yeah, I was going to talk about love. Sometimes people are in love, and I’m happy. We say congratulations and nice to meet you when we are happy. But other times I’m sad, and when I’m sad I TELL PEOPLE ABOUT IT IN ALL CAPS. And I spit on things or people. When people die, I am sad because I love people, but if people try to kill people or rape people and then we kill them, I am not sad because they deserved it unless they didn’t mean to kill or rape people in which case we should say we’re sorry and ask them if they want to talk about it. But they don’t. But, if I am sad about people dying I TELL OTHER PEOPLE TO FUCK OFF WHEN THEY TRY TO BE NICE TO ME. BUT, WHAT ARE WE, CRAZY?And women. Women are sassy. Sassy, sassy women. But this is not about women’s rights, dammit! We could all die! I am also happy about babies, and I am sad about babies. Because does that baby know how to shoot a gun yet? And, also, is it a bastard? Sex out of wedlock is bad, and that is how babies get made! And babies make us happy and sad and have incredible marksmanship, but are unpredictable with guns.(scene)(chagrinned faces)BLING! SHAWING! BLANG!Oh my god! What are the babies doing with guns? I will never forgive you for this! AND THEY ARE NOT EVEN YOUR BABIES!NOOOOOO. Do you mean you had an extramarital affair???(thought bubble about how it was with his best friend, but she will never tell because she just couldn’t do that to him.)OH NO! The babies and convicted felons shot all of the canned goods! I never thought they would take their guns out of their holsters!I hope they didn’t shoot the pickles and canned pears because I am a pregnant woman and must eat pickles while I have morning sickness and do the laundry!(zombies come out of nowhere saying “Gak” and “Xylophone.”)WHERE DID THEY COME FROM?! Bleeeaaaarrruuuugghhhiiiiiyyyyeeeechhh.ZIP! PING! SCHLAKK!(scene)(people walk over a hill into the sunset with their guns by their sides and their arms around their women, who are also people.)(chagrinned faces with a single tear on each of their cheeks)THE END_____________________________How bad does this story need a sassy gay friend? Real bad.

  • Brendon Schrodinger
    2019-03-12 07:12

    Volume 1 finished with the gang leaving their campsite outside Atlanta following the showdown between Rick and his police partner Shane and Carl, Rick's son. Only two made it out alive. This, the oncoming winter and the realisation that civilisation is not going to just going to reboot itself.So off they all go in the RV, the stinky overfilled beat-up RV. But it's reliable.There are two story lines here. One where they come across something that seems perfect and the other where someone gets injured and it leads them to make new friends. But what happens when these friends have different views on the zombie apocalypse? Oh and Lori drops a bombshell.My favourite characters are Tyreese, Glenn and Dale. Most of the others tend to be annoying in their own way. And Rick may be an okay leader, but he is so Mickey Mouse.Food and petrol are tending to be scarcer to come by.

  • Justin
    2019-03-07 05:27

    Boy howdy, business really picked up in this one. There was tons of arguing, cussing, love-making, yelling, whispering, shooting, killing more zombies, zombies killing more people, etc. all throughout the book. I think where this ends is about where I abandoned the TV show. This was a fast-paced page-turner, but I felt like the site dragged on too long. I'm anxious to see what happens from here since there should be some new storylines to uncover for the first time. Boy howdy.

  • Scarlet Cameo
    2019-02-22 07:05

    Mucho mejor que el volumen anterior. Hay momentos de pasividad, con muy pocas cosas pasando, y otros que son mucho más activos (y no hablo sólo de los zombies). La historia entro y salió rápidamente de la granja, lo cual me agrada porque estar en ese lugar seguro hace que realmente todo se torne en el estilo de telenovela (los dramas familiares toman fuerza, la personalidad de los personajes no cambia porque no hay razones para que lo haga, todos se emparejan) y la verdad es que eso no me interesa mucho. Me encanto como paso lo de Donna, cuando mostraron ese letrero yo me quedé de .

  • Fables&Wren
    2019-03-24 06:28

    WrensReads Review:So the art changed in this book, and I am pretty sure the rest of the series is drawn this way. It is really something. I wish I had enough talent in me to draw.Welcome to a version of season 2 of The Walking Dead AMC. Where the barn is full of walkers, Maggie is annoying as ever (she gets better, don't worry), and Hershel believes that everything is just a phase and a cure will be drawn up soon.Maggie has a lot more siblings, Otis isn't cutely over weight, Shane is already dead, Tyreese has a daughter and she has a boyfriend (that got awkward) and Carl was still shot.Maggie is as forward and annoying as ever...I liked this version more than the show. No. I liked it differently than the show. I liked Hershel in the comics more. He was a little more vocal about his opinions than passive. You know, the strong silent type. What I did miss about it though is the epic walker-take-over. The group splits at the end for reasons. But they find a type of salvation at the end which opens up the third volume for lots of activities -- and probably lots of deaths.WrensReads | Goodreads | Twitter | Instagram

  • Sarah
    2019-03-25 04:20

    I really like this comic series. I like how it focuses on the people and the psychological side of how people could react in a zombie apocalypse. Everyone is pretty much having sex, getting munched on or shouting at one another and I think that's pretty realistic. The artwork in this volume was not as good as the volume 1 artwork by Tony Moore. I've gotten used to it at this stage but I see Tony Moore's artwork for the covers and I just want him back! I also wish it was in colour but that's just me. Anyways I'm glad they are going to be staying in the prison for a while because I was getting kind of tired of them being in that RV! It's confusing because it's hard to know how long has passed, I thought days were passing by but it was actually weeks! I'm looking forward to reading more of The Walking Dead comics because I feel like things are going to get really crazy soon!

  • Becky
    2019-03-16 09:08

    There's always a crazy... *SMH* It's been a little bit since I read the first volume, and so, as usual, I was a bit concerned that I might have forgotten stuff. And I did, a little... but it's still early in the series and we're still getting to know the main characters anyway, so there's enough info about them to get along with. I do think that I'm going to have to pick up the pace on reading these though! Again I really liked the artwork - I love the black and white of the compendium - it kind of captures the bleakness of the situation, you know? Some shit went down in this volume, and I'm definitely curious what's going to happen next. What's the deal with the two lovebirds? They're totally creeping me out! Dun dun dunnnnnnn!!

  • destiny ☠ howling libraries
    2019-03-06 03:09

    I can't say I enjoyed this one as much as volume 1, but it was still a damn enjoyable graphic novel! It's so interesting to watch how differently the story unfolds from what I'm familiar with on the television show. I have to say that there are a lot of things I strongly prefer in the show (like, um, Beth's existence?), but I'll definitely be continuing the series to watch things progress in their original intended way.

  • Maine Caulfield
    2019-03-11 06:06

    Having a hard time with Carol being so young. And Andreas love interest. #IWatchedTheShowFirstVery enjoyable. I love the pace of this comic, and how much information and development they have in each volume.

  • Sesana
    2019-03-07 06:12

    For much of the volume, this could just as easily be post-nuclear, or post-plague. That's a compliment, because The Walking Dead isn't as much about the zombies as it is about how people survive and adapt. The survivors find love and lose people they care for, and nearly lose them. They find safe harbors that aren't really, and wind up back where they began. It's all very realistically done, and I ended up feeling attached to these people, flawed as they may be. But there are zombies after all. And they are frightening, gory, and everything that a good zombie should be. It can be hard to make a zombie scary. They're slow, unarmed, and dumb. The real horror, for me, is the thought of becoming like that, losing your mind entirely and going on and on (even completely frozen) unless somebody delivers a headshot. That is what's really scary to me. I mean, yes, eaten alive isn't exactly my retirement plan, but I think I'd rather that than to entirely lose myself. There is plenty of eating, though, and masses of zombies making surprise appearances. These zombies are very, very quiet. The Walking Dead isn't just about scary zombies, or just about a band of survivors trying to negotiate a post-apocalyptic world. It's both, and it strikes a good balance between the two, and makes for a gripping read.

  • Brittany
    2019-02-27 11:03

    ***Horror Buddy Read with the Shallow Readers! This week's criteria: creepy creepers and walkers***I really enjoyed this volume. For me it is a bit difficult to differentiate between the TV show and the comics sometimes, but I'm getting better.While the artwork is sometimes a bit off for me, some scenes just bleed emotion. I feel their longing for survival, their grief over loved ones, their love and anger for each other. This is just as good as the show. I can see the hype that surrounds this entire brand. I am so excited for the next volume.But I am so sad that Glenn stayed behind with Maggie. He's one of my favorites and I only had him for two volumes. God bless Hershel's pajamas with the butt flap though, even though he is Mega Dick in the comics.

  • Darren Hagan
    2019-03-22 07:04

    I love it. It's so good and gritty and real!

  • Sam Quixote
    2019-02-25 05:28

    AARRRGH, the zombie apocalypse continues! Rick and his miserable band of survivors leave their camp outside Atlanta and potter about the devastated countryside looking for a safe place to stay. They find an abandoned gated community that looks safe… AAAAARGGGH! ZOMBIES!!! Then they find a farm that looks safe… AARRRRGH! MORE ZOMBIES!!! Then they find a prison that looks safe… probably AAARGH! EVEN MORE ZOMBIES (we’ll find out in Volume 3)!!!!! So yeah, pretty repetitive and predictable stuff - but actually not a terrible comic for all that. The problem remains the lack of characterisation and the unremarkable dialogue – Robert Kirkman just isn’t much of a writer. He can come up with decent scenarios like putting the survivors into a gated community with some zombies, or the whole situation on the farm with Herschel, but he doesn’t have the ability to make you care about any of the characters. Characters die all the time and the other characters – usually a loved one like a husband – is absolutely devastated. But the reader? Completely unfazed. Oh – was that emotional for you to see that two dimensional cardboard cut-out of a “character” die? Maybe for the other “characters” but not for the audience. Oh look some new “characters” to fill up the numbers. They’ll probably die soon. Eh. Most of this volume is full of cheesy melodrama. Lori’s preggers – but Rick’s only just come onto the scene, weeks after she’s been with Shane. Camera close up of boring Rick’s bland pained face - duh duh duuuuuuuh! And everyone’s getting it on. Dale – the retiree with the camper van? He’s sleeping with Andrea, a young woman roughly a third his age. What?!?! There are younger men around, Andrea – look at Glenn! Why go for the guy with the most liver spots?! Speaking of Glenn, he pairs up with Maggie, the farm girl. This series should be called “The Dead and the Restless” or “Zombie Dynasty” the way these guys carry on! While I think Kirkman’s writing leaves a lot to be desired, he does manage to reach new heights with Herschel’s farm. Herschel’s been keeping his zombie family in the barn with the hope that a cure from somewhere will somehow bring them back to him. His conversation with Rick about their differing ways of dealing with zombies felt emotional and real. The zombie action is also pretty damn good – Kirkman manages to take these slow-moving rotting corpses and make them a viable threat to able-bodied people with weapons in some pretty decent set pieces. I think it’s just the sheer numbers that make them so terrifying. Sure you can shoot a bunch, but what happens when you run out of bullets? The art remains unremarkable but serviceable enough for the story. It’s black and white look suits the story which is still gloomy as hell but the relentless misery hasn’t put me off the series yet. So far, The Walking Dead is an ok title but not a masterpiece by a longshot. Neither Kirkman nor Charlie Adlard are doing anything original, either technically or conceptually regarding the genre and the format, but they’re giving us a decent zombie horror story at least. I’m still on board for the series and hope that both creators pick up their game in later volumes.

  • Lindsey Lynn
    2019-03-05 07:24

    4/5 Stars!Summary:The next installment in this apocalyptic series. Trying to find food and shelter but they find things they never imagined.Dislikes:Lori. End of story.Likes:Honestly, Tyreese I'm loving him. Not that I didn't love him in the show, because I definitely did. The pace of the comic is much quicker too that's keeping me on my toes for sure.Overall:Really pleased with where this is going. I just love this world. Dystopian has my heart. <3

  • Kirk Kowalkowski
    2019-03-22 04:09

    The book is ALWAYS better than the movie (or in this case, the TV show), right? I thought so too, so after falling head over heels for The Walking Dead on TV, I had very high hopes for the comic books. I picked up Days Gone By, and was really let down. Reading it felt like watching Season One in fast forward. There's a real lack of story or character development. It's just this happened, then this happened, then this happened, as if the panels were rationed for each event. After finishing volume one, I was very happy to stick with the show, but all the references to the comics on Talking Dead roused my curiosity, so I decided to read Miles Behind Us. This book sealed it in my mind: Kirkman is just not that great a writer. The two main overlapping problems are his characters and his dialogue. Everyone in the comic sounds exactly the same. There are no unique voices- pay very close attention to whose mouths the dialogue balloons are coming from, because the words inside them will very rarely tip you off. Also, there is almost no character development whatsoever. You never learn anything about these people, other than what they decide to tell you about themselves- and this leads to some really horrible dialogue, with the characters saying a lot of awkward things that no person would ever say in real life. I know thought balloons are considered old-fashioned and cheesy in modern comics, but Kirkman might want to think about bringing them back- they'll help save his characters from sounding really silly, and save him the effort of finding another way to try and make these people three dimensional.So, while I might get around to reading more of the comics to appease my aforementioned curiosity, I'm definitely in no hurry. If you've only ever watched The Walking Dead TV show, you can definitely skip the comics and not miss much. If you've only read the comics and enjoy them, I can't begin to imagine how much the show will blow your mind.

  • Anthony Chavez
    2019-03-18 04:14

    While I love the story and the characters this volume's illustrators were different and it was a bit difficult to tell some of the characters apart, at times I confused Dale and Herschel, other times I confused almost all the women.This volume touched on finding a safe home to live and regrow, settle down. Everyone wants to go back to how things were and it looks like the reality and weight of things is sinking in. The group encounters a family on a farm that wants to protect themselves and have done so successfully up until now. Herschel wants to help them and their wounded and do the right thing. But sometimes there is a terrible price to pay for helping strangers. I have constantly loved the close quarters quarrels that go on, everything seems very realistic, this volume also touched on the physical needs of people as we saw a bunch of the group pair off. Looking forward to part 3.

  • Taschima
    2019-03-15 03:01

    Yes, I am one of those people who got hooked on the TV Show before they found their way to the comic book. And maybe because of that is that I find myself liking the TV Show more than the comic book, for now at least. I've only read Vol.2 (my local library didn't have vol.1), but already I can see some ways in which the TV Show excels more than the comic book.Like for example...-Seeing the zombies coming, and attacking people is much more exciting on the TV Show.-The comic moves WAY too fast! How are we supposed to get invested in these characters? In Vol. 2 alone we go from season 1 to season 3 (when they find the prison) all in 136 pages! We went through the whole farm phase in nothing, it gave me no time to like really like Maggie (in the series I love her), or even the old man (who I get to like as time in the farm went by). I don't even like characters like Glenn (one of my favorites in the TV Show) that much; haven't had time to bond! There'a a whole lot going on so it doesn't give us a chance to get invested in the characters, and not a lot of pages to have much character development.- I miss Darryl, a whole made up character that is only in the TV Show. He is my favorite!- Some people are still alive here that have died in the TV Show, people I miss, so I like that in the comic they are still alive :D-(view spoiler)[Andrea and Dale are together O.o so gross(hide spoiler)]At the heart of it though it has everything I love from the TV Show, it is where the TV Show comes from so it's great material. Survival, death, the loss and recuperation of hope... Gosh I can't wait for the new episode of The Walking Dead tonight!Anyways, have vol. 3-5 to go through now so wish me luck! Let's see what happens next :P

  • Laura
    2019-03-19 03:27

    I was disappointed to see that this book was illustrated by a different person. He has a totally different style, heavy on the shading, which actually made it hard to tell the difference between two of the women. In fact, one of them begins a relationship with someone and I was flipping back, exclaiming "I thought she had a husband and kids!" before I realized it was another woman. (Part of the problem was me being unobservant, but still...) Also, oh, the sexism. "Especially the women" was kind of annoying, but I figured that Dale is old and maybe doesn't know that we're allowed to vote now. And I was laughing at the way the artist draws one of the kids. He looks like a Little Person, not a child, particularly the scene in which he's standing with his hat and gun. And people start randomly spilling their guts (ooh bad pun). I know it's a tense situation and all, but I don't know that you form instant bonds with people just because you're both fighting off zombies.I admit I felt a little sucked in again when the snow melted off the "ALL DEAD DO NOT ENTER" sign, but right now I feel pretty unattached to the series. I'll probably give three or four another shot in case it gets any better, because, ZOMBIES, but I'm not keeping my hopes up.

  • Crystal Starr Light
    2019-02-24 10:29

    Bullet Review:I think this one is better than the first. I really like Tyresse and Glenn, and even characters like Rick are growing on me. However, the rest of the characters are kinda interchangeable and weren't easy to tell apart. Also, there are a LOT of dialogue bubbles that serve to provide the exposition. At a point, it feels like overload, sorta like:"As you know, Bob, Alice was a doctor at Mercy Hospital.""I know, Corey. Remember that time last week where we all got together and forgot our umbrellas? Alice suggested that we danced in the rain - you had a good time, didn't you, Corey?""You know I did, Bob. You always were good at reading people."And so on. And so forth.However, I do like how any character is vulnerable to dying, the focus on survival, and what is human and what is not. I'll probably be continuing the graphic novel series - and I definitely want to check out the TV series!

  • Pedro
    2019-03-01 10:26

    4.5 ⭐Bastante mejor que el primer volumen. Creo que no le doy las cinco estrellas solo porque algo me dice que seguirá subiendo de nivel.

  • Jonathan Terrington
    2019-03-23 04:59

    There's an interesting point in this graphic novel where the characters comment about how crazy it is as to what people are capable of under pressure. For instance: best friends turning on each other and kindly old men wanting to rape younger women. This made me stop for a second, because, as part of my world view I don't believe that people are inherently good but inherently evil. I believe that we are evil because we are so focused on our own selves and not on what God wants. Occasionally we rise above this, but on the whole we fail. We are trapped by greed, by sin, by our own hamartia. In essence we are the walking dead as a whole humanity: preying upon the lives of others. It's because of this, I believe, that I have an affinity with the survivors of this zombie apocalypse. They are not superheroes or warriors but ordinary people doing what they can to survive the rolling horror of a humanity that turns upon itself!

  • Reese Copeland
    2019-03-06 10:21

    Well, for starters, I read it in English. Not sure what part of the title is in Spanish. In any case, I really liked this volume. Takes me back to when I first began watching the show. Definitely some differences. But, I realize the show is based of the comic. Some of the characters in the comic are different than they are/were in the show. Not sure which is more interesting, just different and not necessarily in a bad way.