Nerdy Book Club

In the days following my father’s death two years ago, the only thing that gave me any respite from grief was reading. I had recently bought the first volume of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead. I’d always been a fan of graphic novels and comics in general, although it was only an intermittent interest. But now it seemed I could read nothing else. I quickly finished that first volume and went to my local comic book store to buy the second and the third. By the end of the week, there were fourteen in the series piled up on my coffee table.

For anyone who hasn’t read Kirkman’s work (on which the TV series The Walking Dead is based), I must tell you that his long, starkly illustrated tale of a world overrun by terrifying zombies – and the far more terrifying human beings that survive – is not for the faint of heart. It’s not even for anyone…

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Advocate for animal rights, individual rights, and medical issues such as #Lyme disease, #cancer and #diabetes. Reader Reviews and News I also write about television, music, holidays and anything else that grabs me while I'm on my soapbox
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