Image Comic To Release Graphic Novel Starring Negan


Here’s Negan, Now In Hard Copy

Here’s Negan | Photo Credit Image Comics

Fans of The Walking Dead are excited to hear about the new graphic novel that will be coming out this fall. Image just released a few details about their newest creation, which will be a hard copy of Walking Dead: Here’s Negan!

The story will chronicle Negan’s origin story back to the very beginning. The book will be a reprint of the serialized story that’s been coming out regularly over the past year. Fans will learn what made Negan just so Negan.

Robert Kirkman wrote the story and artists Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn worked on the images.

Negan’s Backstory, Introduction To Dwight

The Walking Dead | Photo Credit Image Comics

IGN reports:

Here’s Negan! has showcased Negan’s life before his debut in The Walking #100, exploring the loss of his wife in the earliest days of the zombie apocalypse, his first meeting with former right-hand-man Dwight, how he acquired his trademark baseball bat, Lucille, and how he came to be the feared leader of the Saviors.”

“There’s no word yet if the hardcover will include any new story material or supplemental content. The hardcover collection of Walking Dead: Here’s Negan! is priced at $19.99 and is due for release on Wednesday, October 4 in comic shops and Tuesday, October 10 in bookstores.”

Official ‘Here’s Negan’ Press Release

Here’s Negan | Photo Credit Image Comics

Newsarama posts the official press release from Image:

“Bestselling, award-winning pop culture phenomenon Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard  spin the backstory for one of the most controversial and complex characters in THE WALKING DEAD history in THE WALKING DEAD: HERE’S NEGAN! This special backstory was first serialized in Image+ magazine and will be collected in its entirety into a hardcover edition and made available through Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment this October.”

“Who is Negan? Since his debut in THE WALKING DEAD #100, the charismatic psychopath has antagonized Rick Grimes, murdered his friend with a baseball bat wrapped in barb wire (which he calls “Lucille”), and led the Saviors into war against Alexandria and the neighboring communities.”

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