Comedian-Con: Strolling Useless creator says Negan spinoff is 100% doable
Earlier this month, Robert Kirkman’s long-running zombie outbreak comedian The Strolling Useless got here to a stunning, fulfilling finish. Deliberate all alongside, the author used tips of the commerce to masks the conclusion of his saga, which definitively ended with concern #192. And there was a little bit of happiness to the the place issues left off. The world was … sort of higher.
“It’s a world the place individuals have put via their paces, pushed to their limits, discovered who they’re as individuals,” Kirkman stated throughout his 2019 San Diego Comedian-Con panel. “It’s put everybody in a unique mindset than we function like we do now […] Folks be taught to understand what they’ve.”
However is it the tip finish of The Strolling Useless? Although the tv sequence and Worry the Strolling Useless set to proceed, and a 3rd YA-like sequence set to movie this summer season, the model could be very a lot alive. However for Kirkman, that’s it. Whereas he joked that he noticed himself returning to zombie lore in a radically totally different manner sooner or later — he’s recognized for the style in spite of everything — The Strolling Useless as followers knew it was over.
Requested if Negan, left alive by #192, may doubtlessly return, Kirkman squirmed. He was conscious.
“Negan is alive. I believe that’s a cool tidbit. He’s nonetheless on the market, theoretically dwelling in that farmhouse, so there may be a narrative to be informed there.”
Whereas Kirkman emphasised there have been no present plans, he curved what seemed like real curiosity in revisiting the character in direction of cheekier territory.
“It’s doable that that’s my escape hatch’ if my profession takes a tough nosedive — I’ll simply roll out a Negan comedian once I’m 42.” he joked, including that he has tons of secret tasks within the works, and hopes to spring a lot of them on followers after they least count on it.
Later within the afternoon, an viewers member requested Kirkman if he had any regrets over the 16-year course of The Strolling Useless.
“I don’t actually have regrets. The explanation I can achieve this a lot work is that I’m all the time centered on what’s coming subsequent.”
A type of issues may be extra Negan.