New Walking Dead producer Scott Gimple has comics cred

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Following almost as much life-or-death drama behind the scenes as in the zombie-haunted woods of Georgia, The Walking Dead has named a new show runner, Scott Gimple, who takes over with season four from Glen Mazzara, who departed under strained circumstance sat the end of last month. Gimple served as Mazarra’s #2 guy for most of the last season, so he’s already been in the mix.

Analysis: New York Times Bestsellers: Graphic Books: Trade Paperbacks: 2012

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Every week, the New York Times runs bestseller listings, which include “Graphic Books”.  There’s a listing for Hardcover, Paperback, and Manga titles.  The Times dates the charts a week ahead of publication, while tabulating titles a week behind.  That means that the chart from January 1, 2012 “reflects sales for the week ending December 17, […]

Walking Dead gelatin molds allow us to consume wobby zombies

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If just watching the feel-good, life affirming adventures on THE WALKING DEAD isn’t enough for you, maybe buying these officially sanctioned jello molds from Diamond Select Toys will enable you to extend the brand right in your own home. You can make ice cubes or jello shots in the shape of disembodied limbs, or for the piece de resistance make a big, gloppy head—preferably in cherry or orange flavor. Perfect centerpiece for a viewing party.

Studio Coffee Run: Disney’s Star Wars, Arrow, Elfquest, etc.

The Huntress on the CW's Arrow (Image via EW)

Hotly anticipated and hot looking villain, The Huntress, will be making her debut on the CW’s Arrow on November 28th. The show continues to do well in the ratings, with the ratings up 21% week to week in total viewers

Studio Coffee Run: Arrow, The Walking Dead, Kickass 2, The Hobbit, etc.

Alo' Govnah - David Morrisey makes his eagerly anticipated debut in this Sunday's episode, Walk With Me

  While the 2nd episode of Season 3 of The Walking Dead dropped in the ratings from the first episode, it still topped the ratings for all non-sports related programming ratings ages 18 – 49.

Studio Coffee Run: Ed Brubaker adaptations, RZA + Morrison = Happy!, Arrow scores high ratings, etc.

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Ed Brubaker has a veritable slew of projects in development for TV and feature films, including Rising Suns, an espionage thriller to air on NBC and an adaptation of his graphic novel Coward, that Electric City is producing (via THR and Deadline) Woot! Master MC, The RZA of the Wu Tang Clan, is teaming up […]

Studio Coffee Run: The Hulk TV show stalled, S.H.I.E.L.D. casting news, Walking Dead’s Cold Storage, etc.

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The latest developments on The Hulk TV show that isn’t happening anytime soon, S.H.I.E.L.D. casting leakage, The Walking Dead gets it’s own masthead, Arrow stills and more.

Studio Coffee Run 9/28/12: Looper, The Walking Dead, Thor: The Dark World, etc.

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Looper is already killing it with the critics, Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore reach an undisclosed settlement concerning Moore’s involvement with The Walking Dead, pic-o-mania for Kickass 2, Thor: The Dark World, and The Wolverine plus much more after the jump…

SDCC12: Watchtower Thursday: Media Edition

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Some linkage from today’s Google News feed! So much stuff, I had to split it in twain! Here’s the media stuff, along with some pictures and video!

SDCC12: Watchtower Wednesday

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So, what did I find while I waited for Comic-Con to gather up steam for warp speed? LEGOs! Star Trek! Walking Dead! Margaret Atwood!

SDCC12: Image/Top Cow Exclusives #2729 / #2629

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Image, Skybound, and Top Cow announce their CCI exclusives! Get there early for The Walking Dead hardcover!

THE WALKING DEAD TV show's Michonne revealed

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EW has rolled out the first photo of Danai Gurira as Michonne, the sword-wielding zombie slicer from Robert Kirkman’s THE WALKING DEAD TV series.

The Walking Dead gets its Governor: David Morrissey

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After a year of endless speculation—would it be Michael Rooker? Tom Savini? John Hawkes?—the role of The Walking Dead’s ultra-badguy The Governor has finally been cast : English thesp David Morrissey. As we say at Stately Beat Manor, when in doubt, go Brit. Morrissey is a BAFTA-winning actor who has starred in a number of UK productions such as Meadowlands, State of Play, and The Deal.

Walking Dead news roundup: new poster, Season 3 expansion

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AMC has released a teaser poster for the midseason return of The Walking Dead on February 12 with Sheriff Rick Grimes taking aim. After the rather Shane-centric first half of the season, will we see Rick getting back in the saddle?

Unsurprisingly, AMC has also announced a longer season 3 — 16 episodes as opposed to 12. The season will be split in two, and writers Nichole Beattie (Rubicon, John from Cincinnati) and Sang Kim (Crash, Hawthorne) are joining the staff.