The Walking Dead, Issue #76Charlie Adlard, Robert Kirkman, Cliff Rathburn
The issue begins with the gang in Washington DC previously seen by Glenn and Heath, they hear motorcycle engines as they leave for the Alexandria Safe-Zone. Michonne asks Maggie to keep Carl for the night as Rick has been detained for confronting Pete Anderson about abusing his wife and son. Rick has a long talk with Douglas. Douglas explains who Alexander Davidson was and how he was forced to expel him from the community, virtually sentencing Davidson to death. He warns Rick not to make him make the same decision again. Rick confesses that he has never wanted to be a leader. He tells Douglas about what happened with Shane outside of Atlanta, Georgia and that Carl killed Shane to save him after Shane became angry that he was losing Lori to Rick.
Robert Kirkman is an American comic book writer best known for his work on The Walking Dead and Invincible for Image Comics, and Ultimate X-Men and Marvel Zombies for Marvel Comics. He has also collaborated with Image Comics co-founder Todd McFarlane on the series Haunt. He is one of the five partners of Image Comics, and the only one of the five who was not one of its co-founders.
Photo: Comic book creator Robert Kirkman signing books and memorabilia for fans at the 2011 New York Comic Con, October 14, 2011. Photo author: Luigi Novi. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons.