Empire of the Dead

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As we eagerly wait to see if a certain person is alive or dead or zombified on The Walking Dead, we’re getting some more interested AMC zombie-related news. At the end of the day, all this zombie madness would have never happened without one man, and his name is George Romero. Romero launched a whole genre in 1968 with Night of the Living Dead, a film that’s been copied, examined, and downright ripped off for almost 50 years, except now it seems that Romero himself is doing the ripping. Following in the footsteps of The Walking Dead, a new series based on Romero’s comic Empire of the Dead is now said to be coming to AMC. (more…)