Here are 11 characters from amcs the walking dead that were killed off in significantly different ways from how they met their maker in the comic books. They meet plenty of deadites on the way, but also a few humans. The governor is an unparalleled type of evil that negan could only dream of becoming. In this fifth book in the walking dead series of novels, philip blake is now entirely out of the picture zombie fodder, in fact and lilly caul has been voted in as woodburys new leader, democracy and all. Based on the walking dead graphic novelscomic books and. Philip blake, also known by his nickname the governor and briefly by the pseudonym of brian heriot, is a main character and an antagonist as well as a survivor of the outbreak in amc s the walking dead. Rise of the governor an excellent companion to the the walking dead comic books. In the walking dead universe, there is no greater villain than the governor. Rise of the governor walking dead, book 1 by jay r bonansinga and robert kirkman book. Rise of the governor is the first book in the walking dead. Walking dead the governor series book series 6 books.
It acts as an undead road movie as the crew set off in hopes of surviving. The novel is a spinoff of the walking dead comic book series and explores the backstory of one of the series most infamous characters, the governor. Rise of the governor is a postapocalyptic horror novel written by robert kirkman and jay bonansinga and released october 11, 2011. The first book explained how the governor was more. Former the walking dead star david morrissey would return.
It focuses on rick grimes, a kentucky deputy who is shot in the line of duty and awakens from a coma in a zombie apocalypse that has resulted in a statewide quarantine. Rise of the governor the walking dead series 9781250039644. Former governor star david morrissey is pleased the walking dead avoided the harsher aspects of creator robert kirkmans comic books, particularly the villains brutal assault on. Of course, this isnt the only story of the governor. Based on the walking dead graphic novels comic more. The walking dead novels series 8 primary works 10 total works from the mind of robert kirkman, the legendary comic book auteur and creator of the walking dead, comes a new series of alloriginal novels steeped in the terrifying mythos of the eisner award winning comic. He is the leader of the fortified town of woodbury and later the leader of the river camp. Former the walking dead star david morrissey hopes to reprise his role as philip blake, a. To be honest, there is something worse, and walking dead fans have already seen him. The walking dead showrunner teases the commonwealth for. Just another day at the office the walking dead series by robert kirkman and jay bonansinga.
Maybe they were the stories he told himself all along. Spoilers the making of episode 316 welcome to the tombs, prison assault. The walking dead showrunner angela kang teases the commonwealth storyline of the comic books will serve as the basis of season 11. After surviving michonnes brutal torture, the governor plots to attack and kill the prison group by gathering woodbury and marching them to war. The governor is a fictional character and central antagonist from the walking dead comic book. The nook book ebook of the the walking dead collection. Winner of the 2011 diamond gem award for trade book of. The story is enriched by the novel format, and the characterization of the series most hated villain is something no fan will want to miss. Get the audible audio editions of the walking dead series from the.
Following in the footsteps of the new york times bestselling graphic novels and the recordbreaking new television show, this debut novel. The governor the walking dead the governor real name philip blake in the tv series, and brian blake in the comics and novels is a fictional character and a primary antagonist from the walking dead comic book and television series. David morrissey, who played the villainous oneeyed governor on the walking dead, paid tribute to late former costar scott wilson at walker stalker con atlanta, where the hershel greene star was. The walking dead the fall of the governor full audiobook visit my page for more. Order in the next 60 hours 12 minutes and get it by friday, august 30. Winner of the 2011 diamond gem award for trade book of the year. Hershel died telling the governor to kill him, which is made a done deal with a shot to. Rise of the governor by robert kirkman and jay bonansinga 2011, hardcover at. Published october 11th 2011 by thomas dunne books first published 2011. Rise of the governor walking dead, book 1 by jay r bonansinga. Amanda as a huge walking dead fan, grabbing this series was a. Noel murray of rolling stone ranked philip the governor blake 11th in a list of 30 best walking dead characters, saying, initially a somewhat. The walking dead the fall of the governor full audiobook.
The walking deads david morrissey was pleased the show. The walking dead comic book the walking dead is an american postapocalyptic comic book series created by writer robert kirkman and artist tony moore. Based on the walking dead graphic novelscomic more. The walking dead original novel series, set in the universe of robert kirkmans iconic comic book, comes to a shattering conclusion with the fall of the governor.1056 680 1464 1038 1578 726 613 1013 912 1625 348 981 484 99 1194 180 1044 1321 751 1346 1288 1133 11 1157 1110 730 1147 597 1267 1132 98 264 1179 1366 1251