The Writers’ Room

Episode 2: The Walking Dead, Smallville & other comics


Host Jim Rash explores the world of comic book adaptations for television with the creators of The Walking Dead and Smallville.



Host Jim Rash explores the overwhelming popularity of comic book adaptations for television. Creator of The Walking Dead comic books and Executive Producer and writer of AMC's The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, shares how the zombies he created in his basement in Kentucky became an international obsession. Smallville Creators Al Gough and Miles Millar reveal the shocking amount of freedom they had while taking Clark Kent back to his teen years. Pop culture expert Blair Butler and TV Guide Magazine's Michael Schneider also join the discussion and predict the future of television sprung from the pages of comic books.