Exclusive First Look: The Walking Dead Comic Hits 100

The Walking Dead comic book's 100th issue

Is Sheriff Rick about to whack himself? The 100th edition of Robert Kirkman's landmark comic The Walking Dead (the basis for the hit AMC series) will be released July 11 at San Diego Comic-Con and TV Guide Magazine has this exclusive look at one of several covers created for the milestone.

The startling image comes from famed artist Todd McFarlane (Spawn, Spider-Man) and represents "one of the darkest moments in Rick Grimes' life, and one of the most violent and brutal things to happen within the pages of this series," according to an Image Comics solicitation for the issue. By the looks of it, some might even think Rick's turned zombie. "Not so," a Kirkman rep assures us, "but our hero has seen better days!"

Other artists contributing covers for the 100th issue include Charlie Adlard, Marc Silvestri, Frank Quitely, Sean Phillips, Bryan Hitch and Ryan Ottley. The issue and all of the variants must be ordered by your favorite comic retailer. Check out Skybound.com for news and events planned to coincide with the momentous occasion.

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