The second Strolling Lifeless companion collection, World Past, simply debuted on October 4, and already, there’s a big connection to the mainline AMC collection and a good larger connection to the present’s former principal protagonist Rick Grimes. Throughout a panel at New York Comedian-Con 2020, we acquired to study a bit about how Grimes is related to the most recent Strolling Lifeless collection.
Throughout Season 9 of The Strolling Lifeless–spoilers–Grimes seemingly sacrificed himself however ended up dwelling, unbeknownst to his buddies. He was picked up by a black helicopter with an insignia on it. Early on within the first episode of World Past, a black helicopter with that very same insignia is seen and we study it is the image of the Alliance of the Three, also referred to as the Civic Republic.
“The show obviously serves as an introduction to the organization–civilizations–that Rick has gotten somehow tied up in, in some way,” defined Strolling Lifeless chief artistic officer Scott Gimple. “Do we need to worry about him? Rick Grimes kind of takes care of himself. He’s pretty good at that sort of thing but it does look like his situation is going to be challenged in some pronounced way.”
There are nonetheless Strolling Lifeless films taking place, which had been teased final yr at SDCC and confirmed to nonetheless be taking place throughout The Strolling Lifeless’s panel at NYCC, which is able to comply with Rick Grimes after his alleged loss of life. World Past is already giving followers a style of what to anticipate sooner or later.
As for Rick Grimes exhibiting up in World Past, that is unknown. The connections are there, however Gimple was fairly tight-lipped about it.
The World Past panel was considered one of 4 panels revolving round TWD. Earlier on Saturday, the Worry The Strolling Lifeless panel gave a bit extra details about the destiny of the unkillable Morgan, who appeared like he was about to be killed the final time we noticed him.