Newswire: Robert Kirkman says he’s disappointed in George R.R. Martin
Usually, when the words “disappointed,” “Robert,” and “Kirkman” appear in the same sentence, it’s pertaining to unfortunate decisions made by the creative team behind AMC’s The Walking Dead. This time, though, it’s because Kirkman — who serves as executive producer for the zombie apocalypse show and writes the less-frustrating comic book upon which it’s based — expressed his annoyance that a fellow writer allowed the narrative of his book series to be overtaken by its television adaptation.
During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the 37-year-old revealed that he knows how, if not when, the comic series The Walking Dead will end. When asked if he would ever consider giving that information to showrunner Scott M. Gimple so that he and his team could start bending the TV series toward a similar end point, Kirkman shut that idea down fast:
“I would never do that,” Kirkman assured the …