One of the things that made Walking Dead so interesting was that it sort of took the approach of this is what happens AFTER the zombie movie. Fear the Walking Dead then becomes just another zombie movie. Every plot beat that requires a character to stumble around and think OMG, what’s going on? is cheapened by the fact the viewers have five years worth of knowing what’s going on. Pile on the bland, Lifetime drama approach to the main characters and, really, there’s not a lot going on here that I can get behind.
I’m gonna stick with it for a few more episodes, in hopes that they’ll somehow turn everything on its ear … but I’m not hopeful.
Superheroes in Prose #12: Days of Future Past on sale this weekend