Thanks to THR, we have a look at a the first page of a book from Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard that gives us Negan’s backstory. The page came from Image+‘s monthly previews catalog. The first issue of Image+ will hit stands April 27.
Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who portrays Negan on AMC’s The Walking Dead, is hoping some of the backstory will make it into the series storyline. He told THR reporters:
“I talked to Robert Kirkman after we did Talking Dead, and he is doing the backstory of Negan right now. But whether or not — or when — we see that, and I hope we do, I can’t answer that. But hopefully we’ll find out more as we go. I approach [Negan] … like he used to be a used-car salesman. That’s what I know, and there’s not a lot beyond that. … He’s a car salesman who has survived as long as Rick and his gang, so what has he done to get there?”
Stay tuned, kids: