The Walking Dead Comic Gets a Price Increase

Going forward, the comic will cost $1 more per issue.

By L.B. Lubomski

Image via Image Comics / CC BY

Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead comic series has been in publication since 2003. During that entire time, with the exception of a few special or supersized editions, the price-per-issue has always been $2.99 USD. Starting this year, the ever-popular zombie series will see its first price increase of $1 with each issue now costing $3.99 USD. This brings The Walking Dead in line with other Image Comics series that have seen this same price increase in recent months. Given the popularity of the series, I'm surprised there wasn't an increase sooner.

The Walking Dead Issue #175 has been released this month at the new price point. It marks the beginning of The New World Order storyline in which Michonne travels to meet up with a large civilized community of survivors that Eugene had previously been in contact with. Based on just the cover art and the high-tech suits this new group wears, it should make for an interesting story arc. We can't imagine the new price will change much for loyal readers, but there it is.

About the Author

L.B. Lubomski

Lawrence "L.B." Lubomski is an avid horror movie fan, gamer, musician, historian, and aspiring author. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, L.B. was exposed to the works of local filmmaker and godfather of zombie cinema George A. Romero early on. He has since developed a particular fondness for Italian zombie/cannibal and slasher films. This passion for horror extends into other media, from survival horror video games such as Resident Evil to horror-inspired musical artists. In his spare time, L.B. pursues many interests including building his collection of vinyl records, action figures, and vintage video games as well as drumming in various local bands.