\'TWD\' Creator Says The Show Could Go on For at Least 5 More Seasons
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Credit: Gene Page    

The Walking Dead

‘TWD’ Creator Says The Show Could Go on For at Least 5 More Seasons

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AMC's The Walking Dead is still going strong after nearly seven seasons.

Creator Robert Kirkman thinks the show can make it to at least 12. Read on to find out why!

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Despite a dip in ratings throughout the first half of Season 7, The Walking Dead has remained the No. 1 cable TV show for a record-breaking 5 years in a row.

Thankfully, the comic book author sees at least five more seasons in the show's future.

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The show took six years to reach the comics' 100th issue — Negan's deadly game of Eeny Meeny Miny Moe.

The midseason finale brought us to about issue 111 — and there are about 161 comic issues total.

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Robert promises the 200th issue will arrive on screen just a little bit faster. "It took us 6 seasons to get to 100. It won’t take us 6 years to get to 200 and that will take us to season … TWELVE. And we’ll still be ahead of the show at that point."

That's a lot of source content to draw from!

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Five more years of blue-eyed Rick and Daryl Dixon's arms?

We'll take it!

The Walking Dead midseason premiere airs Sunday February 12, 2017 at 9 p.m. ET on AMC.

Check out more of Wetpaint’s coverage of The Walking Dead Season 7 below:

Everything We Know About The Walking Dead Season 7 From the Comics
How the Back Half of TWD Season 7 Will Look Different From Comics
Everything We Know So Far About Season 7B Of The Walking Dead
New Trailer For The Walking Dead Season 7B Promises Lots More of The Kingdom