Ever since word of a "Walking Dead" TV series began circulating, fans of the zombie comic have been simultaneously excited and nervous about how the dark, gory series would translate to the small screen.
 
One man with particular cause to be cautious was "Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman.
 
With "Walking Dead" set to debut on Halloween Night on AMC, HitFix caught up with Kirkman on the red carpet for the show's gala premiere in Hollywood.
 
We discussed why Frank Darabont was the right man to adapt the comic, why AMC is the right home and which parts of the comic may be particularly tough to bring to TV.
 
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