NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — ‘The Walking Dead’ returns Sunday night.

Television’s creepiest hit promises to take our tired and tortured band of not-so-merry survivors into a much darker place.

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Robert Kirkman created the comic book the series is based on, and is a writer and producer on the show. He’s also the biggest name in comics right now.

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He took a break from New York Comic Con to join us on The Couch on Friday.

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For more information on Kirkman’s comics, including The Walking Dead, Invincible and Thief Of Thieves, click here. For more on the show, click here.