The problem comes from above
The question left no room for doubt. Twitter user Lbiddle25 He wrote directly to the comic book creator Robert Kirkman, saying he had finished reading the comics and still did not know what had caused much of the humans to become undead.
Hey @RobertKirkman , so we never got an answer even with the comic finished, what caused the zombies?
– 80’s Carl Weathers (@ Lbiddle25) January 22, 2020
Kirkman’s response was swift, and the solution has probably left many more doubts, or at least confusion, among those who wished to have an answer. And it is that Kirkman has assured that the origin of the zombies is due to a “space spore” Is a space spore the cause of much of humanity becoming a zombie? If this is not the end (or the beginning of everything) that you were waiting to read, it may be because you don’t understand anything. It is true that within the atmosphere of The Walking Ded, introducing the term space spore does not fit the story at all, but everything has a reason.
– Robert Kirkman (@RobertKirkman) January 22, 2020
And just before Kirkman and Tony Moore launched the original The Walking Dead, they were testing with a continuation of the mythical Night of the Living Dead, the famous 1968 film directed by George A. Romero. In this film, it is explained that a satellite that was testing on Venus has suffered an accident and the resulting radiation is causing the infection of humans. Do you now understand the sense of space spores?
Kirkman has simply wanted to pay tribute to what was his inspiration, and even if you think that the TV show is deferred in some aspects of the comic, it could also take into account the origin of the zombies if we take into account some details, such as the soundtrack . And is that among the songs we can find in season 1, we can hear a call Space junk (space junk). Don’t you think it’s fantastic?
The question could now be whether the television series will be encouraged to get their feet in the mud or not. Explaining at this point the spatial origin of the zombies could be quite strange, so it is probably best to leave things as they are and continue with the current plot. Looking for a cure? That is another sing.