Love it or hate it, but The Walking Dead craze is the current era’s fixation and fascination. Envision yourself waking up in a world that has faced the unimaginable and unbelievable fate of an apocalypse and now it is being invaded and overrun by horrifying zombies. The dismay and shock of this revelation would be extremely unnerving and perturb anyone. This is the core concept of the most watched, well-received and in-demand American post-apocalyptical horror show The Walking Dead.
Premiering on October 31, 2010, this show is known to be quite the rage in the age group of 18-45 year-olds precisely. Its first season witnessed rave reviews and ratings from critics and raked in high numbers. Time magazine declared this season “a very brave attempt to create something special and out of the box.” Josh Jackson of Paste magazine also praised the season by writing, “the characters are worth caring about.” On Metacritic, this season holds the Metascore of 82 out of 100 and user score of 8.2 which suggests its universal likability factor.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the season holds an average rating of 7.49 out of 10 which again proves its popularity amongst viewers. Nielsen rating of the first season was a good 5.24 which is quite extraordinary for a show which just incepted. Hence all the reviews and ratings paved the way for further seasons. Till date, The Walking Dead has had eight seasons and all of these seasons have exhibited uprising ratings and even reached the astounding and unbelievable rank of 14.38. The ninth season is on its way to air.
The Walking Dead Plot
The gist and plot of the show are known by all its ardent hardcore fans of the show. Its prime protagonist Rick Grimes; played by Andrew Lincoln, wakes up from a coma to learn that the world is in ruins and invaded by the zombies, leaving only a few human survivors. He tackles the role of a leader to keep his remaining friends and family safe in this cruel, unfamiliar, unforgiving world. Rick, along with other heroes are engulfed in countless problems, including the spread of the endemic, members of friends and family turning into zombies, looking for a safe and permanent home to reside in, cannibalism and the antagonists, which they encounter over the course of multiple seasons.
Rick & Negan’s names are enough to get you glued to your seats.
The most vicious and terrorizing antagonist, which Rick and his group encounter is the leader of the group of extortionist saviors; Negan, played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Negan’s violent bashing and slashing along with that threatening smile, mysterious persona, unapologetic intimidating attitude is enough to send a chill through anyone’s spine. His character appears in Season 6, and since then it is all about the rivalry and war between Rick and Negan.
The last aired season 8 exhibited the greatest war between the arch-rivals, the suspense of the climax kept everyone on the edge of the seats as the hardcore fans awaited the fate of the merciless psychopath Negan. Negan in an attempt to wipe out Rick got slit in his neck but survives and is imprisoned.
This season witnessed a huge jump in ratings and was applauded by the critics and viewers. New York Times reviewed this season as “hard-nosed inquisition into the cost of long-term conflict stands up to scrutiny” and “Those intrepid viewers still on board with the show are made to trek through miles of carnage every week; mercifully, in the end, there’s hard-won insight waiting for them.” The next season will answer the most intriguing and asked the question, “Will the super terrorizing and impossible to tame villain has finally been tamed or is there more to Negan?”
Is an Apocalypse as bizarre as it sounds or there is more to it?
The basic concept of this show is an apocalypse or complete, irrevocable, irreparable, catastrophic destruction of the world. For the majority of people, it seems more like a myth or the concept of fiction, but there are quite a few incidences and realistic factors which evidences that apocalypse is not merely a myth and can prove to be a future reality. Solar storms, cosmic collisions, super volcanoes are realities which the world has faced in the past but on a smaller scale. If these catastrophes occur in larger scale, then they have the potential to cause an apocalypse. Moreover, brain parasites, neurotoxins, real rage viruses, neurogenesis, and nanobots are also considered as potential agents to leverage the chance of zombie apocalypse.
Fierce and bold, The Walking Dead costumes are sure to grab anyone’s attention
The Walking Dead not only got everyone talking and buzzing about it because of its superlative execution and cinematography and amazing storyline line with apt twists and turns but also because of it’s extravagant, larger than life costumes which every character wore. Each costume was designed to suit the minute specifics and detailing of every character in a way that it exuberates the persona which the actor is portraying.
Rick Grimes who is the former Sheriff and the longest living survivor is seen adorning a western cowboy hat, two-tone short sleeve uniform shirt, work pants, leather walking jacket and black boots which reflects the former sheriff persona as well as the authority and responsibility of the new leader and messiah of the remaining survivors. Rick’s ally and right hand in leading the survivor group is none other than Daryl Dixon. He is seen wearing his trademark winged leather vest which twinsets his ferocious nature and his fantastic navigation, hunting, and tracking skills.
Meet the most charismatic, mysterious and thrilling anti-hero you have ever seen: Negan
“You earn what you take,” said the fierce, vicious, brutal, foul-mouthed villain with his twisted sense of humor, Negan. He is an authoritative control freak who controls his subordinates with intimidation, reward, and punishment. Quite a quintessential, typical villain who is a merciless psychopath and has a penchant for power games and provocation. His character is the one who will never give up rather stronger the resistance to his will, the more he seems to enjoy the test of wills.
The one who plots to murder his wife and then enslaves the survivors of other communities, he is the most hated villain of the recent times and has all the attributes to get embossed in the history as the most manipulative and malicious antagonist. Other than Jeffrey Dean Morgan putting his heart and soul into this character, the costumes and wardrobe designed gave life to the character of Negan. Equipped with Lucille and adorning a black badass leather jacket with a burgundy red bandana, Negan’s wardrobe became an instant rage and an icon as it embodies a ruthlessness of his personality. The fierce and feisty leather jacket played a crucial role in giving Negan the apt amount of ferocity and viciousness it needed to become a frenzy.
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You can now get a replica of the iconic Negan Jacket and emulate the vibe of your favorite villain. This jacket is a unisex accessory and can be adorned by anyone irrespective of age and gender, teamed up with any tee and footwear. It gives the apt amount of oomph, boldness, and edge to any guy or girl wearing it. It is essentially a biker jacket which makes it ideal for casual events and any costume party. This Negan-inspired leather jacket is made of top-notch, supreme quality, authentic faux/ genuine sheep leather with such a glossy finish that it stands out in the sea of people.
Lined internal polyester viscose lining it amalgamates style with comfort and warmth. Biker style collar adds up to the dynamics and style quotient of this jacket. It has four outside zipped pockets, and two inner pockets to not only make it a statement piece but also give it sufficient space to carry essentials. The most distinct aspects of this trendy piece are YKK zipper closure with belted waistline closure and sleeves with zippered cuffs which adapts and flatters anyone’s physique to perfection. Therefore if you wish to channel the supervillain Negan in your personality and boost your confidence, then you need to have this fantastic jacket in your wardrobe.
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