Geekstir wonders if the upcoming "Blackest Night" event isn't DC's version, in some way, of "Marvel Zombies."
With even Jane Austen getting a walking dead makeover, the big question is: why do we like seeing shambling zombified versions of our favorite characters and stories?
Is it a commentary on pop-culture icons that have survived long past their prime? Or, like the calavera of Mexico, is our fascination with the dead or nearly-dead just a playful coping mechanism for the painful knowledge of the mortality of our loved ones and ourselves?
Or is it just...brainnnnnnnssssss???