From Kristi Turnquist at The Oregonian:
As any fan of “The Walking Dead” knows, the scariest character on the show isn’t one of the undead “walkers” who menace human survivors of a zombie apocalypse. Those ravenous zombies seem as harmless as the denizens of “Downton Abbey” compared to Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker), the violence-prone tough guy who tosses around racist epithets between bouts of mayhem inflicted on anybody who gets in his way.
As Rooker plays him, Merle is a chilling blend of happy and homicidal, as likely to crack an offensive joke as to bash in a zombie’s skull. Rooker will be at the Wizard World Portland Comic Con Friday through Sunday, and be joined by his co-star, Norman Reedus (who plays Merle’s brother, Daryl) Saturday and Sunday to sign autographs, pose for photos and answer questions…. Read More!