Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman Honored By Ted Cruz Masturbation Joke

Posted by September 13, 2017 Comment

There are a few top honors in the comics industry that only the most elite creators can claim to have received. There’s the prestigious Eisner Award. The Liefeld Lotto. Wizard World’s Hall of Legends. A Fanboy Rampage article on Bleeding Cool. But Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman has surpassed all of those by achieving the highest honor in all of comics: a Ted Cruz masturbation joke on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

On a recent episode of the Comedy Central program, host Noah was talking about Ted Cruz’s recent social media Twitter snafu wherein the Senator’s Twitter account was seen to have “liked” a pornographic tweet. During the segment, a graphic was shown on the screen referencing Kirkman’s Walking Dead comic and TV show, with the words “Wanking Ted” substituted for “Walking Dead.” Kirkman took to Twitter to celebrate:

Congratulations, Kirkman. If anyone ever deserved this honor, it’s definitely you.

(Last Updated September 13, 2017 1:40 pm )

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