Get Ready! There is a Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead crossover coming soon. Robert Kirkman, the franchise creator announced the news this weekend at New York’s Comic-Con. The wildly popular zombie apocalypse shows take place after a virus has turned millions of dead into zombies. “Fear,” is set shortly after the event. The original show takes place several years after. How will the timeline be addressed in the crossover? Kirkman promises we’ll know more in the near future.