As was reported at the end of the week, Robert Kirkman shared a bit with Rolling Stone about being disappointed in George R.R. Martin for the way he’s handled his story with the HBO adaptation for Game of Thrones. The idea of giving away plot points and twists to have them spoiled on TV didn’t sit well with The Walking Dead creator, so he sorta gave his point of view on it.
Now it wasn’t a serious quote and there certainly wasn’t some major rivalry between the two, merely one creator saying he would’ve done something differently. Still, Kirkman decided to clarify the mini-kerfuffle on Twitter and give Martin plenty of praise: