Kirkman hinted that there are multiple possibilities for the crossover: "Are we going to see an interesting backstory of the "Walking Dead" character showing up in "Fear the Walking Dead?' Or are we going to see a "Fear the Walking Dead" character show up in 'The Walking Dead" and see a future version of a character?".
Announcing the news on The Walking Dead panel at New York Comic-Con, Robert Kirkman was asked the question every fan of both shows has asked since the spin-off dawned in 2015.
Are you looking forward to this crossover between the 2 shows?
Kirkman would not offer any other details other to say that one character will hop shows next year. We wanted these shows to have their own legs and now we're at this place with Fear The Walking where we can play with some things. Because these timelines, like. how does that work? He then helped introduce fans to a larger world by appearing in season 3 of Telltale's Walking Dead video game series.
"We're very excited about this", he said, "and there's going to be some more news on this front in the coming months, so please stay tuned to what they call the Internet". "Hopefully there have been points where you go, 'Is this it?"
As for other connections between the shows, Madison Clarke on Fear The Walking Dead has a Southern accent, which may indicate that she's related to someone from TWD which was originally set in Georgia.
Fear The Walking Dead season 3 continues October 9 in the U.S. on AMC, with The Walking Dead making its return with season 8 on AMC in the USA on October 22.
Season 8 of The Walking Dead premieres on Sunday, October 22.
Further teasing the upcoming crossover is this image posted on The Walking Dead's official Facebook account. "What could happen? Or is it going to be different from that?"