'Walking Dead' Photos: Is [Spoiler] About to Die? (Exclusive)

Brian Wallace
Yahoo! TV

"The Walking Dead" TV series has taken many plot turns not found in the comic books that spawned it, but many fans remain convinced it's only a matter of time before Shane is killed.

Bolstering their conviction are recent reports that actor Jon Bernthal is being considered for the lead role in TNT's new cop drama "L.A. Noir." And let's face it: Shane isn't making many friends among his fellow survivors.

In this exclusive photo from this week's new episode of "The Walking Dead," we see Rick and Shane facing off in a way that could very well lead to the how-dare-you-tell-my-wife-I'm-dead-and-then-sleep-with-her fight we've all been waiting for.

In a second photo obtained by Yahoo! TV, we see only Rick's bloodied face. Is that blood Shane's? In the comic books, Carl is actually the one who pulls the trigger, but that might be a little too much for TV viewers to stomach. Then again … it could just be blood from the injured kid Rick helped rescue last week. We'll have to tune in Sunday night at 9pm on AMC to find out.

What do you think is ahead on this week's new "Walking Dead" episode? Share your guesses in the comments below.

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