Beta Unmasked In Today's Walking Dead #173 (SPOILERS)

It was often implied that Beta, the Whisperer who has always been seen with his dead skin face mask in the Walking Dead was meant to be someone you'd recognise.

Beta Unmasked In Today's Walking Dead #173 (SPOILERS)

But in today's Walking Dead, you get to see him with his mask off for the very first time. And, by the looks of things, for the last time too.

Beta Unmasked In Today's Walking Dead #173 (SPOILERS)

And yes, he is recognised…

Beta Unmasked In Today's Walking Dead #173 (SPOILERS)

Sorry, they're not going to tell you.

Beta Unmasked In Today's Walking Dead #173 (SPOILERS)…and that's probably it for Beta. Brought back as a surprise for the previous issue and then done away with almost immediately. Oh, Walking Dead, how we love you.

So who? Shaquille O'Neal? Michael Jordan? Someone who might more physically resemble Beta of the Whisperers?

WALKING DEAD #173
(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Stefano Gaudiano, Cliff Rathburn (CA) Dave Stewart (A/CA) Charlie Adlard
"FINAL FIGHT"
Jesus is confronted on the road…In Shops: Nov 01, 2017
SRP: $2.99

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.