There are some great action sequences as a convoy of vehicles escape a swarm of zombies in DC, and I can't help but imagine how cool this would look in a movie. And dang if seeing Rick's face on that last page doesn't make me hopeful. I really hope he has a chance for happiness. His whole group deserves it.
Charlie Adlard has a ton of different looking folks showing up from the new settlement. New hairstyles, body shapes, and facial hair should help us keep everybody straight for awhile.