Maybe the comic is but it's too soon to say if the show will be. [...]
It's not "too soon" to say that at all. 1) This show is on AMC. 2) Read some of the interviews Frank Darabont has given regarding the show.
Jack Bauer wrote:
The Walking Dead is one of the 2 best shows of the Fall season. The other one would be Terriers on FX.
I love Terriers