2012/09/18 16:28:41 UTC

Robert Kirkman and Skybound Announce NYCC Exclusives, Panels, and Signings

Headed to the New York Comic Con this year? We’ve already told you about the events for The Walking Dead Season 3, but Robert Kirkman and Skybound have just announced their plans for the show, which include signings, panels, and your chance to pick up The Walking Dead Compendium One hardcover:

“The Walking Dead creator/writer Robert Kirkman and Skybound, his imprint at Image Comics, have special items and events planned for this year’s New York Comic-Con from October 10-14th. At NYCC, Kirkman will participate in panels including a question and answer session about his work, and a panel discussing the success of Skybound. Skybound will also debut two new hardcovers at NYCC: The Walking Dead Hardcover Compendium (Red Foil Version) will be a limited edition of 1500 for $100. The first-ever Thief of Thieves Hardcover, Volume 1, “I Quit” will debut with a limited edition of 1000, available for only $30. Both may be purchased at the Skybound booth, #1229, along with all your favorite Skybound titles, t-shirts and merchandise.

In New York, Kirkman will also be signing copies of The Road to Woodbury, his and Jay Bonansinga’s latest Walking Dead novel for St. Martin’s Press. The book is the sequel to last year’s bestseller, The Rise of the Governor, and will be released October 16th.

Skybound will also keep you posted on where you can buy The Walking Dead: The Official Magazine, which debuts from Titan/Skybound on October 23 and features an interview with Kirkman and The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard, and is chock full of art, news and interviews from the entire The Walking Dead universe.

Exclusives:

Two beautiful Skybound hardcovers will debut at NYCC. First up, The Walking Dead Hardcover Compendium (Red Foil Version) will be a limited edition of 1500 for $100. Next up, the first-ever Thief of Thieves Hardcover, Volume 1, “I Quit.” will debut with a limited edition of 1000, available for only $30. Both may be purchased at the Skybound booth, #1229, along with all your favorite Skybound titles, t-shirts and merchandise.

You’ve been dying for the latest news on Witch Doctor and creator/writer Brandon Seifert and creator/artist Lukas Ketner will be there to entice you with details about the November 28 release of Witch Doctor: Mal Practice #1. Also, come welcome editorial director Sean Mackiewicz as the newest member of the Skybound team.

Skybound Panels:

Skybound: On the Rise
Robert Kirkman, Shawn Martinbrough, Jason Howard & special guests
moderated by Sean Mackiewicz
Date: 10/12/2012 Friday
Time: 2:45PM – 3:45PM
Location: 1A14
(seating capacity 350)

There’s no limit on what to expect from Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics. Thief of Thieves is already a breakout hit that has been optioned by AMC, Guarding the Globe supplies another monthly fix for the Invincible universe, and the all- ages smash Super Dinosaur is about to blow up in a big way. Join Robert Kirkman as he discusses the imprint’s future with his stable of creators, including the creative teams behind Thief of Thieves, Witch Doctor and more!

Kirkmania!
Robert Kirkman takes questions from the audience
Date: 10/14/2012 Sunday
Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM
Location: 1E13
(seating capacity 1200)
Robert Kirkman, creator of the global sensations The Walking Dead, Invincible and Thief of Thieves, opens the floor to all his fans in this lively and engaging Q&A session.

Skybound Signings:

Thursday, October 11th:

5:00PM-6:00PM

Robert Kirkman signing, creator/writer of The Walking Dead,
Invincible, Super Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves

Friday, October 12th:

1:00PM-2:00PM

4:00PM-5:30PM

TBD

Thief of Thieves signing with artist Shawn Martinbrough, writer James Asmus and colorist Felix Serrano

Robert Kirkman signing, creator/writer of The Walking Dead, Invincible, Super Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves

Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga sign advance copies of their upcoming novel, The Road to Woodbury. For further details, keep
checking www.Skybound.com

Saturday, October 13th:

1:00PM-2:00PM

Witch Doctor signing with creator/writer Brandon Seifert and creator/artist Lukas Ketner

5:00PM-6:00PM

Thief of Thieves signing with artist Shawn Martinbrough, writer James Asmus and colorist Felix Serrano

Sunday, October 14th:

11:00AM-12:00 PM

3:30PM-5:00PM

Jason Howard signing, artist for Super Dinosaur

Robert Kirkman signing, creator/writer of The Walking Dead, Invincible, Super Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves”

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