Robert Kirkman and Skybound Announce Plans for NYCC 2012

Via Skybound:

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.

Skybound compendiums

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 theInvincible 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 ThievesWitch 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 DeadInvincibleand 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, InvincibleSuper Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves

 

Friday, October 12th:

1:00PM-2:00PM         Thief of Thieves signing with artist Shawn Martinbrough, writer James Asmus and colorist Felix Serrano

4:00PM-5:30PM         Robert Kirkman signing, creator/writer of The Walking Dead, InvincibleSuper Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves

 

TBD                             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    Jason Howard signing, artist for Super Dinosaur

3:30PM-5:00PM         Robert Kirkman signing, creator/writer of The Walking DeadInvincibleSuper Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves

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