Press Release THE WALKING DEAD is a best-selling comic, became an acclaimed television series on AMC, and now Robert Kirkman’s creation expands its pop culture empire as it becomes the first Image Comics title to be available on Apple’s iBooks.
This week on the show: Rodrigo is still absent, The Goon punches some zombies, and KIRKMAN! (doesn’t appear on the show). [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp370.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Show Notes after the Jump!
Press Release AMC announced today the renewal of “The Walking Dead” for a third season. Season two continues to deliver the strongest telecasts for any drama in basic cable history against Adults 18-49 shattering a basic cable record set nearly 10 years ago for a single drama telecast (“The Dead Zone”). “The Walking Dead” is based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics. Glen Mazzara serves as series’ showrunner. Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert and Frank Darabont are executive producers. Greg Nicotero is a co-executive producer.
Press Release Earlier this year, best selling author Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE, THE INFINITE) and artist Jason Howard (ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN) created an energetic all ages hit comic starring a boy genius and a genetically modified Tyrannosaurus Rex that was met with multiple sell outs and critical acclaim. Now Image Comics is now collecting the adventures of Derek Dynamo, Super Dinosaur, and their friends into one action-packed book of awesomeness!
Press Release THE INFINITE team has once again gotten one of the industry’s most celebrated talents to contribute a gorgeous variant cover to their action-packed science fiction hit. Now Image Comics has announced that next month the third issue of Robert Kirkman and Robert Liefeld’s THE INFINITE will be available with a new J. Scott Campbell cover that stars the characters Em and Dual!
Press Release Today, SKYBOUND Entertainment announces the formation of SKYBOUND Asia, a partnership with Figo Fuad and James Lockard of Moving Images. The new venture is based in Singapore and will include comic distribution, marketing, merchandising, and participation in regional conventions.
Press Release Robert Kirkman¹s first in a three book series with Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin¹s Press will hit shelves nationwide October 11th and is now available for pre-sale on Amazon.com. The book, which Kirkman co-authored with horror genre vet Jay Bonansinga, is titled The Walking Dead: The Rise of the Governor.
According to TV Guide, viewers may get to see several flashback episodes in the second season of Walking Dead on AMC. In the quick blurb, fans of the series will see how Lori and Shane hooked up during the crazed time of the zombie uprising> This shouldn’t be a big surprise as there was at least one flashback sequence in the Image Comics series where Kirkman showed the same thing. The more surprising news is that Robert Kirkman is working on a Volume Zero that tells the same tale in more detail. While I’m all for more Walking Dead (providing
Or – “I Wondered What Happened To That Guy…” When Powerplex first appeared, I was intrigued by his backstory, a man driven to extreme methods by grief. Even when he attacked the main character of the book, he maintained my sympathy, and since his story never achieved closure, I was looking forward to his return. But, now that he has returned, I’m honestly not certain our main character is safe…
Yesterday, we reported that Frank Darabont has walked away from The Walking Dead, leaving a hole in the showrunner spot. Today, we’ve learned that executive producer Glen Mazzara has taken over control of the show. It is still unclear if Darabont will stay on and in what capacity as those conversations are still ongoing. “We hired Glen Mazzara as our Number 2 in the room,” Darabont said in a Deadline interview last month. “We consider him our head writer and he’s just a fantastic asset.” There’s been no interruption in the production of the show, so we can expect the
Shocking news for fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead. Show runner (the person responsible for the day to day operations of the show) Frank Darabont is stepping down. There’s no word if he has left the show completely, or if he will still executive produce and direct certain elements of the production. With the show in the middle of production, and Darabont not saying anything about this news at the San Diego Comic Con, this will certainly have the studio and the cable network scrambling to make sure everything transitions smoothly. The second season of The Walking Dead is scheduled