Argentine artist Julian Totino Tedesco will draw the third in a series of exclusive Wizard World variant covers of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead #1 comic for Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2, it was announced today by Wizard World and Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics. The covers proved to be extremely popular at Portland Comic Con in February and St. Louis Comic Con in March, celebrating the groundbreaking, Eisner Award-winning comic book series.
Combining the legends of Robert Kirkman and his groundbreaking, Eisner Award-winning comic book series, The Walking Dead, and Arthur Suydam’s unique and prolific work in the zombie genre led to the second in a series of exclusive Wizard World variant covers of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead #1 comic, provided for free to all full-price attendees at Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, March 22-24 at America’s Center. Wizard World and Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, have teamed to produce the line.
The dead cannot be stopped, and neither can the Walking Dead Minimates! With Series 2 in Toys “R” Us, comic shops and specialty stores now, Series 3 is gearing up for production from Diamond Select Toys! And like the first two series, it includes popular lead characters, short-lived favorites and zombies straight from the comic book pages!
In the barely-concealed-hatred-filled words of Michonne, “He calls himself The Governor.” In this new one-shot special from the Walking Dead creative team, The Governor gets his own backstory. Will we get an in-depth look at this enigma of a man or will he remain the elusive tyrant we all love to hate? More after the jump!
Robert Kirkman, creator and writer of the groundbreaking, Eisner-Award winning The Walking Dead comic book series and graphic novels continues to break records in all of its incarnations. Wizard World and Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, have teamed to bring fans what they want, more of The Walking Dead! Now, all full-price attendees at every Wizard World event in 2013 will receive a limited-edition, exclusive cover variant of The Walking Dead #1.
A while ago, I purchased a Batman silicon ice cube tray that turned out ice in the shape of the bat symbol. For those that want something that will be sure to start a conversation, Diamond Select Toys has trays that crank out cubes in the shape of body parts from the Image Comics Walking Dead series.
Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for a look at Artifacts #24, Change #2, Clone #3, End Times of Bram and Ben #1, Guarding the Globe #5, Infinite Vacation #5, Legend of Luther Strode #2, Mind the Gap #7, Non Humans #2, and many, many more.
Or – “Don’t Ever Underestimate Kirkman’s Eldritch Powers…”
After issue #100′s shocker, I had expected that Walking Dead might hit a lull, that the tension would slowly start to build again as we neared another conflict. That hasn’t happened, and after the events of last month, we may be about to lose another familiar face from the regular cast. Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Diamond Select Toys has announced a line of silicone molds and trays based on The Walking Dead series, that includes an undead face that will totally change the attitudes at the dinner table this Thanksgiving.