SNEAK PEEK: INSIDE ISSUE #3 OF THE WALKING DEAD, THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE

SNEAK PEEK: INSIDE ISSUE #3 OF
THE WALKING DEAD, THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE

The notorious Dixon brothers of the TV show spill all; letterer Rus Wooton reveals everything about working on the comic!

Following the release of the hotly anticipated first issue of The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine, which was the best-selling magazine of Diamond’s October PREVIEWS, Titan Magazines and Skybound reveal what’s inside the upcoming third issue.

Hitting stores on March 5, this 100-page issue focuses on the importance of family in a zombie-infested world., From Rick’s dedication to his son, Carl, to the more fractious relationship between the TV series’ rival siblings, Daryl and Merle Dixon (Norman Reedus and Michael Rooker, both of whom are interviewed in this issue). Also in this issue, The Walking Dead creator/writer Robert Kirkman answers more readers’ questions; letterer Rus Wooton reveals what working on the comic book is like; we prick up our ears to the music of the TV show; we find out the latest news on the forthcoming Activision videogame; and we visit the season three set of AMC’s hit television show,The Walking Dead, to learn what it takes to be transformed into a flesh-hungry zombie from (fill in from who). We’ll also have the latest news, reviews and tips for fans of all things The Walking Dead.

This issue comes with a main newsstand cover featuring Norman Reedus and Michael Rooker as the Dixon brothers, and an alternative art cover by The Walking Dead comic artist Charlie Adlard. Retailers can order this from the January edition of Diamond PREVIEWS.

Fans of the show and the comic book series are urged to join The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with exclusive developments and deals, or visit the magazine website and www.Skybound.com, the source for all news on The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman and Skybound titles.

The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine Issue #3 will be available on newsstands and in comic book stores in the US on March 5, in the UK on March 14 and in Australia & New Zealand on April 20.

About Robert Kirkman
Robert Kirkman’s success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner at Image Comics since the company’s inception twenty years ago and he formed his own imprint there, Skybound, in 2010. Kirkman is the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-runningInvincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur, The Astounding Wolf-Man, and new title Thief of Thieves, among many others. Kirkman has earned the respect of the comic, writing and television communities and topped the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels in 2011 and in April 2012, he took the top five spots on both the hardcover and paperback lists. He’s the creator/executive producer and writer of the hit television show, AMC’s The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S, also an international success in 122 countries and 37 languages. AMC is developing Thief of Thieves as a potential series with Kirkman serving as creator/executive producer and writer. www.Skybound.com is your destination for all news and merchandise for Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles.

About Image Comics
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com

About The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine
Published by Titan Magazines and Skybound, The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine is a complete, in-depth guide to The Walking Dead TV series and comics, featuring exclusive interviews with the show cast, as well as comic editors, illustrators and more. The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine is a must-have companion for fans.

Each quarterly 100-page edition also includes the latest revelations from The Walking Dead comic team, including interviews with the creators and features showcasing the creative process behind the art. Plus, The Walking Dead creator and writer/executive producer for the show, Robert Kirkman, reveals the latest news from the TV set and answers fans’ questions.

For more information on The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine visit:
http://titanmagazines.com/t/the-walking-dead/

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About Titan Magazines
Titan Magazines is the largest and most experienced publisher of licensed entertainment magazines and comics in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Licensing partners include: Aardman – ABC – BBC – Bongo – CBS – DC – Disney – Hasbro – LucasFilm – MGM – NBC – Nickelodeon – Paramount – Twentieth Century Fox – WWE – Mattel

For more information, visit:
http://titanmagazines.com/

About The Walking Dead (TV series)
“The Walking Dead” is the number one drama series in basic cable history for Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54. Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman, “The Walking Dead” tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. The series, which garnered a 2010 Golden Globe® nomination for Best Television Series – Drama and won the 2011 and 2012 Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Prosthetic Make-Up, stars Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Scott Wilson, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, and David Morrissey. Season three of “The Walking Dead” is executive produced by showrunner Glen Mazzara, Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert.

For more information, visit:
http://www.amctv.com/shows/the-walking-dead

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Stephen Jondrew has been a fan of the Walking Dead for quite some years. Starting with the comics Stephen powered through the issues enjoying every issue. When AMC announced it's adaptation Stephen was excited and has been enjoying it every episode. Stephen can be found podcasting at W.T.W.D. Radio Free Woodbury and over at Fanboy Buzz.


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