The Walking Dead Season 2 half-off sale
Official Press Release
CELEBRATE THE PREMIERE OF THE WALKING DEAD SEASON TWO
WITH COMIXOLOGY’S “THE WALKING DEAD HALF-OFF SALE”
ALL DAY SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16TH
Volume 1 through Volume 14 & most recent issues all half-off
New York, NY—October 14, 2011 – In anticipation of Sunday night’s premiere episode of The Walking Dead Season Two, enjoy a full day of reading The Walking Dead comic books and graphic novels for half-off — available across all Comics by comiXology platforms iOS, Android, the Web and The Walking Dead’s own iOS app! Now is your chance to read the original The Walking Dead ongoing comic book series published by Image Comics.
“The Walking Dead is now a bona fide television phenomenon and the Season Two premiere is a great way to discover the original source material for the show,” said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology. “If you have enjoyed The Walking Dead, but never read the comic, this is a great opportunity.”
The Walking Dead Volume 1 through Volume 14, collecting the first 84 issues of the series will be half-off! While at the same time you can get caught up with the newest uncollected issues #85 through #89 for half-off as well.
Based on one of the most successful and popular comic books of all time, written by Robert Kirkman, AMC’s The Walking Dead captures the ongoing human drama following a zombie apocalypse. The series follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who are traveling in search of a safe and secure home. However, instead of the zombies, it is the living who remain that truly become the walking dead.
Since 2007 comiXology has been developing the technological infrastructure to bring comics into the digital mainstream and expose new audiences to the rich history and culture of the industry. Through partnerships with top comic book publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, IDW Publishing, Archaia Entertainment, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment and Image Comics as well as their own mobile and web apps which hosts over 14,000 digital titles, comiXology has become a leader in digital comic book proliferation. Also focused on creating strong ties with retail stores through its technology solutions, comiXology continues to transform the previously fragmented comic ecosystem into a vibrant and cohesive marketplace.
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 Skybound Ent
SKYBOUND is an all-new imprint of Image Comics. The imprint will give a new generation of comic book creators the opportunity to publish their works as SKYBOUND Originals. With SKYBOUND, Image COO Robert Kirkman will handpick up-and-coming creators and maintain an active role in promoting and expanding the projects of this already growing talent pool. Artist and imprint alike will be fully vested in the development of their properties into new mediums (e.g. television, film) globally.