Wizard World Madison Attendees To Receive a Walking Dead #1 Variant Cover By Rob Liefeld

wizard world madison liefeld walking deadWizard World and Skybound have announced that noted creator Rob Liefeld will draw the third in a yearlong series of Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers of The Walking Dead #1 comic, to be provided free to all full-price attendees at the inaugural Wizard World Madison Comic Con, February 6-8.

The exclusive The Walking Dead #1 edition will be produced in extremely limited quantities and is available at registration to fans at the Alliant Energy Center only while supplies last. VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version of the comic.

In the early 1990s, the self-taught artist Liefeld became prominent due to his work on Marvel Comics’ The New Mutants and later X-Force. Later he published Youngblood #1 by Image Comics. His creations Deadpool, Cable, Youngblood and X-Force helped change the comic book landscape and remain staples of both Marvel and Image comics.

Stars of The Walking Dead TV series scheduled to attend Wizard World Madison Comic Con include Emily Kinney, Josh McDermitt, Michael Rooker and Scott Wilson. Other top celebrities on hand include Ian Somerhalder, William Shatner, Bruce Campbell, Brett Dalton, Kristin Bauer, WWE Divas The Bella Twins and many others.

In addition to Liefeld, Artist Alley at Madison Comic Con will feature Neal Adams, Mike Zeck, James O’Barr, Michael Golden, Tom DeFalco, Phil Ortiz, Mike Grell, Arthur Suydam and more.

Wizard World Comic Con Madison show hours are Friday, February 6, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, February 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, February 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

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