Official Press Release
It’s comic book industry common sense by now: the release of a monumental 100th issue written byRobert Kirkman is going to make a big splash. With THE WALKING DEAD #100, the result was the highest-selling comic book of 2012. And with INVINCIBLE #100, the result is a sell-out the same day the issue went on sale.
The 100th issue of the beloved superhero series created by Kirkman and artist Cory Walker will receive a second printing (DEC128209), landing in stores on February 27, 2013.
INVINCIBLE #100, the hotly-anticipated conclusion of the “The Death of Everyone” story arc, featured covers by series artist Ryan Ottley, Cory Walker, Image Comics partner Marc Silvestri, Bryan Hitch, Art Adams and THE WALKING DEAD artist Charlie Adlard.
In a four-star review at Comic Book Resources, Doug Zawisza wrote of the landmark issue, “Invincible #100 is simply a straightforward comic book adventure that pushes a protagonist to the limits and steps back to observe the resulting excitement and adventure.”
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 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. Kirkman is the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur, and Thief of Thieves. In 2010, Kirkman formed his own Image imprint, Skybound, which publishes his own work and Witch Doctor, Invincible Universe, and Clone. Â 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 2012. 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 EmmyÂ®-winning 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 Thievesas a potential series with Kirkman serving as creator/executive producer and writer. Your destination for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles is www.Skybound.com.
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