Official Press Release
Image ExpoÂ is excited to announce the addition of Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon on AMC's record-breaking television series The Walking Dead to the comic convention's The Walking Dead panel. The panel takes place during Image Expo on Saturday, February 25 at 4 p.m. in the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, California. Reedus will join The Walking Dead creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman and Â Reedus' "Walking Dead" castmate Steven Yeun (Glenn) in conversation with Chris Hardwick.
Fans of The Walking Dead stick around after the show every week to watch The Talking Dead and hear what goes on behind the scenes of cable TV's highest rated drama in history. This conversation will be even better because you can see it up close and in person exclusively by attending Image Expo. This unique and first-time ever opportunity offers the chance to not only listen in but ask your own questions of some of the show's principle players live and in person. Kirkman, Yeun, and Reedus will talk to Hardwick about the latest shocking plot twists and what it's like working on a show that has taken the world by storm.
This is just one of the exciting panels taking place during Image Expo, ranging from small, limited-attendance workshops conducted by the Image founders to large panels with some of comics' most talented creators talking about the present and future of the industry. In addition to this panel, Robert Kirkman will also be on the stage for three other panels: to discuss taking your favorite comics from the page to television, the latest from his Image Comics imprint Skybound, and a special fan question-and-answer session. For a complete listing of Image Expo's programming, go to www.imagecomicexpo.com.
ABOUT IMAGE EXPO
Image Expo is a three-day comic book convention commemorating Image Comics' 20th Anniversary and celebrating creator-owned comics, being held on February 24, 25, and 26, 2012 at the Oakland Convention Center. Image partners Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino, will be the guests of honor, appearing for signings, panels, and special events. Other special guests include Image founders Rob Liefeld, and Whilce Portacio, plus the creators of today's best creator-owned comics, including Ed Brubaker and Brian K. Vaughan. For more information about Image Expo, visit www.imagecomicexpo.com.
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. He's the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, kid-friendly Super Dinosaur, The Astounding Wolfman, 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, taking four of the top spots. Â 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 120 countries and 250 million households.Â www.Skybound.com is your destination for all news and merchandise for Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles.