Robert Kirkman to Go on Whirlwind 5-City, 72-Hour, Cross-Country Book Tour

Official Press Release

BERKELEY, CA -- Comics industry superstar Robert Kirkman is going on a five-city, seventy-two hour tour to promote the debut of his new comic book series, THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN. The tour takes place over the weekend of May 5th, Free Comic Book Day. Fans in New York City, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area can meet the writer of WALKING DEAD, ULTIMATE X-MEN and INVINCIBLE and get FREE copies of THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #1!

"For Kirkman's first new creator-owned series in four years, we're doing something big," says Director of Marketing Mark Haven Britt."You get an awesome new FREE comic, you get to meet Robert in person, AND you get to meet him when he's delirious from sleep deprivation and cross country flights! Come on by! It's gonna be a hoot!"

THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN chronicles the life of workaholic CEO Gary Hampton. While on a rare family vacation, he's bitten by a werewolf. Cursed to live his nights as a monster, Gary works to use these evil powers for the greater good. The story is part superhero, part horror and a whole lot of fun.

The fun starts the very first minute of Free Comic Book Day at 12:01 AM, May 4th and ends on May 6th. Listed below are the store locations, times and dates of the tour:

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK Jim Hanley's Universe MAY 4th @ 11PM - 1AM (The comic will be given out at 12:01 AM) 4 West 33rd St. New York, NY 10001 (off 5th Ave. -opposite the Empire State Building) (212) 268-7088 www.jhuniverse.com

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Graham Crackers Comics MAY 5th @ 11AM - 1PM 77 E. Madison St. (SW Corner of Michigan & Madison, Across from Millennium Park) Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 629-1810 GrahamCrackers.com

DENVER, COLORADO Mile High Comics MAY 5th @ 7PM-9PM 9201 N. Washington Thornton, CO (303) 457-2612 milehighcomics.com

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Golden Apple MAY 6th @ 12AM - 2PM 7018 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038 (888) 235-2400 goldenapplecomics.com

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA MAY 6th @ 6:30PM - 9:30 PM COMIC RELIEF: THE Comic Bookstore 2026 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704-1117 (510) 843-5002 comicrelief.net

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