Media Release — Following the unprecedented ratings of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” season finale, series creator Robert Kirkman and comiXology, the world’s largest digital comics platform available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and the Web with over 50 million comic and graphic novel downloads to date, are giving away The Walking Dead issue #19 — which features the first appearance of Michonne and ties directly into this past Sunday’s season finale.
The Walking Dead issue #19 is available for free until this coming Monday, March 26th 2012.
The Walking Dead #19 gained acclaim after its original print release by introducing fan-favorite character Michonne to the comic book’s cast. Now as television fans are left hanging with months of speculation until the debut of season 3, issue #19 serves as the perfect jumping-on point to the original comics book series.
Download The Walking Dead #19 for free until this coming Monday, March 26th, then pick up the following issues in Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead for all the pulse-pounding, adrenaline-fueled Zombie action to tide you over until “The Walking Dead” season 3 this fall.
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About The Walking Dead
“The Walking Dead” is a monthly black-and-white comic book series created by Robert Kirkman that follows a group of survivors through a world overrun by The Walking Dead as they struggle to survive an even deadlier threat: Living humans so terrified about their own survival that they are willing to sacrifice everything else. Winner of the 2010 Eisner Award for Best Continuing Series, the Skybound comic has been translated into more than 30 languages, and is available in over 50 countries worldwide. IGN called it “one of the best monthly comics available” and Complex hails it as “one of the best comic series of all time.” It’s also become the highest-rated drama on basic cable of all time. The AMC television series, with Kirkman serving as a writer and executive producer, had 11 million viewers for the season two premiere and was instantly renewed for a third season. As the first TV drama to be launched around the world simultaneously, it’s in 120 countries, translated into 33 languages and is in 250 million households. The Walking Dead also dominated the New York Times’ bestseller lists for graphic novels and was the top seller for 2011. www.Skybound.com is your destination for all news and merchandise for Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles.