• A band of survivors struggles to survive after an epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living.

  • Every kid wants superpowers. But not every kid's father is Omni-Man, the greatest superhero the world has ever known. When teenager Mark Grayson finally inherits his dad's abilities, though, he realizes life isn't getting any easier.

  • Thief of Thieves tells the story of Conrad Paulson, the world’s greatest thief, who has set his sights on his own kind. He vows to steal only what’s already been stolen, in an effort to right the great wrongs of his life.

  • Dr. Luke Taylor's perfect life comes to a dramatic halt when an identical, bloodied version of himself arrives at his doorstep with news that he is one of many clones... and they're all after his pregnant wife and their unborn child!

  • Jackson T. Winters is one of the greatest criminal masterminds to ever live...except he's rotting in jail after his last, doomed score. But when a filthy rich collector breaks him out, he's tasked with putting together an elite team of paranormal experts to do the impossible: Steal a ghost from a haunted house of horrors!

  • Manifest Destiny follows Meriwether Lewis and William Clark’s historic expedition across America, only things might not be quite like you remember from History class...

  • The bruising story of one man's revenge and the dark road he travels.

  • It's a sick world, and Dr. Vincent Morrow's here to treat it. Headhunted into an exciting new career in the black arts after his excommunication from the medical community, Morrow serves the world with both hands -- one in magic, one in medicine -- as earth's protector. Earth's Witch Doctor.

  • The Guardians of the Globe are BACK in an all-new, all-exciting ongoing series! Your favorite heroes - Brit, Outrun, Invincible, Robot, Yeti, Kaboomerang, and more -face new challenges of epic proportions in stories by the all-star team of Phil Hester & Todd Nauck!

  • The Evil Max Maximus wants to get to Inner-Earth! He wants the dinosaurs that live there! He wants the powerful DynOre mineral that originates there! SUPER DINOSAUR and DEREK DYNAMO are the only ones who can stop him!

  • Fight fire with fire. Fight evil with science! Collecting the never before reprinted Science Dog back-up story from INVINCIBLE #75, as well as the ALL-NEW full-length, never-before-seen conclusion of the story!

  • After the Rapture the sole protector of the sinning masses is BATTLE POPE, and his trusty sidekick, Jesus. They're the last line of defense in a world overrun with demons and depravity.

  • When Gary Hampton, corporate CEO, is mauled and left for dead following an attack by a wolf on a family vacation, his life takes a drastic turn! Gary is cursed -when the moon is full he transforms into a beast of the night - a werewolf!

  • Meet Brit, the government's last line of defense when it comes to the really messy parts of keeping the world safe. When super-powered menaces threaten our home soil, send in this one-man killing machine: He's indestructible, unstoppable, and eligible for a senior citizen's discount.

  • Freedom fighter Bowen has lost everything in the war against The Infinite. His only hope is to travel back in time to prevent their world domination before it starts! Bowen can't do this alone, he must turn to the only ally he knows he can trust: HIMSELF.

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Jan142013

The Walking Dead Minimates 3 & Video Contest

The Walking Dead Minimates series 3 shamble into stores this Spring, and we're celebrating with a cool Minimate video contest.

Use the current The Walking Dead Minimates and create your best stop motion animated clip. Upload that clip to YouTube and send it to Skybound. Then Robert Kirkman will judge the best clips, and we'll announce the winner on Feb 10th right here on Skybound.com.

Hit the jump for the full press release and the contest rules.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS AND SKYBOUND ANNOUNCE THE WALKING DEAD MINIMATES SERIES 3 DEBUTING THIS SPRING AND A CONTEST JUDGED BY CREATOR/WRITER ROBERT KIRKMAN

Make your own THE WALKING DEAD mini-movie video starring THE WALKING DEAD Minimates

Diamond Select Toys, the leader in toy manufacturing for the comic book specialty market for 2012, and The Walking Dead creator/writer Robert Kirkman and his Skybound imprint at Image Comics bring you The Walking Dead Series 3 Minimates coming this Spring, based on Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning, groundbreaking comic book series and graphic novels. To celebrate, Kirkman and Diamond Select Toys will judge a contest featuring fan videos utilizing The Walking Dead Minimates toys already available. The videos should tell an original story based on the universe of The Walking Dead, the leader in all original graphic novels for 2012. The Walking Dead 100 was the year's top selling issue of any comic book for 2012. Each video should be no more than 60 seconds in length and the winner will receive a personally autographed The Walking Dead Compendium and an autographed set of The Walking Dead Minimates Series 3 set. All videos will be the property of Skybound and the winning video will run on www.Skybound.com with the winner's name. The contest will end on February 5th and the results will be announced February 10th on www.Skybound.com.

THE RULES: Use The Walking Dead minimates to create a cool video. The video should be no more than 60 seconds long. Post the video on YouTube and then email the video link to contests@skybound.com. The best video as selected by Robert Kirkman will receive a signed The Walking Dead Compendium, Vol 1 and a set of signed The Walking Dead Series 3 Minimates. The deadline for entries is February 5th at 11:59pm PST. The winning video will be announced on February 10th at 10:00am PST on www.skybound.com. Any questions regarding the contest, please send them to: contests@skybound.com

The Walking Dead Minimates debuted in 2012 with Diamond Select Toys and sold out on both sides of the Atlantic. The Walking Dead Minimates Series 3 will feature the prison storyline from The Walking Dead and will include Rick Grimes in Riot Gear, Dexter, Hershel and Tyreese, each in a two-pack with a different zombie. All of the sets will be available at your local comic book store, your favorite online retailer and the Rick and Dexter sets will also be available at Toys "R" Us. All Minimates come from the pages of The Walking Dead comic book series. Pre-order the set now, find your local comic book store at: http://comicshoplocator.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, The Astounding Wolf-Man and Thief of Thieves. In 2010, Kirkman formed his own Image imprint, Skybound, which publishes his own work and Witch Doctor, Guarding the Globe and Clone. 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 Emmy®-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 Thieves as 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.

About Skybound

Skybound is the home of Robert Kirkman's creator-owned work including his Eisner Award-winning comic book series, The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur, Thief of Thieves and Clone as well as Witch Doctor, Guarding the Globe and The Astounding Wolf-Man. Since its inception, Skybound has created television shows, merchandise and a wide spectrum of platforms, games and entertainment events (The Walking Dead Escape). Skybound's successes include the comic behind the hit Emmy®-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 Thieves as a potential series. Skybound/Kirkman frequently top the hardcover and paperback bestseller lists. Your destination for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles is www.Skybound.com.

About Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles, LLC

Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles, LLC was founded in 1999 by sister company Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. Envisioned to create unique and exciting collectibles for children and adults alike, the company has licensed a variety of pop culture properties to be turned into merchandise. In 2007, Diamond Select Toys acquired select assets of the New York based Art Asylum, creators of the global Minimates brand. Minimates have been recognized as the #1 selling block figure in the world and were the first toys ever to be inducted into the ToyFare Hall of Fame in 2007. With partners such as Marvel Enterprises, Microsoft, Universal Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, MGM and Sony Pictures, Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles produces a large range of products based on a wide variety of properties, and is headquartered in Timonium, MD. For more information, visit www.diamondselecttoys.com and www.artasylum.com

 

 

 

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Ugh. I completely forgot about this contest. I would have loved to enter it, but it seems I've ran out of time!
Oh well. Good luck to those who win!

February 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterOliver Wallace

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