EW can exclusively reveal that Walking Dead comic writer Robert Kirkman will be appearing at this year’s New York Comic Con, which takes place at the Javits Center, October 11-14.
The founder of the Image Comics imprint Skybound will be promoting the forthcoming 100th issue of his superhero comic Invincible and the new Skybound title, Clone, as well as discussing the second Walking Dead novel, The Road to Woodbury, which Kirkman penned with Jay Bonansinga and is being published by Thomas Dunne Books on October 16. Kirkman may even have a word or two to say about the third season of the Walking Dead, which returns to screens October 14.
We can also reveal that Harry Potter franchise star Tom Felton will be appearing at the event where he will be signing for fans and taking part in a “Spotlight” Q&A. In addition to playing Draco Malfoy, the English actor also appeared in last year’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes reboot and will next be seen in horror movie The Apparition, which opens in theatres August 24.
Previously announced New York Comic Con guests include Anne Rice, Sean Astin, Adam West, Burt Ward, Lou Ferrigno, Brian K. Vaughan, Mike Mignola, and Christopher Lloyd.
‘Walking Dead’ favorite to guest on NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’ – EXCLUSIVE
‘The Walking Dead’ coming to Universal Studios this Halloween
‘The Walking Dead Escape’: Witness an exciting video journey through the Comic-Con zombie obstacle course!