WonderCon: Get a free digital copy of THE WALKING DEAD #1 at comiXology booth

cmx wondercon 12 WonderCon: Get a free digital copy of THE WALKING DEAD #1 at comiXology booth

This is a pretty good deal:

The first 5,000 WonderCon ’12 attendees to come by comiXology’s booth (#107) will receive a limited edition promotional postcard imprinted with a unique download code redeemable forThe Walking Dead Vol. 1 exclusively on comiXology.com. In partnership with The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman’s Skybound, comiXology is making sure attendees of WonderCon ’12 get a “taste” of the first graphic novel — regularly $8.99 for 140 pages —that the hit The Walking Dead TV show is based on.


That’s just for showing up. It’s comiXology’s first appearance at WonderCon and they’ll be having demos, panels, and so on:

What: WonderCon 2012 
When: March 16th -18th, 2012 
Where: The Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim CA 
Booth #: 107
Giveaway: Limited edition promotional postcard imprinted with a unique download code redeemable for The Walking Dead Vol. 1 exclusively on comiXology.com.
Panels:
Friday March 16th
3:30pm – 4:30pm – ComiXology Open Discussion: Everything Digital Panel with comiXology’s David Steinberger – Room 203.
Saturday March 17TH 
11:30am – 12:30pm – Digital Comics Price Fight Panel with comiXology’s David Steinberger – Room 208
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Comic Book Entrepreneurs Panel with comiXology’s David Steinberger – Room 211.
Sunday March 18th 
12:30pm – 1:30pm – Indie Comics Marketing and PR 101 with comiXology’s Chip Mosher – Room 208.

In addition, Mark Waid joins David Steinberger on the “Digital Comics Price Fight Panel” on Saturday, March 17th from 11:30am – 12:30pm in Room 208 moderated by creator Sam Humphries, who was the driving force behind MySpace Comics. Later that same day, Steinberger joins Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson, The Nerdist’s Peter Levin, Comic Book Resources’ Jonah Weiland, and Beach Ball Comics’ Thomas Gaul on the “Comic Book Entrepreneurs Panel” from 3:30pm – 4:30pm in Room 211 also moderated by Humphries. ComiXology’s VP of Marketing, PR and Business Development, Chip Mosher, will be hosting the “Indie Comics Marketing and PR 101 Panel” with comic creators Sam Humphries, Ben McCool, and Dark Horse’s Director of PR Jeremy Atkins on Sunday, March 18thfrom 12:30pm – 1:30pm in Room 208.

Comments

  1. Just to ask the uncomfortable question that can’t be quickly summarized in a tweet:

    The reason one gives away Volume 1 is in the hopes of making money off of Volumes 2 – x.

    But when the artist of Volume 1 wouldn’t be making any money from the sales of Volumes 2 – x, it hardly seems like a fair deal to forego his royalties (60% of profits, in this case) to take the loss on the first volume to make up that money in future sales of books he didn’t do work in and isn’t eligible for royalties from.

    So, is there a deal in place somewhere to compensate Moore for his work that’s being given away for free here?

  2. Walking Dead the Comic Awesome. The Show however I could careless I realize its all kirkman but the show isn’t that good.

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