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Kirkman/Azaceta’s “Outcast” Heats Up Comics & TV


61b348ee-f8e7-40b8-8a3b-e1b44fe33f40Fans of Robert Kirkman and “The Walking Dead” will be very excited to learn how well Kirkman’s new series, “Outcast” is doing.  The horror comic, illustrated in a way that creeps under your skin by Paul Azaceta, will see its second and fifth issue rushed to a third and second printing.

It’s personally very exciting to see “Outcast” do so well after the Royal Collectibles signing, sponsored by Cadence Comic Art.  Paul Azaceta, along with Khary Randolph and Emilio Lopez (Techjacket) were on hand back in July to sign books and draw sketch covers.  The event, scheduled from 6 to 8 pm, went a little over as Azaceta, Randolph, and Lopez were more than gracious enough to accommodate everyone’s requests. It was a fun event that couldn’t have been possible without Diane Lazauskas of Royal Collectibles and Paolo Belfiore of Cadence Comic Art.

262039cd-3976-42a0-b7a4-35d574638254The Image and Skybound title also saw more momentum in the casting of five additional actors for the Cinemax series.  Just announced today via The Hollywood Reporter, Philip Glenister, Reg E. Cathy (House of Cards), Julia Crockett (Law and Order: Criminal Intent), Wrenn Schmidt (Boardwalk Empire), and Kip Pardue (Ray Donovan) have joined the cast rounding out the major players from the Kirkman/Azaceta series.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA rockets up the charts

The second and fifth issues of Skybound’s bestselling series
go straight to subsequent printings

The second issue and fifth issue of Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta’s bestselling horror series, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA, are being rushed to a third and second printing respectively in order to meet escalating customer demand. Due to the huge success in sales, the series is poised to follow THE WALKING DEAD in becoming another entertainment phenomenon with the forthcoming TV series pilot already in development. OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA is sending readers into comics stores everywhere in droves.The chilling series follows a tormented Kyle Barnes—a man with a burdensome gift—and the regularly occurring demonic possessions he encounters.

In issue #2, Kyle Barnes is still reeling from the revelations about demonic possession last issue and what they may mean about the time his mother was possessed.

In issue #5, Kyle and Reverend Anderson travel further into this world and the true nature of things starts to reveal itself. The truth is more terrifying than they could have imagined.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #2 and #5 are also available for purchase across all digital platforms, including the Image Comics website (, the official Image Comics iOS app, Comixology’s website (, iOS, Android, and Google Play.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #1, 5th printing is available still with Diamond Code AUG148326.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #2, 3rd printing (Diamond Code OCT148181) will be available on 12/17.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #3, 2nd printing is available with Diamond Code JUL148428.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #4, 2nd printing is available with Diamond Code AUG148350.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #5, 2nd printing (Diamond Code OCT148182) will be available on 12/17.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #6 is available for pre-order with Diamond Code SEP140739. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is 12/17.

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit

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 asGhosted, Witch Doctor and Invincible Universe. Since its inception, Skybound has created television shows, merchandise and a wide spectrum of platforms, games (The Walking Dead: Assault iOS app), 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. Skybound/Kirkman frequently top the hardcover and paperback bestseller lists. Your destinations for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Deadand all Skybound titles are and

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