September 18, 2012 at 09:48 PM EDT

Walking Dead comic writer — and Walking Dead TV show executive producer — Robert Kirkman will participate in a string of panels and signing events during this year’s New York Comic-Con, which runs at the Javits Center, October 11-14.

On Friday, October 12, the writer discusses his comics imprint Skybound at a panel called Skybound: On the Rise while on the Sunday Kirkman will answer questions from the audience at the Kirkmania! Q&A. The writer is taking part in a number of signing sessions including an event on the Friday at which he and Jay Bonansinga will be John Hancocking copies of their new Walking Dead novel, The Road to Woodbury. Finally, Skybound will debut two limited edition, Kirkman-penned comics collections at NYCC: The Walking Dead Hardcover Compendium (Red Foil Version) and Thief of Thieves Hardcover, Volume 1, “I Quit.” Skybound has released the cover of the Thief of Thieves book which you can see above and, in larger format, below.

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