Robert Kirkman – Executive Producer
First and foremost a comic creator, Kirkman has seen groundbreaking success in the adaptation of his comic book titles into major franchises in all forms of content. In 2010, his Eisner award-winning series, The Walking Dead, was developed into an AMC television series. It has become a worldwide phenomenon as the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time and is the #1 show on television among the coveted 18-49 demo. The property has also been extended into a blockbuster game franchise, licensing business, and ongoing publishing success.
Kirkman is Co-Creator, Writer, and Producer of The Walking Dead’s companion series, Fear the Walking Dead. Kirkman also serves as Consulting Producer of The Talking Dead, the popular talk show that deep dives into each week’s episode of both The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. He is also Executive Producer of the AMC series Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics, and the Korean pre-apocalyptic drama, Five Year. Kirkman’s popular demonic-exorcism comic, Outcast, was adapted, produced, and airs on Cinemax.
For the big screen, Kirkman will produce Invincible based on his long-running popular comic book. It will be written, directed, and produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg for Universal Pictures. Other credits include Air, featuring Norman Reedus and Academy Award nominee Djimon Hounsou.
Additional Kirkman comics include Super Dinosaur, Battle Pope, Astounding Wolf-Man, and Thief of Thieves.
Kirkman is also the Chairman of Skybound Entertainment. As an advocate for creator rights, Kirkman co-founded Skybound alongside his longtime business and producing partner David Alpert in an effort to ensure creators are able to maintain their intellectual property rights and creative control.