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The Walking Dead Escape announces 2014 national tour with stops in Baton Rouge, NOLA

Skybound, Robert Kirkman's imprint at Image Comics, will rollout out its one-of-a-kind immersive zombie obstacle course experience, The Walking Dead Escape, in a national tour launching in Baton Rouge, LA on April 24, 2014 at The River Center Arena. The tour's first leg, promoted by Monster X Tour, will visit eight cities including an additional Louisiana date when the tour visits New Orleans on May 24th at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Complete tour dates are below:

Baton Rouge, LA - April 24th at The River Center Arena

Houston, TX - April 26th at Reliant Stadium

Miami, FL - May 3rd at Sun Life Stadium

Tampa, FL - May 10th at Sundome Arena

Jacksonville, FL - May 17th at EverBank Field

New Orleans, LA - May 24th at Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Atlanta, GA - May 31st at Philips Arena

San Diego, CA - July 25th and 26th at Petco Park surrounding Comic Con 2014

Additional tour dates will be announced in the near future. Tickets can be purchased via or as part of a marketing partnership with

After its successful 2012 debut at San Diego's Petco Park, The Walking Dead Escape expanded with three additional events in major cities in 2013, including New York, where the course was integrated aboard the aircraft carrier the USS Intrepid. Based on fans' enthusiastic response, Skybound decided to take the events to the next level with a na, The Walking Dead Escape is not a race, and its participants will not be timed or required to run.
To buy tickets or for more information about The Walking Dead Escape, please visit: or
About Skybound:

Skybound is a multiplatform entertainment company that publishes comic books through Image Comics. Its line includes all of Robert Kirkman's comic books, as well as original concepts from emerging talents.

Kirkman's work includes the award-winning The Walking Dead, the inspiration for the TV show of the same name, as well as Invincible, Outcast, and Super Dinosaur. Other titles include Clone, Ghosted, Manifest Destiny, and Dead Body Road.

In addition to The Walking Dead Escape, Skybound creates a wide range of merchandise, including apparel, action figures, and video games. For more information, please visit Skybound online at and




About Robert Kirkman:

Robert Kirkman is the creator of many popular comic books, including the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, the long-running Invincible, and the all-ages series Super Dinosaur. He is an executive producer and writer of The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time, and is also slated to executive produce AMC's upcoming The Walking Dead spinoff. Recently, Kirkman announced he'll executive produce the television drama Outcast for Cinemax, based on his upcoming comic book of
the same name. A television adaptation of Skybound's comic Clone is currently in development at Universal Television with Kirkman attached as producer. In 2008, Kirkman joined Image Comics as partner, and in 2010, he opened Skybound, a personal imprint publishing original creative work.



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