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Buy My Books

The title of comic writer Robert Kirkman's column, BUY MY BOOKS, really says it all -- he shows off the books he's working on and pleads,begs, cajoles, however you want to put it, he wants you to buy his books!


Issue #28

Wed, March 14th, 2007

Robert Kirkman gives an advance look at his Free Comic Book Day offering, "The Astounding Wolf-Man" in this week's BUY MY BOOKS!

Issue #27

Thu, March 8th, 2007

Robert Kirkman is back with some previews of "Marvel Zombies: Dead Days," "Ultimate X-Men" & "The Irredeemable Ant Man." Plus, just who is that new girl in "Invincible?"

Issue #26

Wed, February 21st, 2007

It's a special BUY MY BOOKS this week as writer Jay Faerber fills in for Robert Kirkman giving readers an advance look at pages from two of his upcoming books, "Noble Causes" and the March debuting "Dynamo 5."

Issue #25

Wed, December 13th, 2006

Robert's back doing what he does best with BUY MY BOOKS, showing of pretty, pretty art from "Ultimate X-Men" #78 and #79, "Irredeemable Ant-Man," "The Walkind Dead" and "Invincible." There's some great preview art this week, so come inside and take a look.

Issue #24

Wed, December 6th, 2006

Robert's back! That's right folks, BUY MY BOOKS has returned and this week Robert looks at one of his favorite creations, "Brit," how the initial creation of the character came about because of "The Walking Dead" and a look a newly colored pages.

Issue #23

Thu, July 6th, 2006

Robert may still be recovering from the Marvel editorial retreat, but that won't stop him from showing you never before seen artwork from "The Irredeemable Ant-Man," "Ultimate X-Men," "SuperPatriot," colored pages from "Brit" and a sculpted zomibe you're gonna enjoy!

Issue #22

Wed, June 28th, 2006

This week, Robert's at the Marvel Editorial Retreat in New York City. And while he may be hard at work during the retreat helping to plan the Marvel U's future, he still has time to stop by and show you some amazaing preview art, with some hints as to what's to come in the Ultimate Universe.

Issue #21

Wed, June 21st, 2006

Robert returns this week with loads of preview images for you to take a gander at, including pages from "Invincible," "The Walkind Dead" and "Ultimate X-Men."

Wed, June 14th, 2006

Robert Kirkman's back and he's got a very, very big announcement with previews images! No fooling - this is a big one!

Issue #23

Wed, March 1st, 2006

Robert's back again this week doing what he does best-- giving you the preview goodness! This week he shares a look at some upcoming covers that you'll want to check out.

Issue #22

Wed, February 22nd, 2006

Robert's been off for a while, but he's back and in style! You say you want previews? How's about never before seen art from "Battle Pope" #6, "Invincible" #29," "Marvel Team-Up" #19, "Marvel Zombies" #4, "Ultimate X-Men" #68, "Walking Dead" #26 and a single page from an upcoming mystery Marvel project.

Issue #21

Wed, February 15th, 2006

We've got a special BUY MY BOOKS surprise for you as Joe Casey stop by as guest columnists and does it all Kirkman style! Joe offers up exclusive artwork from upcoming issues of "Iron Man: The Inevitable," "Fantastic Four: First Family" and "GDLAND." You've got to see this stuff!

Issue #20

Wed, January 18th, 2006

This week, Robert Kirkman turns his attention away from the comics industry to share with his readers an open letter to GOD.

Issue #19

Wed, January 11th, 2006

After last week's missive, Robert follows-up for those of you who may have had your feathers ruffled by showing you some early work he never got published. Plus a look at one relative newcomers break into comics and his next book, "Hector Plasm," coming from Image.

Issue #18

Wed, January 4th, 2006

The question Robert gets every day is "How do I break into comics?" It's a question that's been answered before, but this time Robert gives it a try and the awful truth is ... well, come on inside to see how the easy question may have a rather harsh reality tied to it. Plus, preview art from "Marvel Zombies," "Ultimate X-Men" and more.

Issue #17

Wed, December 21st, 2005

In issue #27 of "Invincible," artist Ryan Ottley left a little easter egg for Robert. Of course, since it was in another language, he didn't discover it until a reader pointed it out. What was it? And why did it make Robert cry? Check out BUY MY BOOKS to find out.

Issue #16

Wed, December 14th, 2005

Since he didn't share any pretty art with readers last week, Kirkman's brought you an extra special holiday treat! This week you can take a look at pages from "Invincible," something special from "The Walking Dead," "Marvel Zombies" page and the first three pages from him first "Ultimate X-Men" story.

Issue #15

Wed, December 7th, 2005

Robert checks in on the great "wait for the trade/buy the singles" debate with an honest look at the heart of the situation. Is there a viable solution out there? See what Robert has to say in this week's BUY MY BOOKS.

Issue #14

Wed, November 30th, 2005

It's Robert's birthday today! So, to help celebrate his birthday he's giving you, his readers, an extra-special gift. Come on inside to see what he has to offer. "Invincible" fans won't want to miss it.

Issue #13

Wed, November 23rd, 2005

Robert's introduced himself in his column, he's talked about the books he likes and the people he's worked with, he's shared his opinions with readers, so this week Robert decided he'd give you a run down of exactly which books actually are his, with a look at some of his plans for "Ultimate X-Men," "The Walking Dead," "Marvel Team-Up" and more.

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