5:30 pm EDT, February 11, 2013

‘The Walking Dead’ #1 graphic novel FREE on Apple iBooks

As park of Apple’s new iBooks free book a week initiative, The Walking Dead #1 is free on iBooks for this week only!

Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead was a bestselling comic before it became inspiration for the hugely popular TV series on AMC. However, now it is also the first Image Comics title to become digitally available on Apple’s iBooks.

Fans now won’t have to wait to get the whole story, with all 15 collections of the ongoing comic series available on the iBooks store. That’s not all because as part of Apple’s new free book of the week promotion, as seen for music on iTunes, The Walking Dead #1 by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore is now available for free this week only!

A short synopsis of the graphic novel follows:

Rick Grimes, Sheriff of a small town in Kentucky awakes in a hospital. Comatose after being shot while on duty, Rick finds the world abandoned of all things living and is faced with walking undead, who attack him on sight. He returns home to find his family, son Carl and wife Lori, gone. He meets his new neighbor, who points him towards Atlanta. After retrieving supplies from the abandoned Police Station, Rick sets off to Atlanta to search for his family.

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If you want to download your free copy simply search “The Walking Dead #1” in your iTunes store search utility, and it will be the first hit in the books section of the store results.

Give it a go and tell us what you think. Enjoy!

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