This Day in Halloween: Comic book writer and "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman is born in Richmond, Kentucky in 1978. / Illustration by Alyssa Fujiwara
Robert Kirkman is born in Richmond, Kentucky in 1978. The comic book writer is known primarily for creating The Walking Dead, but has also created the comics Outcast, Invincible, Haunt, Oblivion Song, and also wrote for Marvel. He is currently executive producer of The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead TV shows and a partner in Image Comics.