In 2003, Kirkman once more partnered with Cory Pedestrian, as well as the duo developed the comic "Unyielding" for Picture Comic books"s brand-new superhero line. Pedestrian was ultimately changed by Ryan Ottley, after he had a hard time to fulfill due dates. It was not long after releasing "Unyielding" that Kirkman as well as previous partner Tony Moore collaborate once more to work with their brand-new collection, "The Strolling Dead" (2003 ). "The Strolling Dead" was a massive success, and also obtained the 2007 as well as 2010 Eisner Honor for Finest Continuing Collection. It competed 193 concerns, finishing in 2019. Along with being an extremely prominent comics collection, "The Strolling Dead" was adjusted by AMC right into a tv collection of the exact same name that premiered in 2010. The tv collection has actually been chosen for numerous honors, such as the Golden World Honor for Best Tv Collection-- Dramatization. It freely complies with the occasions and also events of the comics. Kirkman is just one of the program"s executive manufacturers, as well as has actually created a variety of episodes for the collection, consisting of the episode "Vatos" on period one, "Made to Experience" on period 3 as well as "Strangers" on period 5. Kirkman"s initial "The Strolling Dead" comic collection has likewise, along with the tv program, influenced a substantial franchise business that consists of computer games, webisode collection, and also an unique, "The Strolling Dead: Increase of the Guv" (2011 ), that was created by Kirkman in collaboration with Jay Bonansinga. Kirkman and also Bonansinga additionally created guides: "The Strolling Dead: The Roadway to Woodbury" (2012 ), "The Strolling Dead: The Loss of the Guv-- Component I" (2013 ), "The Strolling Dead: The Loss of the Guv-- Component II" (2014 ), "Robert Kirkman"s The Strolling Dead: Descent" (2014 ), "Robert Kirkman"s The Strolling Dead: Intrusion" (2015 ), "Robert Kirkman"s The Strolling Dead: Ruin and also look" (2016 ), as well as "Robert Kirkman"s The Strolling Dead: Go Back To Woodbury" (2017 ). Kirkman co-created "Worry the Strolling Dead", a buddy collection to the initial tv program, in addition to Dave Erickson. He has additionally co-written a couple of episodes of the collection, and also acts as an exec manufacturer on it.
Kirkman has actually likewise functioned as an author for Wonder. Wonder initially terminated him to create a rebirth of the initial Sleepwalker collection from the 1990s. The job wound up being terminated being it was released, however a few of its components can be seen in the magazine "Legendary Compilation No. 1" (2004 ). Although his very first task for Wonder was junked, Kirkman stayed with the business and also assisted compose various other points such as the "Avengers Disassembled" concerns of the collection "Captain America", quantity 4; one-shot magazines for "Wonder Knights 2099" (2004 ); "Jubilee"; as well as "Wonder Team-Up" (2005-2007). In addition, he worked with the collection "Ultimate X-Men" for 2 years, as well as additionally worked with the miniseries "Irredeemable Ant-Man" (2006-2007). His organization with Wonder finished in July 2008, when Picture Comic books made Kirkman among their companions. He is really the only companion (out of 5) to not be a founder of the tag.