AMC's 'The Walking Dead' Expands Presence at Comic-Con 2012

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July 12th, 2012

via press release:

AMC’S “The Walking Dead

EXPANDS PRESENCE AT COMIC-CON 2012

WITH LICENSED PRODUCTS AND MERCHANDISE

San Diego, CA – July 12, 2012 – In addition to AMC’s Comic-Con 2012 panel and booth (#3721) for its hit series “The Walking Dead” at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego, CA, the series will also have a strong presence through a series of licensed products. Merchandise includes books, video games, action figures, costumes and DVD’s, all of which will hit retail over the coming months. As previously announced, the cast and producers of “The Walking Dead” will participate in a panel, moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick, on Friday, July 13 at 1:25pm in Hall H and an autograph session on Friday, July 13 at 10:45am in AMC’s booth #3721.

 

Following is a detailed list of “The Walking Dead” products that will be featured at Comic-Con 2012:

 

  • Abrams Booth: #1216/1218

Item: Re-Release of The Walking Dead Chronicles Book. The only authorized behind-the-scenes guide to season one with over 200 photos including never-before-seen unit photography, storyboards, set designs, make-up and visual effects shots, and page-to-screen comparisons of the comic and TV show.

Release date: This Fall

 

  • Activision Booth: #5344

Item: “The Walking Dead” video game features the untold story of series favorite Daryl Dixon and his brother Merle as they make their way to the supposed safety of Atlanta. Booth attendees will have the chance to place themselves into the horrors of “The Walking Dead” with a game-related photo op, learn more about the game, preorder the title and have a chance to get an extremely limited edition version of Daryl’s ‘walker ears’ necklace from the show.

Release date: 2013

 

  • Anchor Bay Entertainment Booth: #4045

Item: Special designed Zombie Head Blu-ray® disc case and a Jakks’ Plug-n-Play game where attendees may demo the trailer.

Release date: August 28, 2012

 

  • Stylin Online/Changes Booth: #215, 5029, 5545

Item: “The Walking Dead” Limited Edition Exclusive T-shirts

Release date: Summer

 

  • Rubies Booth: #3649

Item: “The Walking Dead” Halloween Costumes including “Little Zombie Girl”, “Decomposed Zombie”, Halloween Masks including “Little Zombie Girl”, Facial Latex Prosthetics and a Deluxe Make-up Kit.

Release date: Fall

 

  • Gentle Giant Booth: #3513

Item: “The Walking Dead” collectible characters including the famous “WISHING WELL ZOMBIE” from season two

Release date: Fall

 

ABOUT “THE WALKING DEAD”

Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, “The Walking Dead” tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, and follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), who travel in search of a safe and secure home. Additional cast includes: Sarah Wayne Callies as Lori Grimes; Laurie Holden as Andrea; Steven Yeun as Glenn; Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon; Chandler Riggs as Carl; Lauren Cohan as Maggie; Scott Wilson as Hershel; Iron E. Singleton as T-Dog and Melissa McBride as Carol. The series is executive produced by Glen Mazzara, Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert with Greg Nicotero as co-executive producer.

 

“The Walking Dead” reigns as the most watched drama series on basic cable for Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54. The series has garnered an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Prosthetic Make-up and a Golden Globe® Award nomination for Best Television Series – Drama, among other accolades. Critics have heralded the series as “the most suspenseful show on any network” (Boston Herald) and “the greatest thriller ever produced for television” (Entertainment Weekly).

 

About AMC

AMC reigns as the only cable network in history to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row, as well as the Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series - Drama for three consecutive years. Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade or creating acclaimed original programming, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great stories. AMC's original stories include “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Killing” and “Hell On Wheels.” AMC further demonstrates its commitment to the art of storytelling with its slate of unscripted original series, as well as curated movie franchises like AMC’s Can’t Get Enough and AMC’s Crazy About. Available in more than 97 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Story Matters HereSM.

 

 
  • MBmomof3

    LOVE THE WALKING DEAD!!! Never miss it and highly recommend it. Be warned, lots of violence and gore, but awesome acting and storytelling. Can’t wait for its return.

  • larry donny

    i like the walking dead, but disagree with the post above. while it is somewhat of a exciting show, it very slow-paced and can actually be a bit boring. The characters, god bless them, are the dumbest people in the world. One would wonder how these people made it this far. Also the interesting characters get killed off early. There is gore and violence, which is cool, but the writing is terrible. The plots are thin and you can find many un consistancy through out the season. Acting is okay, and though i like the show, i would not neccasarily recommend it to anyone. the pace of the storyline are uneven. i, mean the first espisode s are good, but then youneed to see 5 mediocre show before it gets exciting. I loved this show during season 1, but feel they tried too hard in season 2. I only hope they can improve the show for season 3.

  • Rocco

    The Killing is noticeably ‘unlinked’. Hopefully a good omen for AMC viewers wishing for an intelligent new show replacing it next season.

  • LEXIE

    I Tried to watch walking dead last weekend, but really was not impressed with it. I agree with the larry about being boring. It’s not my cup of tea. I have a friend at work who always getting people to watch, but i tried it and it was not for me. it only took 2 episodes to ralize i was wasting my time on this garbage. good luck with that show.

  • Rolls Royce

    i like Falling Skies better

  • ABCFanatic2012

    Can’t wait for season 3!

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