San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Robert Kirkman and Greg Nicotero Present The Walking Dead Line of Products

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With the amount of activity comic book author extraordinaire Robert Kirkman has planned over the course of the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con, it’s a wonder they haven’t renamed it “Kirkman-Con”! And we just learned of something else he’ll be debuting at the show: a new line of products he’s creating with Greg Nicotero based on The Walking Dead and other Skybound titles.

From Entertainment Weekly: Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment imprint has joined forces with legendary make-up effects wizard Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead, Grindhouse) to produce a line of products based on Kirkman’s long-running undead comic and other Skybound titles.

“I was so jealous when I saw what Greg Nicotero and KNB EFX Group created for AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ television show that I sat down with him to see if he’d be interested in working his magic on The Walking Dead comic book series,” Kirkman said in a statement. “Luckily he agreed, and now I get to see awesome 3D representations of the zombies that have appeared in the comic book over the years.”

The first fruit of that collaboration is the Nicotero-designed, life-size, and pretty darned gruesome zombie bust pictured below. The sculpture will be sold exclusively at Skybound’s Comic-Con booth #2729 from Wednesday and will be priced at $500. If that sounds like a lot of dough, bear in mind that Nicotero’s company KNB has only made 25 of the suckers and each one features real human hair!!!

Robert Kirkman and Greg Nicotero Present The Walking Dead Line of Products

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