Are you a collector of “The Walking Dead” merchandise? Then you are gonna love this next story! ThreeZero has announced its collaboration with AMC in producing 1/6th scale action figures from “The Walking Dead” television series.
This newest toy line will feature main characters as well as iconic zombies from the show. The first samples of this partnership can be seen on display at the Diamond Select booth (#2607) at Comic-Con International: San Diego, which takes place July 17th-21st, 2013.
“The Walking Dead” returns this October with brand new episodes. Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, “The Walking Dead” tells the story of a group of survivors who travel in search of a safe and secure home in the months and years following a zombie apocalypse. The series stars Andrew Lincoln, David Morrissey, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Chandler Riggs, Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green, and Emily Kinney.
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The cast and producers of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” will participate in an hour-long panel at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, CA. Moderated by “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick, “The Walking Dead” panelists will discuss what fans can expect in the highly anticipated fourth season, which debuts in October. Panelists include Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, David Morrissey, Chad Coleman, Scott Wilson, Executive Producer and Showrunner Scott Gimple, Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer Robert Kirkman, Executive Producer David Alpert, and Executive Producer and Special Effects Make-up Supervisor Greg Nicotero.
In addition, fans this year are invited to participate in the second annual “The Walking Dead Escape,” a zombie obstacle course at Petco Park during Comic-Con weekend. The course is open July 19th and 20th from 5PM to 10PM PT and allows survivors to climb, crawl, and slide as part of the adventure and to also avoid confrontation by hordes of walkers.
1. Autograph session on Friday, July 19th – 11:15AM at Booth #4237
2. Panel on Friday, July 19th – 1:35PM-2:30PM in Hall H
3. “The Walking Dead Escape” at Petco Park, July 19 and 20 – 5PM-10PM
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