SDCC 11 – The Walking Dead News Roundup

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The Walking Dead made an explosive return to San Diego Comic-Con this year, unveiling a brand new trailer, a poster, new details, and a ton of photos. After the jump, we have a recap of all the important news from the big show.

Before the con, AMC released details about a special edition of Season 1. Included in this edition are a series of new extras including a black & white version of the pilot episode, audio commentaries on all six episodes, and feature that fouces on the comic to TV adaptation of the series.

The Special Edition will come in three different versions (DVD, Blu-ray and a Limited Edition Blu-ray Collector’s Tin). Included in the Collector’s Tin will be a wearable zombie mask designed by The Walking Dead make-up artist, Greg Nicotero. The SE will release on October 4, 2011.

As for Season 2, the 13 episode season will premiere on Sunday, October 16 at 9PM EST and will lead off AMC’s annual Fearfest. The panel didn’t reveal too many details, but the close to five minute trailer gave plenty to chew on:

Also worth checking out is artist Tim Bradstreet’s poster for Season 2. If you weren’t at the con, you can order a signed copy of it for yourself.

AMC has also released a ton of new production photos, featuring the scene that ends the Season 2 trailer. We’ve included those photos for you below.

Overall, The Walking Dead had another stellar showing at this year’s Comic-Con. What do you think about what you’ve seen so far? Sound off in our comments below!


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