Two very, very cool pieces of news this afternoon starting with AMC’s official announcement that The Walking Dead will premiere this October! In addition, below you can check out zombie concept sketches by KNB Designer John Wheaton that display the various stages of zombie decomposition! Adapted from Robert Kirkman’s Image comic series, the project is set among a group of zombie survivors of an apocalypse who are led by a police officer, Rick Grimes, in search of a safe place to live. Being directed by Frank Darabont, the show stars Jon Bernthal, Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey DeMunn, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, and Steven Yeun.
Check out the first batch of images: