THE WALKING DEAD INTERACTIVE BOOTH
San Diego Comic-Con 2016
As usual, the convention floor at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 was packed with impressive displays at various booths. One that stood out above the rest, however, was AMC's interactive promotional display for The Walking Dead. They brought one of the most unique (and relevant) booth setups of the year.
Fans gleefully stood in line all weekend long for a chance to kneel down in front of a wax replica of Negan and his potential victims in the same pose that left fans with a huge cliffhanger in season six finale. The other models included main cast characters Rick, Michonne, Daryl, Aaron, Negan, Carl, Glenn, Maggie, Rosita, Sasha, Eugene, and Abraham. All were created by the show's visual effects guru and executive producer Greg Nicotero.
Badge-holders weren't the only ones excited to take a photo with their favorite Alexandrian. The reproductions were so life-like that several cast members headed to the booth to take a photo with their wax counterpart, showing off how insanely detailed the figures were. There were even Walker actors rooming around ready to bite.. pose with the crowd. The Walking Dead returns to television on October 2016, and will finally answer the question: who got a close encounter with Lucille.
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