Shortly after a screening at their Comic-Con panel, AMC has released the nearly five-minute trailer for the second season of The Walking Dead, the critically-acclaimed zombie suspense drama adapted from the Image Comics series written by Robert Kirkman. The new trailer for the new season, which premieres in October, sees Rick and the other survivors of the zombie apocalypse as they leave Atlanta and continue their desperate quest for survival in a world overrun the shambling undead.

The release of the trailer will be a welcome sight not only for Walking Dead fans who weren't able to make it to the convention, but to the hundreds who waited in one of the longest lines at the convention for the Walking Dead panel but never made it in. Our own Andy Khouri shot the line of the damned as it formed an unholy centipede around the convention center:

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