This October The Walking Dead TV show makes its premiere on AMC (see “First Look at ‘The Walking Dead’”), and to coincide with its debut Image will release two new Walking Dead collections, The Walking Dead Book Six and The Walking Dead: The Covers.


The Walking Dead Book Six is an oversized, 304-page black and white hardcover that collects 12 issues of the series by Robert Kirkman and artists Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn.  It collects Walking Dead #61-72 as well as the cover of each issue.  It will be in stores on October 13, 2010.


The Walking Dead: The Covers is a full-color, 194-page hardcover that collects the first 50 covers of the series as well as covers from the various collections plus added sketch material and commentary.  It will be available on October 6, 2010.