The Walking Dead originated as a horror-drama comic created by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. Premiering as a comic book series, the one of a kind zombie drama gained immense popularity upon its release in 2003. Produced by Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment, they currently have planned 150 issues with no end in site. The series gained the attention by the TV station AMC which prompted its creation of The Walking Dead live-action series first released on October 31, 2010. Quickly gaining a ridiculously large fan following, the series has received consistently high scores on the Nielsen rating for ages 18-49 viewers. This unprecedented popularity for a drama-horror program has spurred the creation of a companion series titled “Fear the Walking Dead” set to premiere in summer 2015. As a show, it has been nominated for several awards from the Writers Guild of America for TV: New Series, and the Golden Globe Award for Best TV Series, Drama.
Centering around the treacherous life of main character Rick Grimes, the series begins after the fall of humanity and the rise of the “Walkers.” Set in a version of reality where the term and concept of “Zombie” was previously unknown the survivors of the first population purge have come to call the cannibalistic undead hoards. Rick was previously a Sheriffs Deputy in rural northern Georgia. Waking from a several month-long coma, he is unaware of the takeover that occurred outside the confines of his hospital bed. Searching for his lost wife and son, he finds them among a group of survivors led by his former partner and best friend, Shane. Carol is introduced as the shy, almost frail wife of a redneck and abusive husband. Throughout the next several seasons Carol moves past the death of her husband and daughter and becomes a force to be reckoned with. While many still root for the Daryl-Carol match up, she has proved time and time again that she is an asset to the survival of the group.
Creating your own Carol Peletier costume can be as clean or as gritty as you want it to be as we have seen her character grow these past four seasons.
Carol Peletier Costume: The Basics
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