The Walking Dead fans can gorge on the AMC zombie drama's Season 2 premiere on Oct. 16. Until then, we offer an exclusive first look at the new season's (clue-filled) poster as a tasty appetizer.
The first question that comes to mind: Why is Rick (Andrew Lincoln) all alone? The poster certainly continues the theme established by the striking Season 1 image of Rick riding into an abandoned Atlanta on horseback. But now that Rick's been reunited with his family and the other survivors, why is he still seen flying solo?
Our educated guess after screening the 90-minute season opener: This season will test Rick as a leader, and his decisions may end up isolating him from the other survivors. That's a concept Lincoln saw developing at the end of Season 1 when Rick led the group to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention only to learn it was far from a safe haven.
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