With the popularity of The Walking Dead TV series, it's no surprise that a number of people are interested in dressing up as their favorite character this Halloween. Spirit Halloween previously sold a Rick Grimes costume, but it has been announced that they've teamed up with AMC to offer exclusive costumes, so you can dress up as Daryl or Michonne:

"AMC and Spirit Halloween, North America’s leading seasonal Halloween retailer, announced today an exclusive Halloween 2013 partnership that will introduce new affordable, premium costumes, accessories and more based on characters from “The Walking Dead” – the first original cable series ever to end the broadcast TV season as the number one show for adults 18-49.

With a partnership built between Spirit Halloween and AMC, the retailer has been able to develop one of a kind quality products that “The Walking Dead” fans desire. Fans can choose costumes of their favorite characters including Rick Grimes, Daryl, Michonne and several of the iconic series’ zombies. Spirit Halloween also developed a Sassy Rick Grimes costume for women who want to dress up as their favorite sheriff and still feel fashionable. The complete line of exclusive costumes and accessories, available in a range of sizes for both kids and adults, brings enthusiasts the largest variety of “The Walking Dead” apparel for the 2013 Halloween season. The line of products includes:

  • Rick Grimes – costume features the signature police hat, shirt, pants and belt, available for boys and men (MSRP: $39.99-$49.99)
  • Sassy Rick Grimes – exclusive design includes Rick’s hat, women’s fitted shirt, belt, and a trendy skirt for women to replace the pants, available for women (MSRP: $49.99)
  • Bunny Slipper Girl – costume complete with robe, pajamas, wig and slippers in sizes for both girls and women (MSRP: $39.99-$49.99)
  • Daryl’s Vest – black faux leather vest with printed wings (MSRP: $29.99)
  • Daryl’s Ear Necklace – four latex ears dangling from a latex string (MSRP: $9.99)
  • Michonne’s Wig – complete with a colorful striped headband and long thick locs (MSRP: $19.99)
  • Michonne’s Katana – exclusive design foam Katana (MSRP: $14.99)
  • Zombie Neck Chain – officially licensed 12” zombie neck chain (MSRP: $14.99)
  • Rick’s Machete – featuring a zombie blood stained edge (MSRP: $9.99)
  • Deluxe Zombie Make-up Kit – complete with zombie teeth, tattoo sheet, bloody scab and more (MSRP: $9.99)

The exclusive costumes and accessories developed by Spirit Halloween’s in-house design team will be available beginning this month in all 1,050 Spirit Halloween retail stores in the United States and Canada and are also available online at SpiritHalloween.com.

Spirit Halloween’s award-winning in-store experience makes a statement complete with The Walking Dead section, which includes a visual display, costumes and a wide variety of exclusive accessories made to perfect the look of every fans favorite character. Customers can even gear up for zombie apocalypse celebrations with The Walking Dead exclusive drinkware. This unique in-store experience for fans can only be found at Spirit Halloween.

In this post-apocalyptic world, Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his band of survivors continue their ongoing struggle to survive the threat of walkers as well as the dangers that lurk among the living. A 16-episode season of the series which The New York Post gave 4 stars, will air in two-parts with the first eight hours kicking off October 13th and returning February 2014 with the final eight episodes. The Series has garnered two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Prosthetic Make-up, a Golden Globe® Award nomination for Best Television Series- Drama and a WGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Derivative New Media, among other accolades.

Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, “The Walking Dead” stars Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Scott Wilson, Melissa McBride, David Morrissey, Emily Kinney, DanaiGurira, Chad Coleman and Sonequa Martin-Green. The series is executive produced by Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Tom Luse and Greg Nicotero."