Rick Grimes
The Walking Dead

Cosplayer: Leadmill

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

Poster Pull-Out feature in MVM Magazine

23rd September 2013: Upgraded Badges Decided to replace the cheap badges I am already using, with a set of much improved badges with a more accurate look and shape.

14th August 2013: Handcuff Holder Sourced a screen accurate Basketweave Handcuff Holder.

14th August 2013: Belt Keepers To keep Duty Belt secured properly to trouser belt I sourced some accurate belt keepers.

14th August 2013: Basketweave Duty Belt Decided to upgrade Ricks belt to a more accurate one using a Basketweave Duty Belt with nickel buckle.

19th May 2012: Uniform Test Hat was darkened by Alias and patches attached. Worn together to see how it all looks.

8th May 2012: Badges Attached Shirt arrived so I then affixed collar insgnia, name badge, and county shield. Patches need to be attached then it's done.

6th April 2012: Basketweave Belt Basketweave security belt was sourced from same site as shirt and trousers.

1st April 2012: Hat Test Reusing the gold campaign cord from my Supertroopers project, I test fitted that and the badge to the hat to get an idea of how they look together. I'm happy with the result. However the band on the hat will need removing, and the hat itself darkening a shade with fabric spray. It fits perfectly too.

1st April 2012: Sherriff Badges Due to the complexity of scratch building something as intricate as the sherriff badges, I opted to buy some ready made ones that were pretty spot on.

23rd March 2012: Sherriff Jacket Bought the type of jacket Rick uses during Season 1. Tricky to find and wasn't cheap....

When it arrive patches will be sewn on to the arms.

23rd March 2012: Sherriff Shirt Shirt is a US police Class A shirt in two tone Tan/Brown. I bought an identical shirt from the same website 3 years ago for my Supertroopers project.

20th March 2012: Hat Hat is a Cattleman cowboy type. Once it arrives will see how close colour is and darken it if needed using fabric spray.

19th March 2012: King County Patches Ordered 4 screen accurate patches, 2 for the shirt and 2 for the jacket.


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Leonie Heartilly - 11th April 2011
I haven't watched the show but this seems totally suited to you!

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Yasmia - 11th April 2011
You'll look awesome in this!!

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ryaoki - 11th April 2011
Fucking love this so much dude...if my hair was shorter, id do his cop friend!

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cowiee - 12th April 2011
ORHHH HELL YEAH!
<3

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Alias Cosplay - 13th April 2011
I'm still sourcing the hat but I think the one you found was the closest.

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Captain_Marvelous - 13th April 2011
YEAaaas!

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sjbonnar - 5th July 2011
Dude this is awesome! Shoulda let me know, I woulda been a zombie!

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Anonymous - 5th July 2011
Brilliant! Look forward to seeing this!!

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Sailor Cadia - 4th October 2011
Personally I prefer comics Rick look but I am looking forward to seeing the photos of this. I'd like to cosplay comics Andrea one day myself.

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hakuloveszabuza - 7th October 2011
Brilliant choice, this is going to be epic. I love the show (counting the days until it is back one tv) and it is great to see a cosplay from it.

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Captain_Marvelous - 30th November 2011
Yes dude! Yes! a thousand times yes!

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BanjoStrings - 7th December 2011
I've thought about doing a walking dead cosplay for aaaages but other then Rick no ones really.. stand outish! good luck and can't wait to see!

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Captain_Marvelous - 19th March 2012
be odd seeing you with facial hair :)

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Alinthia - 10th April 2012
You'll suit Rick so well! Look forward to this :) Love Walking Dead.

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Leadmill - 17th April 2012
Thanks v much guys and gals!

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Captain_Marvelous - 8th May 2012
Fantastic!

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PixiePopNixie - 9th May 2012
Bloody hell... You look really like him O_o

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sjbonnar - 9th May 2012
O_O HOLY CRAP! Dude you really do look like Rick!

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Captain_Marvelous - 9th May 2012
NIce!

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Alias Cosplay - 9th May 2012
This suits you perfectly!

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emichoco - 16th May 2012
amazing!! aahhh I wish there was a group for you! either from the graphic novels or series <3 Hope to see you around Expo!

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eternal_aranel - 18th May 2012
Win!

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Quinzel - 20th May 2012
Hell yeah. You really suit him. Nice to see this show getting a little attention from British cosplayers!

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Leadmill - 20th May 2012
Thank you guys ^^

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Mungojerrie - 20th May 2012
Looks great! You really suit Rick :)

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sjbonnar - 21st May 2012
This is seriously so spot on mate. Really well done!

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Captain_Marvelous - 21st May 2012
You look just like Rick Grimes from the Hit TV show The Walking Dead based on the award winning comic book series!

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Alinthia - 30th May 2012
Love it so much! :D

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Alias Cosplay - 30th May 2012
Perfect.

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Moonchild - 31st May 2012
Love this! You suit him so well! =)

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Kyuipo - 31st May 2012
SO AWSOME

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cowiee - 31st May 2012
omg. omg omg. wow O:

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Yasmia - 1st June 2012
You look awesome as Rick
Really good job :)

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BanjoStrings - 12th June 2012
This is amazing! PLEASE say you are doing it in Oct too, we have a walking dead group being formed!

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RanmaSyaoran - 1st November 2012
Holy crap, you could pass as a celebrity double in that O_O

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Leonie Heartilly - 8th March 2013
Now I've actually seen season one I can appreciate this costume more!

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HotshotShan - 24th June 2013
why haven't i commented this yet ahhh you look absolutely fantastic! great cosplay :)

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Littlegeeky - 29th August 2013
You look amazing hun! So glad I got to shoot with you again :D
Your Rick cosplay is so awesome!

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Alias Cosplay - 30th August 2013
Love the new photos!