"The Walking Dead" fans, your summer Christmas now has a specific date and time.

AMC just released details on its San Diego Comic-Con 2017 lineup, including panels for "The Walking Dead," "Fear the Walking Dead," "Preacher," and the new docuseries "Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics."

Every year, TWD debuts its big trailer during its Hall H panel at Comic-Con. It would be weird for them not to do the same for Season 8. That's also when we tend to get the official premiere date, beyond a Sunday in October, so this is when you can expect all of that:

Panel from 12:15-1:15pm on Friday, July 21.

Those are San Diego, CA times, so if you're a U.S. East Coaster, look for the trailer sometime between 3-4 p.m.

Here are more details on each panel:

"THE WALKING DEAD"

• Panel from 12:15-1:15pm on Friday, July 21 in Hall H

• Autograph session from 1:45-2:45pm on Friday, July 21, Booth #4237

• Press conference available on Friday, July 21 from 5:15-6:15pm,
at the Hilton Bayfront *please note, no cameras

• "The Walking Dead" panelists include cast members Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Seth Gilliam, Alanna Masterson, Khary Payton, and Chandler Riggs along with Executive Producer and Showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Executive Producer Robert Kirkman, Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd, Executive Producer, Director and Special Effects Make-up Supervisor Greg Nicotero and Executive Producer David Alpert. The panel will be moderated by "Talking Dead" host Chris Hardwick.

"FEAR THE WALKING DEAD"

• Press conference available on Friday, July 21 from 9:00-10:00am,
at the Hilton Bayfront *please note, no cameras

• Panel from 11:15am-12:15pm on Friday, July 21 in Hall H

• Autograph session from 12:00-1:00pm on Saturday, July 22 at MLK Plaza

• "Fear the Walking Dead" panelists include cast members Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Mercedes Mason, Sam Underwood, Daniel Sharman and Michael Greyeyes along with Executive Producer and Showrunner David Erickson, Executive Producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert. The panel will be moderated by "Talking Dead" host Chris Hardwick.

"PREACHER"

• Press conference available on Friday, July 21 from 2:30-3:15pm
at the Hilton Bayfront *please note, no cameras

• Panel from 4:00-5:00pm on Friday, July 21 in Hall H

• "Preacher" panelists include cast members Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Ian Colletti and Graham McTavish along with Executive Producer Seth Rogen and Executive Producer and the author of the Preacher graphic Novel, Garth Ennis.

"ROBERT KIRKMAN'S SECRET HISTORY OF COMICS"

• Panel at 4:45pm on Saturday, July 22 in Room 6DE

• "Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics" panel will include Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Daniel Junge and Rory Karpf.

In addition to official series panels, AMC said it will host fan activations throughout the weekend, including a "Walking Dead"-themed booth (#4237) in the Convention Center, where fans can stop by to take photos.

Comic-Con International: San Diego starts with Preview Night on Wednesday, July 19, and runs Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23.

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