1st Appearance: Rick Grimes
1st Appearance: Shane
1st Appearance: Morgan Jones
1st Appearance: Duane Jones
Fifteen years ago, this issue started it all! Rick Grimes woke from his coma, and he’s been fighting to survive ever since.
Rick Grimes, Sheriff of a small town in Georgia awakes in a hospital.
Comatose after being shot while on duty, Rick finds the world abandoned of all things living and is faced with walking undead, who attack him on sight.
He returns home to find his family, son Carl and wife Lori, gone.He meets his new neighbour, who points him towards Atlanta.
After retrieving supplies from the abandoned Police Station, Rick sets off to Atlanta to search for his family.
Regular Cover: Regular 15th Anniversary Edition Cover
Black & White Variant: David Finch Black & White Variant
Virgin Variant: David Finch Virgin Variant
Walking Dead Variant: David Finch Variant
Cover Artist: Tony Moore
Writer: Robert Kirkman
Penciler: Tony Moore
Inker: Tony Moore
Colourist: Dave Stewart
Letterer: Robert Kirkman