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This article is about the Novel Series character. You may be looking for his appearance in the Comic Series, or his Assault, The Escapists, Road to Survival, TV Series, No Man's Land, Our World, or Social Game counterparts. For other pages with the same name, see: Carl

Carl Grimes is a character first encountered in The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor. He is the son of Rick and Lori and the half-brother of Judith Grimes.


Main Article: Carl Grimes (Comic Series)


The Fall of the Governor

"Doomsday Clock"

Carl is one of the children of the prison residents. During the Governor's final attack on the prison, Carl flees the prison with his father, but his mother and infant sister are killed in the process.

For the rest of the events of the Novel Series, Carl's whereabouts remain unknown, until his story picks back up in the Comic Series. For further details see:

Main Article: Carl Grimes (Comic Series)

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Carl has killed:


Novel Series

The Fall of the Governor - Part Two

Doomsday Clock


  • Creator Robert Kirkman's father is named Carl.[1]
  • Carl's birth month is April.[2]
  • A fan asked via Reddit which characters are the hardest and easiest to write, and Kirkman answered that Carl is "fun to write."


  1. Issue 54, page 26, "Letter Hacks"
  2. Issue 82, page 15