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This article is about the Negan Lives character. For other pages with the same name, see: Derek

"We don't want to use our guns, best not to draw attention to oneself, especially after dark. But I will shoot you in the fucking stomach and watch the most painful death imaginable for the next few hours."
—Derick convincing Negan to dig his own grave.[src]

Derick is a character and an antagonist first encountered in Negan Lives of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. He served as the primary antagonist of Negan Lives.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Derick's life prior to or as the outbreak began.


At some point, Derick formed a group with two other survivors. Together, they robbed and killed other survivors for supplies.


Killed By

Derick and his group are surrounded by walkers. Derick attempts to fight back, but is ultimately overwhelmed and bitten. Wishing to kill Derick himself, Negan kills the walkers attacking Derick and proceeds to stab him in the chest with a shovel, attempting to split Derick in half.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Derick has killed:

  • Numerous counts of zombies and unnamed people


Comic Series


  • Derick bares a resemblance to the camp survivor. Both also share many similarities:
    • Both are in their late 30s with brown hair.
    • Both are leaders of their respective groups.
    • Both are the primary antagonist of the Negan spin-offs.
    • Both are also the first and last living characters Negan kills.