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This article is about the Novel Series character. You may be looking for his appearance in the Comic Series. For other pages with the same name, see: Earl

"Earl, I want you and three others standing on all sides while we're regrouping. You see anything that doesn't look right, you blow it away. You understand."
—The Governor to Earl[src]

Earl is a character featured in The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor and Woodbury soldier. He is described as being a bearded behemoth biker.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Earl's life before or as the outbreak began except that he was a biker and possibly in a bike gang.


Woodbury, Georgia

At some point Earl arrived at Woodbury, Georgia and became one of the Governor's men.

"The Fall of the Governor"

After the Governor was tortured and mutilated by Michonne, Earl was tasked with standing guard in front of the infirmary to keep Philip's condition and status a secret from the town's residents. When Lilly asks him what's going on he provides no help or information about the Governor's whereabouts.

Earl participates in the prison assault and survives the first attack. After regrouping, he takes watch for the night with a 20-gauge. During the second assault the next morning, Earl isn't mentioned again leaving him either shot or devoured by biters.


Killed By

During the second assault on the prison, Earl is either devoured by biters or killed by the prison residents.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Earl has killed:

  • Numerous counts of zombies and possibly unnamed people


Novel Series

The Fall of the Governor - Part Two

Doomsday Clock