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Front (first name unknown) is a zombified character first encountered in Issue 3 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. He is a roamer that Rick Grimes and Shane encounter while hunting.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Front's life prior to or as the outbreak began, except that he was probably a businessman or an office worker, judging by his clothes. It is also likely that he lived in Atlanta.


Days Gone Bye

While hunting, Rick and Shane found him eating a deer near the Atlanta Survivor Camp, and then they put him down. Later on, when Rick and Glenn were going to Atlanta, they used Front's corpse and organs to hide themselves from the walkers.


Killed By
  • Unknown Cause (Alive, Off-Panel)

It is unknown how Front died. He most likely was bitten during the early days of the infection.

While hunting, Rick and Shane find a zombified Front eating a deer and Rick puts him down.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Front has killed:

  • At least 1 deer (Infected)
  • Possibly a few unnamed people (Infected)


Comic Series

Volume 1: Days Gone Bye


  • Front's name is written on a tag in his shirt.
  • Front is the first character to be known only by his last name.
  • Front is the first named walker character to die.
  • Front has a very similar name and appearance to hip-hop musician, MC Frontalot, even wearing Frontalot's signature glasses and tie.
  • Front was one of five characters introduced as zombies in the Comic Series, the others being Shawn, Penny, Mike, and Terry.
    • He is the only one to not have some sort of relationship with a survivor before the outbreak.