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Issue 109 is the one-hundred-ninth issue of Image ComicsThe Walking Dead and the first part of Volume 19: March To War. It was originally published on April 10, 2013.

Plot Synopsis

Maggie is at Glenn's grave. A woman named Brianna appears to her and tells Maggie her story, how she lost most of her family eight months ago. Brianna welcomes Maggie to have dinner with her and her 12-year-old son. Harlan Carson is checking Maggie Greene's unborn baby, when Gregory "accidentally" stumbles into the room and reintroduces himself.

Sophia states that she doesn't like being at Hilltop and wants to go home to Alexandria. Jesus arrives and informs Maggie they need to talk. He informs her that they're finally going after Negan. He also wants her to keep an eye on Gregory, as he doesn't trust him, and report to Kal if Gregory talks to any of Negan's people. Gregory doesn't support the plan to attack Negan, but Jesus argues that, now that Ezekiel is on their side they have a chance. Gregory says he does not like him, but Jesus argues that they need him to defeat Negan. Jesus meets up with Kal and tells his plan of defeating Negan.

Meanwhile, Rick tells Andrea his plans on how he intends to defeat Negan, while Carl listens. Carl feels he will not be allowed to get involved with the battle. Rick disagrees, and says Carl's all grown up now, and wants him by his side. After hearing this, Carl smiles.

Michonne feels frustrated when she finds out Rick was lying the entire time about Negan. Rick and Olivia discuss the available supplies. Rick says that he will go on a supplies run with a larger group. Spencer walks in and thinks Rick is a weak leader who is afraid of Negan.

Maggie and Jesus meet Earl, a blacksmith. Jesus asks Earl to make Maggie a knife, and says he is meeting with Kal. Earl replies that Kal is not at the Hilltop, and that he was going for a perimeter check, and will be back before dark. Jesus replies, "How could I be so stupid..." indicating he knows Kal has betrayed him, or seems to have betrayed him.



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  • This issue does not feature any zombies, including the cover.
  • Maggie confirms her age to be 21.
    • Maggie also says Sophia is 10, which is different from the script book where she was 6 since the apocalypse began.
  • The ending for this issue is also similar to the ending of Issue 35 where Rick realizes that he too has been betrayed by someone he believed was an ally.
  • In this issue Rick says to Carl, "no more kid stuff". This line is similar to when Rick says it to Carl in the TV Series episode, "Better Angels".
  • This issue marks Olivia's 25th appearance.
Comic Issues
Volume 1: Days Gone Bye Issue 1Issue 2Issue 3Issue 4Issue 5Issue 6
Volume 2: Miles Behind Us Issue 7Issue 8Issue 9Issue 10Issue 11Issue 12
Volume 3: Safety Behind Bars Issue 13Issue 14Issue 15Issue 16Issue 17Issue 18
Volume 4: The Heart's Desire Issue 19Issue 20Issue 21Issue 22Issue 23Issue 24
Volume 5: The Best Defense Issue 25Issue 26Issue 27Issue 28Issue 29Issue 30
Volume 6: This Sorrowful Life Issue 31Issue 32Issue 33Issue 34Issue 35Issue 36
Volume 7: The Calm Before Issue 37Issue 38Issue 39Issue 40Issue 41Issue 42
Volume 8: Made To Suffer Issue 43Issue 44Issue 45Issue 46Issue 47Issue 48
Volume 9: Here We Remain Issue 49Issue 50Issue 51Issue 52Issue 53Issue 54
Volume 10: What We Become Issue 55Issue 56Issue 57Issue 58Issue 59Issue 60
Volume 11: Fear The Hunters Issue 61Issue 62Issue 63Issue 64Issue 65Issue 66
Volume 12: Life Among Them Issue 67Issue 68Issue 69Issue 70Issue 71Issue 72
Volume 13: Too Far Gone Issue 73Issue 74Issue 75Issue 76Issue 77Issue 78
Volume 14: No Way Out Issue 79Issue 80Issue 81Issue 82Issue 83Issue 84
Volume 15: We Find Ourselves Issue 85Issue 86Issue 87Issue 88Issue 89Issue 90
Volume 16: A Larger World Issue 91Issue 92Issue 93Issue 94Issue 95Issue 96
Volume 17: Something To Fear Issue 97Issue 98Issue 99Issue 100Issue 101Issue 102
Volume 18: What Comes After Issue 103Issue 104Issue 105Issue 106Issue 107Issue 108
Volume 19: March To War Issue 109Issue 110Issue 111Issue 112Issue 113Issue 114
Volume 20: All Out War - Part One Issue 115Issue 116Issue 117Issue 118Issue 119Issue 120
Volume 21: All Out War - Part Two Issue 121Issue 122Issue 123Issue 124Issue 125Issue 126
Volume 22: A New Beginning Issue 127Issue 128Issue 129Issue 130Issue 131Issue 132
Volume 23: Whispers Into Screams Issue 133Issue 134Issue 135Issue 136Issue 137Issue 138
Volume 24: Life And Death Issue 139Issue 140Issue 141Issue 142Issue 143Issue 144
Volume 25: No Turning Back Issue 145Issue 146Issue 147Issue 148Issue 149Issue 150
Volume 26: Call To Arms Issue 151Issue 152Issue 153Issue 154Issue 155Issue 156
Volume 27: The Whisperer War Issue 157Issue 158Issue 159Issue 160Issue 161Issue 162
Volume 28: A Certain Doom Issue 163Issue 164Issue 165Issue 166Issue 167Issue 168
Volume 29: Lines We Cross Issue 169Issue 170Issue 171Issue 172Issue 173Issue 174
Volume 30: New World Order Issue 175Issue 176Issue 177Issue 178Issue 179Issue 180
Volume 31: The Rotten Core Issue 181Issue 182Issue 183Issue 184Issue 185Issue 186
Volume 32: Rest In Peace Issue 187Issue 188Issue 189Issue 190Issue 191Issue 192Issue 193