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Issue 39 is the thirty-ninth issue of Image Comics' The Walking Dead and the third part of Volume 7: The Calm Before. It was originally published on July 25, 2007.

Plot Synopsis

Bruce, Sam, and a few other Woodbury members are in front of the store, where Glenn, Tyreese, Michonne, Andrea, Maggie, and Axel are hiding. Bruce and Sam are about to go inside of the store. Glenn isn't going to let that happen, so he goes outside to try and talk some sense into Bruce. Bruce recognizes him and shoots him in the chest.

Maggie screams Glenn's name and Bruce gets shot in the neck by Andrea. The others go to help Glenn and Andrea tells Sam to drop his gun. Michonne slaughters the other two thugs and one of them almost shoots her. Sam has no words and Andrea thinks that he isn't even listening to her. Sam yells that they killed them, raises his gun in a desperate panic and Andrea shoots him. Tyreese calms Andrea down and tells her that she did the right thing.

Glenn's still breathing and he wakes up. He says it's hard to breathe, but, thinks he's fine. Tyreese disagrees and says it's serious. He has to sleep in the bed of the RV, although Glenn still thinks he's okay. Axel comes outside, confused about the gunshots. Tyreese says that everything is mostly okay and they load up the truck.

Lori goes into labor. Rick and Hershel are helping her inside, and Rick asks Billy to find Carol to tell her to look after the children. Alice is in the prison hospital, and when group comes in, she informs them the generator needs to be filled up. Rick is about to go find gas, but Lori wants him to stay with her. Hershel says that he can do it, but, Alice asks him to stay since he has an idea about how to give birth because of the animals on his farm. Billy steps up and says he'll go and do it. He runs into Dale on the way there and frantically tells him that he needs to help him load up the generator and hurriedly explains what's happening. They run to the generator. Billy says that they need more gas so they go to outside of the prison to the parking lot.

At the cars, Dale gets attacked by a zombie. Billy hits it with the gas can and shoots it. Billy apologizes to him, and Dale asks why, because he didn't die. After they get the gas, a lurker bites Dale's ankle. Dale hits his head on the car and blacks out. Billy runs away and says he's sorry. Billy knocks aside some zombies and trips. He keeps saying that he's sorry. Then a light is seen shining on him.

Andrea and Axel exit the RV and Andrea asks Billy what's wrong and why he's out here by himself. Billy tries to explain, but, then Dale is seen crawling on the ground. Andrea is shocked and they pick up Dale and try to get him inside. Back in the prison, Alice reveals that Lori's child is a girl.




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