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Issue 49 is the forty-ninth issue of Image ComicsThe Walking Dead and the first part of Volume 9: Here We Remain. It was originally published on May 14, 2008.

Plot Synopsis

Michonne returns to the prison, and upon finding Tyreese's undead decapitated head, she drives her sword through it with tears in her eyes, thus putting down the reanimated Tyreese. She investigates the wreckage of Dale's RV, but, finds nothing except a set of footprints leading away from the battle, which she then follows.

Rick and Carl Grimes are resting in a forest. Rick asks Carl to open a can. Carl isn't hungry, but obliges. After Rick finishes eating, they start to leave in search of shelter, when Rick feels a strong pain in his abdomen. He assures Carl that he's fine as they exit the forest.

Rick leads Carl into an abandoned town for supplies and a place to rest. He tells Carl to only use his gun if he has to, due to noise drawing in zombies. They investigate a local store, with Carl finding a box of cereal, when Rick is attacked by a zombie. Rick tries to drive his hatchet through its head but is unable to penetrate its skull. Rick lures the zombie outside so he could knock it down and kill it, but before he is able to deliver another blow, Carl shoots the roamer in the head. Rick is mad at Carl but asks him for his gun to dispose of another zombie.

Later in the evening, they hide in a nearby house. Rick begins to feel sick, and he tries to hide this from Carl initially. He goes into the bathroom and takes a huge dose of antibiotics. Rick observes his stitched gunshot wound from before and pours alcohol on it, chasing this with a large dose of antibiotics. Rick and Carl decide to sleep next to the fireplace. Rick laments his decision making and they discuss staying in the house for a while instead of searching for survivors. Crying, Carl says he misses his mother Lori. When he gets no response, he turns to see Rick unconscious, with his eyes glazed over.





  • Even though Rick had his right hand amputated by The Governor in #28, he is seen with both of his hands when he closes the door of the bathroom, as well as when he states that he did not get the axe deep enough in a zombie.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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Volume 32: Rest In Peace Issue 187Issue 188Issue 189Issue 190Issue 191Issue 192Issue 193