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

"Nature calls, boys—gotta take a whiz."
—James to Gabe and Raymond.[src]

James Lee Steagal, better known as Jim, is a character first encountered in The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor. He is a Woodbury soldier and described as "a rangy old farmworker from Valdosta with thinning hair and hound-dog eyes".

Pre-Apocalypse

Valdosta

Nothing is known about Jim's life prior to or as the outbreak began, except that he was a farmer from Valdosta. Also, it's stated that his prostate had been acting up for a couple of years.

Post-Apocalypse

Woodbury, Georgia

At some point after the outbreak began, Jim started living in Woodbury.

The Fall of the Governor - Part Two

Jim takes part in the prison assault. He survives the first attack and retreats along with the rest of the militia. The Governor orders Raymond Hilliard to pick a small group to scout the perimeter of the prison overnight and look for any weak spots in their compound as well as suspicious movement. Jim is picked for this team along with Daniel, Eric, Gloria Pyne and Gabriel Harris.

At precisely 6:17 P.M. eastern standard time, two residents of the prison slip into the trees unnoticed by the militia while Raymond's scouting party still discuss what weapons to bring along, how much ammo, and what supplies. Ray tells Jim to leave his backpack at the camp but Jim thinks he's talking about his small stainless steel flask full of cheap whiskey. He leaves his backpack and the party travels light bringing only enough to defend themselves. Less than five hundred yards from the clearing Jim realizes he has to pee after forgetting to do so in camp but doesn't say anything at first. He excuses himself from the group for a minute and goes alone into a clearing to relieve himself.

Main article: James Steagal (Comic Series)

Death

Killed By

While peeing in the woods, Jim is decapitated across the jaw by Michonne in the prison's counterattack. For a split second, Jim's eyes continue sending imagery to his brain as his head hurls through the air.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Jim has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies

Appearances

Novel Series

The Fall of the Governor - Part Two

Trivia

Novel Series Characters
Timothy's Group TimothyAlicia
Philip's Group PennyBrianNickPhilipBobby
Chalmers Family April Tara David
Tommy's Group CherSonnyShortyTommy
Woodbury David Tiffany Mercy Jenny TylerBarbaraGloriaSpeedMatthewBenRobbieAlyssaSaulNathanMatthewCalvinMarianneElizabethLydiaDavyHapCaesarAustinDeanJohnnyEarlJaredJamesonDennyLouHinesTravisHaynesMillerJohnnyRedSmittyTomClintAliceGusGabrielDonDanielTeddyBartRudyCharlieRaymondEricJamesAndyAlexEvanJakeRonnieArloJohnnyBruceSamStevensEugeneHaroldTommyManningTaggertBroylesSwedeStevieStinsonSamTreyGeneDetroit
Tent City Lilly Donna Ruthie Mary Lydia Harlan Dick BobScottMeganJoshuaChadSarah
Christina's Group ChristinaMike
Meriwether County Correctional Facility Rick Michonne Glenn Carl Maggie Andrea Dale HershelLoriJudithBillyPatriciaAxelAndrewTyreese
Dupree Family Lucas Bethany ThomasCalvinMeredith
Pentecostal People of God HaroldJeremiahReeseStephenMaryNoelleEmma
WadeMarkJosephAnthonyColbyRoseCailinn
Calvary Baptist Church Norma
Most Holy Redeemer Parish James Melissa Rory Molly MilesLelandLouisThurstonEarlChesterPatrick
Haralson Ashley Chelsea Bobby Trudy Jack FrankJamieCaleb
Woodbury Newcomers JinxIanJackRudyLindaClintMay
Moreland CooperMike
Atlanta Medical Center Doe TheodoreLawrenceCallumGlennCamo PantsSonnySoamesRaymondDaniels
Sixteenth Street Sophie Connie Bradley Lyle EveMartinBurtFredJohnny
Ile de la Lumiére Rafael
Stack Family JenniferKourtneyKaylaJohn
Spencer-Lee's Camp Cindy Teddy Spencer-LeeDanielSallyBarretAntoineRonnieDinaFitz
Chen Family AhuiWenzhu
Beacon of Light ElenaHengyenFangLinFrançoisDagangWangQingweiGuoWeizhenHaoboWangfaLankui LinnangHaihongTaijianChowLubinMing
The Grove MeiliXupinGuanShanshanShenyangHuangmangHongLoLiBiyingHuangyiJincaiChima
The Smokers Jiafeng
Heaven Monks LǎopóPing
Animals GypsySheckyArrow
Jiāngshī MaribelleBobby
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics.
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