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This article is about the Comic Series character. For other pages with the same name, see: Johnny

"She's not breathing!"
—Johnny to Carl.[src]

Johnny is a character first encountered in Issue 95 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. He is a resident of the Hilltop Colony, alongside his mother Brianna.


Location Unknown

Almost nothing is known about Johnny's life prior to or as the outbreak began, except that he had a mother. He also had a sister, aunt, uncle, great-aunt, and a father who he lost to the undead. It is possible he lived near or at the Hilltop Colony before the outbreak.


A Larger World

Johnny is first seen among the crowd after witnessing Rick Grimes killing Ethan.

What Comes After

Johnny is mentioned by Brianna, while chatting with Maggie Greene.

March To War

Johnny is seen playing with Sophia during the events of this volume.

The Whisperer War

As the Hilltop mansion burns, everyone inside evacuates the house. Carl helps Johnny carry an unconscious Brianna to safety. Part of the house explodes behind them and Carl is knocked to the ground. Johnny continues to get his mother to safety as Carl falls unconscious.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Johnny has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies


Issues 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Book One
Book Two
Book Three
Book Four
Book Five
Book Six
Book Seven
Book Eight 👁
Book Nine
Book Ten 👁
Book Eleven
Book Twelve
Book Thirteen 👁
Book Fourteen
Book Fifteen
Book Sixteen
Appears Voice is heard
👁 Appears with no lines Appears in a flashback
Appears as a walker 🖼 Appears in a photograph/video
Appears as a corpse Appears in a hallucination/dream


  • Despite being first introduced in Issue 95, Johnny's name wasn't revealed until Issue 153.
  • Johnny not only has a similar name to Josh, but he also bears a striking resemblance to him as well.