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"Just listen to yourself. I'm not doing this. I can't do this. I'm not going to wear someone else's fucking face, dad."
—Josh to Mike.[src]

Joshua, also known as Josh, is a character first encountered in Issue 173 of Image ComicsThe Walking Dead. He is a former member of the Whisperers with his father Mike and his mother. They were very recent recruits and were about to be killed by other Whisperers for failing to adopt their lifestyle, but were saved by Paul Monroe and Aaron.

Pre-Apocalypse

Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Joshua's life prior to or as the outbreak began.

Post-Apocalypse

Lines We Cross

Joshua is first seen at the diminished camp of the few remaining Whisperers following the fallout of the Whisperer war. He is seen unsuccessfully trying to adopt the ways of the Whisperers and wear the human flesh mask. During the conversation they refer to each other by their names and Joshua and his mother take off their "masks". This causes the other Whisperers to go and attempt to kill them while Mike begs for some time to adapt. Right before getting attacked by one of the Whisperers, the trio is saved by Paul Monroe and Aaron.

Aaron tells the group about the network of communities they have established, which prompts Joshua to eagerly ask if they make people wear human skin and get rid of their names.

Volume 31

Carl introduces himself to Joshua and shows him around Hilltop. Later during lunch, Joshua introduces himself to Sophia and asks if he can eat with her.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Joshua has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies.

Appearances

Volume 29: Lines We Cross

Volume 31

Comic Series Characters
Grimes Family RickCarlLoriJudith
Grant County ShaneReggie
Jones Family MorganDuane
Atlanta Camp SophiaAndreaGlennDaleBenBillyCarolAllenDonna
AmyJim
Tyreese's Group TyreeseChrisJulie
Greene Farm MaggieHershelHershelBillyPatriciaOtisRachelSusieLacey
ArnoldShawn
The Prison AxelDexterThomasAndrew
Michonne's Group MichonneTerryMike
Woodbury BobLouDennyMarianneLillyTomSaulJaredGloriaSmittyRedHapBrianAliceJamesonGabrielRudyDanielRaymondJamesBruceCurtisSamStevensEugeneHaroldWesCaesarScottPennyChristinaMike
Abraham's Group EugeneRositaAbraham
Gabriel's Church Gabriel
The Marauders CraigAndy
The Hunters ChrisTheresaAlbertDavidGregCharlie
Alexandria Safe-Zone
AaronHeathMikeyAnnieSiddiqJuliaVincentBarbaraAnnaCarlosDariusPaulPaulaErinJoshOliviaNicholasDeniseJohnHollyEricSpencerDouglasJessieRonTobinBrucePeterReginaScottAlexander
The Scavengers CarlosPatrickSandraDerekLiam
Hilltop Colony PaulEduardoEarlHarlanBriannaJohnnyAlex
MarcoRollandDanteWesleyBrianWesLouieSamuel
BrandonMortonOscarLarryKenTammyGregoryDoug
KalEthan
The Saviors TaraJohnMarkGavinLauraChristopherNeganMartin
AngelaToryGeorgieRichSandraJohnDwightSherry
AmberCarsonDonnieMikeDavisGaryDavidConnor
Seth
The Kingdom WilliamZacharyTaylorBrianBenjaminGusEzekielMarcusRichard
Richmond MagnaYumikoKellyConnieLukeBernie
The Whisperers LydiaJoshuaMikeBetaJoshuaAlpha
Oceanside Pete
Pittsburgh Juanita
The Commonwealth StephanieSamuelsFrostLanceMaxwellPamelaGeorge
MattElodieKaylaSebastianMercerRufusNancyJeromeAnthony
Greenville ClorisCurtis
Barcelona ClaudiaJeffrey
Virginia JoshPaulJeremyLucille
Animals ApplePeach PitButtonsShiva
Walkers Front
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics.