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This article is about the Comic Series character. You may be looking for his Road to Survival counterpart. For other pages with the same name, see: Marcus

—Ezekiel, after seeing Marcus being stabbed.[src]

Marcus is a character first encountered in Issue 123 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. He is a resident of the Kingdom.


Location Unknown

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


At some point after the outbreak Marcus joined the Kingdom community.

Volume 21: All Out War - Part Two

Marcus helps defend Hilltop against the Saviors. During the fight, Marcus is stabbed by a savior. Michonne kills the savior and helps take him to Doctor Carson.

Later, as more and more injured begin to have the symptoms as if they were bitten, the survivors discover that the Saviors have mucked up their weapons using zombie guts. Harlan quickly comes to the realization that anyone who is injured, no matter how minor, will die. Many of the injured are put down or pass soon after the discovery, it is unknown what happened to Marcus, but it is presumed he succumbed to his injury and was put down after discovering the Saviors "modified weapons".


Killed By

During the Saviors' attack on the Hilltop, Marcus is injured by one of the Saviors' tainted weapons. Several hours later, he succumbs to the infection.

  • Unnamed survivor (Before Reanimation, Off-Panel)

After Marcus passes away, Dr. Harlan Carson orders an unknown survivor to stab Marcus in the head to prevent reanimation.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Marcus has killed:


Comic Series

Volume 21: All Out War - Part Two


  • Marcus is the first seen survivor to be wounded by the Saviors after their weapon "modification".
  • Marcus could be a Hilltop resident, but Ezekiel yelling his name after Marcus is stabbed implies he is from the Kingdom.