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- "Jesus, Terry! Help me move the body so Michonne can close the door!"
- —Mike to Terry trying to secure the house.[src]
Mike is a character first encountered in Issue 19 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead as well as a main character of the Michonne Special. He is the boyfriend of Michonne Hawthorne and best friend of Terry.
Not much is known about Mike's life prior to or as the outbreak began, except that he was Michonne's boyfriend and the best friend of Terry.
Mike and his best friend, Terry, stayed in a small house and later met up with Michonne. When a zombie attempted to force it's way through the door, Mike was bitten. He later died and reanimated, biting Terry as well, causing him to reanimate as well. Michonne discovered them, cutting off their arms and jaws, and chaining them. She used them as protection from other zombies, their scent camouflaging her.
After Michonne saved Otis' life, Rick granted her entry into the prison on the condition that she hand over her katana, but forbid her from bringing her pet zombies inside. In response, Michonne decapitated Mike and Terry.
- Killed By
- Zombies (Alive)
While trying to secure his house, Mike is bitten by a walker. Eventually, he succumbs to the infection and reanimates.
This list shows the victims Mike has killed:
Michonne and Mike were boyfriend and girlfriend. Since Michonne chose to talk to him after he was dead to help her cope with her situation, it can be inferred they had a stable relationship and cared for each other. After the apocalypse began, Michonne joined Rick's group at the prison, and started to talk to Mike in her head.
Mike and Terry were best friends, which states that they had a good relationship.
- Issue 19 (Zombified)
- Issue 72 (Flashback)
- Mike was one of five characters introduced as zombies in the Comic Series, the others being Front, Shawn, Penny and Terry.