A Protagonist is a character that a respective The Walking Dead series is based around, or focuses on.
- Rick Grimes is the protagonist of the Comic Series. (Comic Series)
- Morgan Jones is the protagonist of the Morgan Special. (Comic Series)
- Michonne is the protagonist of the Michonne Special. (Comic Series)
- Brian Blake is the protagonist of The Governor Special. (Comic Series)
- Tyreese is the protagonist of the Tyreese Special. (Comic Series)
- Jeffrey Grimes is the protagonist of The Walking Dead: The Alien. (Comic Series)
- Negan is the protagonist of Here's Negan. (Comic Series)
- Rick Grimes was the protagonist of the TV Series from Season 1 to Season 9's What Comes After. (TV Series)
- Daryl Dixon is stated by Angela Kang to have become the protagonist during Season 9, as she explains on Talking Dead how both Daryl and Norman Reedus have risen to a leadership position.
Fear The Walking Dead
- Madison Clark was the protagonist of Fear The Walking Dead from Season 1 to Season 4's midseason finale. (Fear The Walking Dead)
- Following Madison's death, the cast becomes an ensemble, with Morgan Jones appearing as the new lead, as Lennie is now top billed.
- Rick Grimes is the protagonist of the upcoming film series.
- Hannah is the protagonist in Torn Apart.
- Chase is the protagonist in Cold Storage.
- Karina is the protagonist in The Oath.
- Mandy is the protagonist in Red Machete.
- Jake Powell is the protagonist in Flight 462. (Fear The Walking Dead)
- Sierra is the protagonist in Passage. (Fear The Walking Dead)
- Clementine serves as the protagonist of The Walking Dead: Video Game series.
- Lee Everett is the protagonist of The Walking Dead: Season One.
- Vince, Wyatt, Russell, Bonnie, Shel, and Tavia are the protagonists of 400 Days.
- Michonne is the protagonist of The Walking Dead: Michonne.
- Javier García is the protagonist of The Walking Dead: Season Three.
- Rick Grimes' group acts as the protagonists in The Walking Dead: Assault.
Road to Survival
- The hero player is the protagonist of The Walking Dead: Road To Survival story mode.
- Michonne is the protagonist of Michonne's Story: Telltale Edition.
- Rick Grimes is the protagonist of Days Gone Bye Act 1 and 3
- Morgan Jones is the protagonist of Days Gone Bye Act 2.
- Lee Everett is the protagonist of Teltale Act 1, 2 and 3.
- Margaret is the protagonist of Margaret's Story.
- Sandy is the protagonist of Sandy's Story.
- Ezekiel is the protagonist of The Mighty Shiva.
- Barker is the protagonist of Barker's Story.
- Stevens is the protagonist of Dr. Stevens.
- Brian Blake is the protagonist as well as the antagonist of The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor along with his brother Philip.
- Lilly Caul is the protagonist of The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury, and all novels subsequent to it.
- Aidan Hunt, Maya Evans, Grant Moore, and Heather Campbell are the protagonists in the first half of Season 1 of Overkill's The Walking Dead.
- Reina takes Heather's place as one of the protagonist, following the latter's death.
- Sarah Bridger becomes a protagonist, upon being unlocked.
- The mechanic is the protagonist of Sanctuary.
- The security guard is the protagonist of School's Out.
- The soldier is the protagonist of Cobalt.
- The biker is the protagonist of Season 2.
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