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

"Come on, George, shoot straight with me... We're just biding time, right? We're going to get Mercer out, and we're going to run this shit."
—Rufus asking George if they're going to free Mercer.[src]

Rufus is a character first encountered in Issue 175 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. He is a Commonwealth soldier.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Rufus' life prior to or as the outbreak began. It is possible that he had some military or police experience.


At some point, Rufus made his way to the Commonwealth and joined the Commonwealth Army.

New World Order


The Rotten Core

Rufus escorts Michonne and Elodie back to the Commonwealth proper.

Rest In Peace

Rufus is among the soldiers that listen to Mercer's call to overthrow the Commonwealth leadership. He later tries to convince George to help him free Mercer before being told to 'keep him mouth shut' before watching him storm off.

Rufus is not seen or mentioned in the 25 year time-skip, leaving his fate unknown.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Rufus has killed:

  • Numerous counts of zombies and possibly unnamed people


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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