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Issue 141 is the one-hundred and forty-first issue of Image Comics' The Walking Dead and the third part of Volume 24: Life And Death. It was published on May 13, 2015.


Rick arrives at the gates of Alexandria, back from his trip to the coast. Before he can enter, he is greeted by Dwight, who asks if he could talk to Rick. Rick orders the others to go inside and start loading up the the Saviors cut ahead of him. He asks Dwight why they're meeting outside, to which Dwight replies that he doesn't feel like doing the whole meet and greet thing.

Rick inquires about Dwight's wife Sherry and Dwight tells him she has found a nice guy, someone who "has more face than [he] has" and that they're on good terms with each other. He then opens up to Rick and says that he doesn't feel like he's fit to be a leader anymore and asks him to choose a new leader for The Saviors.

Rick states that he can't do that since Dwight took control of the group after the Battle of Hilltop, it wasn't given to him. Rick tells him that he needs to inform his people that he's stepping down, and that they will need to elect a new leader.

After The Saviors leave, Aaron and Heath discuss how everyone doesn't particularly like The Saviors and how they're the weirdest group of the mix, joking that The Sanctuary should be renamed a "place with a bunch of weirdos."

Andrea soon meets Rick inside the gates and asks him how the trip went. He greets her, and they discuss the upcoming fair. The conversation is cut short by Rick going to visit the jail, much to Andrea's dismay.

He goes down, and much to his shock, Negan is sitting inside his cell with the door open. Negan sarcastically welcomes him home.

Rick reaches for his gun, only to be taunted by Negan about his leg and his "grandpa" appearance. Negan then questions Rick about the gun, since he could have easily sneaked up behind and subdued Rick, but instead he decided to stay, in an attempt to make Rick trust him a little. He goes on and says that he could have booby-trapped the safe-zone, he could have started a fire in the house to kill Rick and Andrea while they were asleep or that he could have simply raped Andrea without anyone knowing.

Much to Negan's surprise, Rick still says that nothing has changed and that he has no trust in Negan. Knowing that nothing he says will work, Negan proceeds to taunt Rick about the reason why he's keeping him locked up; to prove to himself and no one else that he has mercy, and that he wants others to believe he's a good person. And that he is the only one who can fix the world.

Elsewhere, Rosita announces to the Alexandrians that she and Eugene are going to have a baby. Rick congratulates Eugene, but notes that he doesn't seem particularly excited, Eugene tells him that it's just a lot to deal with. Rick then asks where Olivia is and upon finding her takes her away discreetly from everyone and harshly chastises her for leaving Negan's cell unlocked.

Later, he and Andrea talk about what happened, with Andrea remarking that maybe he was to harsh on Olivia. Rick however worries that maybe he wasn't harsh enough since a mistake like that brings a huge risk. Andrea agrees, but notes that it's not too late to kill Negan for what he did and eliminate the risk completely. Rick rebukes her and proceeds to explain his reasoning for letting him live. As a leader, Rick must set the example and appear more capable than the rest, prove that death as a punishment isn't necessary anymore, that they can control their emotions and prove that they're civilized people. He finishes by saying that if they go back to the way they use to live, everything could fall apart.

At the Hilltop Colony, Maggie and the rest of the residents watch Gregory being hanged as punishment for his attempt on Maggie's life.




  • Last appearance of Olivia. (Alive)
  • Dwight makes a return to the series after a long absence.
  • This issue marks Eugene's 50th appearance.


Comic Issues
Volume 1: Days Gone Bye Issue 1Issue 2Issue 3Issue 4Issue 5Issue 6
Volume 2: Miles Behind Us Issue 7Issue 8Issue 9Issue 10Issue 11Issue 12
Volume 3: Safety Behind Bars Issue 13Issue 14Issue 15Issue 16Issue 17Issue 18
Volume 4: The Heart's Desire Issue 19Issue 20Issue 21Issue 22Issue 23Issue 24
Volume 5: The Best Defense Issue 25Issue 26Issue 27Issue 28Issue 29Issue 30
Volume 6: This Sorrowful Life Issue 31Issue 32Issue 33Issue 34Issue 35Issue 36
Volume 7: The Calm Before Issue 37Issue 38Issue 39Issue 40Issue 41Issue 42
Volume 8: Made To Suffer Issue 43Issue 44Issue 45Issue 46Issue 47Issue 48
Volume 9: Here We Remain Issue 49Issue 50Issue 51Issue 52Issue 53Issue 54
Volume 10: What We Become Issue 55Issue 56Issue 57Issue 58Issue 59Issue 60
Volume 11: Fear The Hunters Issue 61Issue 62Issue 63Issue 64Issue 65Issue 66
Volume 12: Life Among Them Issue 67Issue 68Issue 69Issue 70Issue 71Issue 72
Volume 13: Too Far Gone Issue 73Issue 74Issue 75Issue 76Issue 77Issue 78
Volume 14: No Way Out Issue 79Issue 80Issue 81Issue 82Issue 83Issue 84
Volume 15: We Find Ourselves Issue 85Issue 86Issue 87Issue 88Issue 89Issue 90
Volume 16: A Larger World Issue 91Issue 92Issue 93Issue 94Issue 95Issue 96
Volume 17: Something To Fear Issue 97Issue 98Issue 99Issue 100Issue 101Issue 102
Volume 18: What Comes After Issue 103Issue 104Issue 105Issue 106Issue 107Issue 108
Volume 19: March To War Issue 109Issue 110Issue 111Issue 112Issue 113Issue 114
Volume 20: All Out War - Part One Issue 115Issue 116Issue 117Issue 118Issue 119Issue 120
Volume 21: All Out War - Part Two Issue 121Issue 122Issue 123Issue 124Issue 125Issue 126
Volume 22: A New Beginning Issue 127Issue 128Issue 129Issue 130Issue 131Issue 132
Volume 23: Whispers Into Screams Issue 133Issue 134Issue 135Issue 136Issue 137Issue 138
Volume 24: Life And Death Issue 139Issue 140Issue 141Issue 142Issue 143Issue 144
Volume 25: No Turning Back Issue 145Issue 146Issue 147Issue 148Issue 149Issue 150
Volume 26: Call To Arms Issue 151Issue 152Issue 153Issue 154Issue 155Issue 156
Volume 27: The Whisperer War Issue 157Issue 158Issue 159Issue 160Issue 161Issue 162

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