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Issue 38 is the thirty-eighth issue of Image ComicsThe Walking Dead and the second part of Volume 7: The Calm Before. It was originally published in June 2007.

Plot Synopsis

Lori has told Rick she wants to talk about Shane. Rick quiets down and finally asks why she wants to talk about him. Lori says it's not easy to say it and Rick asks her to stop. He tells her that he knows she slept with Shane and he understands why she did it. Lori apologizes to Rick, who starts to cry.

In Dale's RV, Andrea wakes up, with her face inches away from Tyreese's feet. She hates to sleep in the RV, because of its bad odors. Axel has been guarding the RV the whole night and wants to take a quick snooze. Andrea goes outside and Tyreese comes too. He apologizes for having his socks near Andrea's face, which woke her up. Tyreese tries to shoot a zombie with Andrea's sniper-rifle, but, misfires. Andrea says they don't have enough bullets for that, and shoots it in the head. Tyreese admits he's terrible with guns and asks for pointers from Andrea. She consents. Axel wakes up, because of the gunfire and says Michonne is up too. Andrea says they should wake Glenn and Maggie up and get going.

In the prison, Alice is checking Lori's baby. Rick asks when baby is going to born and Alice says she's due very soon, maybe a week left.

On the road, Axel says he's going to take a leak. Tyreese and Andrea are discussing where they are and Axel finds a Woodbury sign that shows they have to take a right to get to the National Guard Station.

At the prison, Patricia goes to Hershel's garden. She asks questions about it. He asks why she's been ignoring his garden, but, remembers that she just lost Otis. He asks if she's sad about it and Patricia says she is. She's also sad about the people they have lost, like Lacey, Arnold, and Shawn Greene. She says there's too many zombies and too few of them. Hershel says amen to that.

On the road, the group has arrived at the National Guard Station. Tyreese says there aren't so many zombies inside the fences. He recommends splitting up and find what they can as quickly as they can. Glenn and Maggie are going to find bullets. Tyreese asks if Michonne's okay, but, she doesn't want to talk about it right now. Suddenly, a car almost hits Tyreese and Glenn jumps out of it. Glenn says he'll drive it, because he found it. Tyreese says he got scared and asks how much gas it has. Glenn answers a full tank. Tyreese says that they should find gas for the generator too. Axel finds grenades. Andrea asks Michonne if anyone knows how to drive a tank, but, Michonne says probably not.

Billy visits Alice's infirmary and introduces himself. She says that she's seen him already, but, she hasn't quite yet learned the names of everybody. Billy says he has a headache. He asks what she's reading. "Oh, uh, medical books. Stuff about delivering babies." Alice gives Billy a jar of aspirin for his headache. Billy then asks her if she really thinks she can deliver Lori's baby, however, Alice herself is unsure if she can.

The group is packing up the truck they have found. Tyreese and Andrea are discussing the gasoline. Andrea says they have ample gasoline for a long while and they shouldn't leave the gas pump for The Governor and his men. Tyreese contemplates what she said. They leave, the entire National Guard Station blowing up behind them. Maggie asks Glenn to pass Tyreese, so she can talk to him. Glenn agrees and they stop. Maggie says to Tyreese that they should go through the Wal-Mart they passed on the way there, see if there's anything left worth taking. Inside the store, Andrea notices how Maggie is grabbing a crib for Lori's baby. However, Maggie says she's getting two. Andrea asks if she's pregnant. She says she doesn't think so, but, it's a possibility. Tyreese and Glenn are about to pack up the supplies in the truck when Tyreese says he doesn't want to be there any longer. Suddenly, Glenn and Tyreese notice that Bruce Cooper, Sam, and several other Woodbury soldiers are heading towards the front entrance to the store.

Credits

Deaths

  • None

Trivia

  • First appearance of Sam.
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 Issue 133Issue 134Issue 135Issue 136Issue 137Issue 138

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