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"Rick Grimes. We saw Andrea when she arrived. She was not well. Dwight told us Sherry wanted us to help you clean up while you tended to her. We all respected Andrea. It was in honor of that respect that we assisted you one last time. We are sorry for your loss."
—John to Rick.[src]

John​ is a character, and later an antagonist first encountered in Issue 104 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. He is an original member of the Saviors. John serves as the secondary antagonist of Volume 28: A Certain Doom.


Location Unknown

Nothing is known about John's life prior to or as the outbreak began.


Here's Negan

John is one of the original members of the Saviors arriving in Part 13 of Here's Negan with the rest of the Camp Survivor's group. After Negan kills their leader, John asks how he expects them all to watch him murder one of their own and then fall in line behind him to which Negan responds giving John the nickname 'Big-Balled Mother Fucker'.

What Comes After

John is first seen with Tara attempting to capture Paul Monroe. John asks Paul to surrender, stating that he remembers him from the Hilltop and that he was nice, so he promises not to hurt him if he comes peacefully. Tara then threatens that she will cut off Paul's testicles while brandishing her knife. Paul kicks John, Tara, and another Savior down, but they hop to their feet, attempting to gain control of him. Tara subdues Paul, and John watches as she prepares to kill Paul, but Dwight intervenes, stating that Negan wishes to question him.

The Whisperer War

After the two year time skip, John is still alive and well. While Vincent tries to convince the Saviors to help others on the upcoming war. John and Tara are resistant to do so as they now have no alliance with any community after Dwight left. John tells him to leave his horse at the Sanctuary. Tara says the Whisperers will come after them after they take down Rick's crew, in which John does not care, wanting them to come.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims John has killed:

  • Numerous counts of zombies and possibly unnamed people.



"I always hated you."
—John as he chokes Dwight[src]

Although he followed Dwight's lead for over two years and survived with him for over four years, John states in Issue 165 that he always hated him.


Sherry and John had a close relationship, and John respects her leadership.



  • John is blind in his right eye, in Here's Negan a scar-less John stands up to Negan which confirms that his scar happened Post-Apocalypse.
Comic Series Characters
Grimes Family RickCarlLoriJudithJeffrey
Jones Family MorganDuane
Atlanta SophiaAndreaGlennDaleBenBillyCarolAllenDonna
Tyreese's Group TyreeseChrisJulie
Greene Farm MaggieHershelBillyPatriciaOtisRachelSusieLacey
The Prison AxelAndrewDexterThomas
Michonne's Group MichonneMikeTerry
Woodbury LillyBobGloriaMatthewHapMariannePennyCaesarScottWesDennyLouJamesonJaredSmittyTomRedBrianAliceGusGabrielRudyDanielRaymondJamesBruceCurtisSamStevensEugeneHarold
Post-Prison Survivors EugeneGabrielRositaAbraham
The Marauders CraigAndy
The Hunters ChrisTheresaAlbertDavidGregCharlie
Alexandria Safe-Zone
The Scavengers CarlosPatrickSandraDerekLiam
Hilltop Colony PaulEduardoEarlHarlanBriannaJohnnyAlexHershelDanteWesleySamuelRollandBrianWesMarcoLouieBrandonMortonOscarKenLarryTammyGregoryDougKalEthan
The Sanctuary DwightNeganTaraJohnMarkLauraGavinAngelaTorySherryAmberCarsonDonnieMikeDavisGaryDavid
The Kingdom WilliamZacharyTaylorBrianBenjaminGusEzekielMarcusRichard
Richmond MagnaYumikoKellyConnieLukeBernie
The Whisperers LydiaJoshMikeBetaJoshuaAlpha
Oceanside Pete
Pittsburgh Juanita
The Commonwealth StephanieSamuelsFrostLanceMaxwellPamelaMattElodieKaylaSebastianMercerGeorge
Barcelona Claudia
Virginia JoshPaulLucille
Animals ApplePeach PitButtonsShiva
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics.

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    • GhostWolf716 wrote: I Have No Tommy and I Must Scream wrote: GhostWolf716 wrote: Yes, I am playing him. I thought you were play...
    • actually i'm going to play him Ghost is a liar. 'm gojng to be john the short, blond, verion of him.