"She's not breathing!"
—Johnny to Carl.[src]
Johnny is a character first encountered in Issue 95 of Image Comics' The Walking Dead. He is the teenage son of Brianna, and last of her family to be still alive. He lives with his mother at the Hilltop Colony.


Location Unknown

Almost nothing is known about Johnny's life before or as the outbreak began apart from that he had a mother. He also had a sister, aunt, uncle, great-aunt, and a father who he lost to the undead. It is possible he lived near or at the Hilltop Colony before the outbreak.


A Larger World

Johnny is first seen among the crowd after witnessing Rick Grimes killing Ethan.

What Comes After

Johnny is mentioned by Brianna, while chatting with Maggie Greene.

March To War

Johnny is seen playing with Sophia during the events of this volume.

The Whisperer War

As the Hilltop mansion burns, everyone inside evacuates the house. Carl helps Johnny carry an unconscious Brianna to safety. Part of the house explodes behind them and Carl is knocked to the ground. Johnny continues to get his mother to safety as Carl falls unconscious.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Johnny has killed:

  • Possibly numerous counts of zombies.


Comic Series

Volume 16: A Larger World

Volume 19: March To War

Volume 26: Call To Arms

Volume 27: The Whisperer War


  • Despite being first introduced in Issue 95, Johnny's name wasn't revealed until Issue 153.
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 DwightNeganTaraJohnMarkLauraMartinGavinAngelaToryGeorgieRichSandraJohnSherryAmberCarsonDonnieMikeDavisGaryDavidConnorSeth
The Kingdom WilliamZacharyTaylorBrianBenjaminGusEzekielMarcusRichard
Richmond MagnaYumikoKellyConnieLukeBernie
The Whisperers LydiaJoshMikeBetaJoshuaAlpha
Oceanside Pete
Pittsburgh Juanita
The Commonwealth StephanieSamuelsFrostLanceMaxwellPamelaMattElodieKaylaSebastianMercerGeorge
Barcelona Claudia
Virginia JoshPaulJeremyLucille
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.