The group eventually finds shelter at a small farm after Carl is shot.
The farm's owner, Hershel Greene and his family, are in denial about the walkers' nature and have been storing deceased loved ones and neighbors in their barn.
First issued in 2003 by publisher Image Comics, the comic is written by Kirkman The Walking Dead received the 20 Eisner Award for Best Continuing Series at San Diego Comic-Con International.
The series was adapted into the AMC television series The Walking Dead, which premiered in 2010.
The volume ends with the Governor's arrival with his army and a tank.
The group begins to clear the prison yard and one cell block for living quarters.Following the attack, Shane Walsh, Rick's friend and former police partner, tries to murder Rick because he's become obsessed with Rick's wife Lori. The group meets Tyreese, his daughter and her boyfriend.Everyone takes shelter at Wiltshire Estates, a gated community, but are forced to leave when they stumble upon its zombie infestation.Rick and Tyreese get into a fight and the community decides to have a council with four co-leaders instead of Rick as sole leader.Rick, Michonne and Glenn observe a helicopter crash in the distance and leave the prison to search for it.The first 52 issues of the series began to be reprinted on January 5, 2011, with one issue per week for a year.The series is periodically re-published in trade paperbacks which contain six issues each, hardcover books with twelve issues and occasional bonus material, omnibus editions of twenty-four issues, and compendium editions of forty-eight issues.A select number of The Walking Dead Day participating local comic shops become part of the comic's story line, with their own special edition of Adlard's anniversary cover, featuring the store’s logo incorporated into the cover art.The company also noted that additional limited edition collectibles and festivities would be announced at a future date, prior to the October 2018 event.Two of the group members commit suicide and someone begins to murder other group members.This inmate, a convicted serial killer, is eventually captured and killed. The group manages to quell the inmates' rebellion and secure the prison.