The New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award winning THE WALKING DEAD series takes readers on the harrowing journey of Rick Grimes: a small town sheriff's deputy who slipped into a coma and awoke in an apocalyptic landscape where the undead have risen and prey on the living. Character drama, suspense, and dystopian survival horror collide in this pop culture phenomenon by Robert Kirkman (Super Dinosaur, Oblivion Song, Invincible) and Charlie Adlard upon which the hit AMC television series is based. In THE ROTTEN CORE story arc, Rick leads the Commonwealth's Governor, Pamela Milton, on a tour of the various communities Alexandria is aligned with. Naturally... terrible things begin to happen very quickly. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #181-186.