Rick Grimes is the town sheriff deputy. He gets wounded while in combat and gets sent to the hospital. After spending one month in a coma he finally wakes up. He wonders around the hospital and notices that he is completely alone. There are no nurses, doctors, or patients. The only thing he finds out is that there are dangerous zombies roaming around. Desperately, he goes back home to look for his son and wife who sadly were not there, so he sets of to find them.
When he finds them he also finds a group of survivors and soon ends up taking charge as the leader. They travel around the country on the lookout for a safe place to stay. They come across many conflicts with other survivors but they always manage to stay together and not turn on each other. Will they have what it takes to survive and not get eaten by the walking dead?