For Walking Dead comic book readers and show-only viewers alike, Sunday’s midseason finale ended with a massive shock: the death of Jesus (Tom Payne), a fan-favorite figure who remains alive and well in the comics from Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard.
While Payne thinks there’s room for fans to think Aaron and Jesus could have gotten together in the six years that passed on the show, showrunner Angela Kang has a more simplistic view on the Aaron and Jesus dynamic. They’re just two really good friends.
The Walking Dead Season 10 Episode 5 Trailer (AMC) While The Walking Dead failed to bring Aaron and Jesus ‘ relationship onscreen, the show’s stars have surmised that they were involved romantically offscreen.
Jesus Finally Arrived On ‘ The Walking Dead ‘ In the comics, Jesus comes from Hilltop Colony and is definitely a good guy. He is logical, strategic, and a natural leader. The first of our group that he meets in the comics are Michonne and Abraham, not Rick and Daryl.
Negan notices that Judith is upset and she explains that Daryl asked her to watch Dog for him while he moved the Kingdom to the Hilltop. However, Dog has disappeared.
On Sunday’s midseason finale, Jesus died during a rescue mission to save Eugene—after a walker revealed itself to be a human in zombie skin, and stabbed him.
The very end of tonight’s Walking Dead introduces a huge twist – walkers that talk ! Well, not exactly. These ” talking ” walkers are not really what they appear to be, and are actually the new season 9 villains – a group of people who live among the walkers called the Whisperers.
Actor Tom Payne reveals an early script for The Walking Dead’s ninth season premiere gave Jesus his first on-screen boyfriend when the episode caught up with him after an 18-month time jump. Payne did not elaborate on the boyfriend’s identity or whether this was a character already familiar to audiences.
Every Major Walking Dead Character Who Died (So Far) Shane Walsh (Jon Bernthal) Lori Grimes (Sarah Wayne Callies) Andrea (Laurie Holden) Dale Horvath (Jeffrey DeMunn) Glenn Rhee (Steven Yeun) Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) Hershel Greene (Scott Wilson) Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker)
Two years after the war is won, Maggie has had her son, whom she named Hershel after her father. She maintains her empowered leadership position, but her abilities are often challenged by the vain and self-absorbed previous leader, Gregory.
Negan will never truly be a good guy, but he can redeem himself, albeit slightly. It can be difficult to see the good in a man who killed off two beloved characters merely minutes into his first appearance. However, with Negan making significant moves to become Mr.
So, it looks like the decision to leave The Walking Dead was down to Payne who felt creatively his character was getting stale. Jesus is still very much alive in Robert Kirkman’s original Walking Dead comics, marking another divergence from between the source material and the show.
Jesus was killed in the midseason finale of season nine by an unknown member of the Whisperers who will become the main antagonists going forward in the television series.