Morgan and Carol have had their lives intertwined over the last two seasons of The Walking Dead, and it's provided an interesting dynamic. They each have a very different outlook on life, and it's caused the characters to clash on multiple occasions.
Now, in the back-half of season seven, the pair have learned to trust each other. They've even developed sort of a friendship, which could be crucial in the episodes to come.
With their interaction over the past couple of years, some may be surprised to learn that the characters never actually interacted in the comics. They came into the story at different times, and neither one had the chance to meet the other.
That fact isn't the only major departure from their comic stories, as both characters have gone through some drastic changes.
Take a look at what happened to both Morgan, and Carol, in The Walking Dead comics. You may be surprised at what you find.
The version of Carol seen in the comics couldn't have been more different from the iteration Melissa McBride plays on the show.
Both began the same way - with a young daughter and an abusive husband. However, the Carol in the comics was depicted as being much younger.
Sophia never died in the comics, but Ed did. When the group made it to the prison, Carol struggled with the need to be wanted. Her husband was terrible, but he showed her attention. The woman started to lose it, and came on to random characters here and there.
Eventually, Carol tried to make a three-way marriage work with Rick and Lori, and they obviously shut her down. This led Carol to kill herself, but embracing a walker out in the courtyard.
Sophia went on to become the adopted daughter of Glenn and Maggie.prevnext
Morgan - like Carol - had the same beginning in the comics as he did on the show. Morgan helped Rick navigate the struggles of the apocalypse, before leaving to take care of his son Duane.
However, this version of Morgan didn't have the fortified breakdown that Lennie James' take on the character did.
When Rick and Abraham went back to Kentucky to scavenge Rick's hometown - before heading to DC - the pair discovered Morgan. He was broken about the loss of Duane, and went with his old friend.
Morgan struggled with the goings-on of everyday life in Alexandria, and never quite found a way to fit in. He enjoyed a brief relationship with Michonne, but his death ended that quickly.
When the herd took over Alexandria, Morgan didn't make it out alive.prevnext