Actor Athena Karkanis
Appearance Diary of the Dead
Survival of the Dead
Status Alive
Ethnicity African-American

Tomboy is a survivor of the undead apocalypse,and former member of the National Guard


During the undead apocalypse, Tomboy, Kenny, Francisco and Nicotine Crockett desert their posts.

The four fugitive soldiers ambush the protagonists of Diary of the Dead in the night, stealing all their supplies save their weapons, and three weeks later, they are joined by a teenager named Boy. Crockett and the group also meet some fellow zombie-killers, but are forced to kill them when they try to kill the group. Through an Internet video from Patrick O'Flynn, they learn of Plum Island, and decide to head there.

While they are boarding a ferry on the docks of Delaware, they are attacked by zombies and the O'Flynns, but escape to Plum Island with Patrick. When Crockett, his group and Patrick arrive on the island, they find that the Muldoons have placed their zombified former friends and neighbours in imitations of their former lives.

As the rogue soldiers take refuge from the Muldoons, an infected Francisco begs Tomboy to kill him to stop him from turning. Tomboy complies, and the Muldoons capture her moments later. However, Tomboy is later released and rejoins the rogue soldiers and the O'Flynns.

After the O'Flynns and Muldoons have a vicious standoff, Tomboy and the group become so disgusted and fed up with all the death on Plum Island, they immediately leave on the ferry.