Originally Posted by glennfetherston
you mean alans kids from the comics? they are both dead and they were with rick from the start it wouldn't be rick and Carl because the scene takes place roughly i would say the same time rick and Carl are at the prison as the prison
Actually, at this point Rick hasn't even left Atlanta. His group leaves Atlanta when the winter is about to start. They spend some time on the road, where they meet Tyreese, then they go to Herschel's farm and THEN they find the prison, just as the spring is about to start.