AllThatsEpic: With horror and zombies getting so increasingly popular, we are in need of someone who knows what they’re talking about. Jill Valentine is the perfect candidate. Jill Valentine of Resident Evil first appeared in the original Resident Evil survival game in 1996 and since then, along with Resident Evil’s growing popularity, she too has become greatly admired. Resident Evil now has a huge franchise filled with plenty of Jill fans. It still continues to attract new fans, especially with the rising popularity of the undead.