Last summer Snyder launched the first mini-series spinoff of American Vampire with Survival of the Fittest, and now he’s at it again. Snyder is teaming up with Dustin Nguyen to return to Mid 20th century Europe where Felicia Book and the gang will face the most powerful blood sucker of all time. We’re feeling a Nosferatu vibe going on, and we couldn’t be more excited for Snyder to further develop his vamp mythology. So prepare yourself for the five-issue mini-series Lord of Nightmares, heading your way in June.Read on for the skinny…
“Hot on the heels of last summer’s award winning mini-series AMERICAN VAMPIRE: Survival of the Fittest with art by Sean Murphy (now collected in AMERICAN VAMPIRE Vol. 3), Vertigo will publish AMERICAN VAMPIRE: Lord of Nightmares a new 5 issue miniseries written by AMERICAN VAMPIRE creator Scott Snyder, with art by Dustin Nguyen (Batman: Streets of Gotham, Detective Comics, Superman/Batman).
This June, New York Times bestselling author, Scott Snyder returns to postwar Europe and the vampire hunting agency known as The Vassals of the Morning Star. At the core of the story is agent Felicia Book. Felicia has had a dark life, filled with tragedy, but she has finally found peace, raising her adoptive son Gus in Paris. But when Agent Hobbes of The Vassals return to request her help tracking the most powerful vampire of all time, she soon learns nothing can prepare her for the threat inside The Coffin…
“These miniseries are the place where we get to reveal the biggest secrets about the mythology, history, and the evolution of our vampires. I’m excited to return to some of my favorite characters, Felicia, Gus, Hobbes, all of whom have lived their lives fighting a war against vampires who live in the shadows,” said Snyder. “It’s a world where we get to tell their stories in a way where we explore their dreams and their demons and pit them against the biggest scariest vampires you’ll ever see in series with tons of blockbuster action.”
AMERICAN VAMPIRE: Lord of Nightmares is a great companion to the regular series, or a jumping on point for new readers. Head over to MAXIM for the first look at the cover!”
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