With the positive reviews rolling in for the latest issue of Scott Snyder’s “AMERICAN VAMPIRE”, publisher Vertigo Comics is wasting no time on keeping the momentum rolling as today they released two all new covers for the series as part of the July solicitations. Inside you can check out the covers (“AMERICAN VAMPIRE” Issue #17, “AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST” Issue #2) and get all the details. Read on for the skinny…
It is proving to be a huge year for scribe Scott Snyder (My video interview with the author can be found here) and publisher Vertigo Comics as they are gearing up for not only the biggest story-line in of “AMERICAN VAMPIRE” yet beginning in issue #13, but also with an all new original mini-series event this Summer entitled “SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST”. The series only seems to get better with age, a rare feat nowadays, and inside you can check out a special 2 page preview for both books directly from the publisher and get all the details. Read on for the skinny!
In this line of work there are many times when you are lucky enough to sit down and interview with someone who is such a treat to talk to that it leaves you walking away with one of those smiles on your face that lasts the rest of the day. One such interview was definitely Vertigo/DC scribe for “AMERICAN VAMPIRE”, Scott Snyder. The author sat down with me on Day 3 of the convention to talk about his ubber successful series, and even gave all of us here at Graphic Content a very appreciated shout-out. Below you can check out the interview, and we would all love to thank Scott sincerely for being such a great sport and taking the time to bring you (and us) some awesome new details on the past, present, and future of “AMERICAN VAMPIRE”.
Major kudos have to be given to genre scribe Scott Snyder for his work on “AMERICAN VAMPIRE” since legend Stephen King parted ways with the monthly from Vertigo, as the series has continued to be quite impressive in his absence. The newest issue looks to keep the momentum, and inside you can check out a 4 page preview before it arrives in stores February 23rd. Read on for the skinny!
This week marks the release of the 7th issue in the ongoing “AMERICAN VAMPIRE” mythos, a series which looks to be destined to become one of the biggest stories in the genre within the comic industry. Inside you can find the first 4 pages of the issue and all the details before it drops. Read on for the skinny!
Ever wonder what it takes to bring the cover of a comic book to life? It isn’t easy, and often times an illustrator can find him/herself pulling their hair out over the cover to the book than the actual contents. It is hard to come up with something eye-catching that is going to pull new readers in month in and month out, but for the folks over at Vertigo and their ubber hit, “AMERICAN VAMPIRE”, things seem to come easy. The covers are always great, and thanks to their official blog you can make the jump to check out the process
With all of the hype surrounding Stephen King and Scott Snyder’s vampire tale “AMERICAN VAMPIRE”, the teaser photos, the doting news coverage, the decidedly epic trailer, and the expectations of readers everywhere being so high, this past Wednesday proved to be one the most important of Vertigo’s year. After all, a lot of people can talk the talk when it comes to releasing a title from a name as legendary as King’s, but it is an entirely different thing to walk the walk. The horror author’s most famous work in the genre is undoubtedly is the classic “SALEM’S LOT” published all the way back in 1975. Since then King has dabbled in with bloodsuckers, but never has he come close to reproducing such a literary gem for vampire fans as he did with that title. So with all that said: what about “AMERICAN VAMPIRE”? Is it the ‘be all end all’ of horror comics this year? Is it King’s comic book masterpiece? Is this the story that is going to put Scott Snyder on the map? Read on to find out.
While yesterday we brought readers a 3 page preview as well as the teaser trailer in our BD Pick Of The Week column, today the “AMERICAN VAMPIRE” train just kept rollin’ as another 3 pages of the hotly anticipated title were released early. Click on over beyond the break to check ‘em out and give us your thoughts on the title just hours before it is released!
Some weeks it takes a full 7 days to decide just which title to choose for this column, but this was not one of them. Since it was announced that Stephen King would again be teaming with writing partner Scott Snyder to bring readers his vision of the first American vampire the title has been the subject of talk among everyone in the industry. In a way that only the legendary horror scribe can, King singlehandedly grabbed the attention of readers across the world with the promise of delivering his next truly epic original title, and his first story written specifically for the medium. And now that the title is just days away from being unleashed on the world we have the first 3 full pages of the issue, and the teaser trailer that was released tonight by King himself. Read on for all the juicy details and why you should care. (As if we needed to tell you.)
Today Pamela Mullin over at Vertigo comics released a press release detailing plans for a slick and downright cool looking variant cover for Scott Snyder and Stephen King’s new vampire-western monthly “AMERICAN VAMPIRE”, to be released on March 17th. The hotly anticipated new series from the horror legend and his past collaborator Snyder, marks Kings first fully original monthly comic book series that tells the story of the first American vampire set against the old west. Read on for the preview of the first issue as well as the full press release on the variant cover by newly appointed DC head Jim Lee!