Inventive as a murder mystery story and unique as a horror story, The New Deadwardians is a downright enthralling reading and an alluring visual experience. Delivering one of the most unique vampire/zombie stories of the decade, horror fans will undoubtedly appreciate Dan Abnett’s genre sensibilities. This is a fresh take on the living dead, which will make readers rethink what they already know about the undead and bloodsuckers. READ MORE
The New Deadwardians ranks at the very top of the new books from of Vertigo’s mini relaunch. It fuses victorian era politics, crime, and satirical zombies for a twisted mystery that redefine undead monsters. Dan Abnett’s is crafting a gripping tale of murder with the help of I.N.J. Culbard who’s artwork is refreshingly unique in mainstream comics. If you’re looking for a good laugh that pits rich vampires against brainless zombies in the midst of a Victorian crime drama, “The New Deadwardians” is your book. Check out the preview right here. READ MORE
The only thing I am more obsessed with than horror comics is Victorian literature, and when I first heard about the plans for Vertigo’s The New Deadwardians, I was more than eager for it to launch. Yes, it is another Vertigo title that features blood suckers and brain eaters, but if you’re thinking of passing this one just because it’s got zombies and vampires, you’d better think again. I’m just as sick of the zombie/vampire craze as the next dude, but The New Deadwardians raises the played out subgenre from the dead, and breathes new life into zombie literature. Not only does it offer hope for the undead subgenre, but it’s a fantastic book overall. Plus, any book that begins with a quote from Isaac Asimov is worthy in my books. Read on for the skinny…
Well, it may not be a reboot, but Vertigo is introducing a whole slew of new books set for release this spring, and below you can take a gander at the cover art for issue #2 of some of those titles. So check out the sweet new covers from The New Deadwardians, Saucer Country, Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child and Fairest.