The folks at Titan Books have been kind enough to supply Shelf Abuse with an extract from Freda Warrington’s rare short story ‘And Their Blood Will Be Prescient to Fire,’ set within the universe of the Blood Books.
Vertigo, $1.00 Story: Chris Roberson Art: Michael Allred Colours: Laura Allred iZombie is an odd first issue, in that for a title debuting at an alluring $1 it offers little in the way of a hook, or any reason that readers might want to return next month. That isn’t to say that it’s a bad […]
Image, $2.99 Creators: Jonathan Ross, Tommy Lee Edwards Story: Jonathon Ross Art: Tommy Lee Edwards American audiences (as the majority who visit this site are) might not recognise the name Jonathan Ross, but to us Brits he’s a TV presenter adored and reviled in equal measure. A paradoxical, flamboyant man-child who’s arrogant yet self-derivative, power […]
Joseph Pais of Black Snake Studios has informed me that the first issue of charity series RIP is now available to download free from digital comic and eBook store www.wowio.com, with $.25 of every download going to the National foundation for Cancer Research. While you’re at it you can also download 4 other comics of […]
DC/Vertigo, $3.99 Writers: Scott Snyder, Stephen King Art: Rafael Albuquerque Colours: Dave McCaig It’s practically impossible to review American Vampire without first mentioning that Vertigo’s latest marks the comic book debut of Stephen King, who’ll be providing a 5-part secondary tale in this ongoing “vampires through the ages” series from Scott Snyder. And a solid […]
Written and Illustrated by: Jenika Ioffreda www.neptunefactory.com Vampires, vampires everywhere, and not a drop to drink. The monster so popular they’ve practically had an entire genre erected around them… and so on. Though calling the modern Nosferatu a “monster” is something of an overgeneralization, given the number of thoroughly decent bloodsuckers that have descended from […]