Which of the following is false?
Vampires: Suck your blood. Bite you with fangs. Get stronger in sunlight.
Answer: None of them.
Chronicling the history of a new breed of vampire, American Vampire is a fresh look at an old monster, a generational epic showcasing the bloodlust that lay hidden beneath America’s most distinctive eras.
Like most good stories, it all starts with a question: What if vampires, like all species, evolved? What if, occasionally across generations, a vampire bites someone and creates a new kind of creature—a vampire that takes its strengths and weaknesses—not just from its predecessors, but its environment. So when crusty old Europeans come to the American Old West and turn a thoroughly corrupt gunslinger named Skinner Sweet into even more of a monster, he becomes something entirely new: a new breed of vampire immune to sunlight, one that hates every last one of his aristocratic European ancestors.
Follow this dark symbol of the New World as he moves through American history’s most distinctive eras—1880s Old West, 1930s Las Vegas, World War II and more. But as Skinner’s war with his predecessors inspires a mysterious society to rise and fight them both, his most upsetting decision might be the first person he chooses to join his vampiric ranks:
A struggling young movie star named Pearl Jones.
AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #6
Vampires in space? It’s 1965. Pearl and Skinner escaped The Gray Trader with more questions than answers, and their search for clues leads them to...NASA!
DC All Access - Bonus Clip - American Vampire Kills Again!
In this exclusive bonus clip from DC All Access, Blair sits down with comics superstar Scott Snyder to discuss the return of his bestselling Vertigo series, American Vampire and what awaits readers in the book's second cycle.
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AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #4
The fangs are longer, the claws are sharper and the mythos grows as Scott Snyder brings Pearl and Skinner head to head with their most vicious opponent yet.
AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #2
Pearl has made The Preston House a place of peace. But when something comes to threaten that peace, she’ll do anything to protect her young strays.
updatedAMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #5
The California Gold Rush. Thousands migrate West, and any average Joe could strike it rich with just one swing of his pick.
American Vampire is back!
American Vampire is back! Today marked the launch of the highly anticipated new monthly series...
AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #3
Pearl digs deeper into the mystery of the Gray Trader and uncovers horrifying truths that will rock the world of AMERICAN VAMPIRE.
VERTIGO ESSENTIALS: AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1
Witness the birth of a new species of vampire in this reprint of the debut issue of this hit series!