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 #8
With Skinner and Calvin leading the space race, back on Earth it’s time to face the most guarded stronghold in the country: Area 51!
Vertigo Essential Reads: American Vampire #1Each week, DC Comics will be releasing a free—that's right, FREE—digital comic book issue featuring a sample chapter from one of our 25 Essential Graphic Novels as well as sample pages from the 2014 Essentials catalog. On tap for this week is Scott Snyder, Stephen King and Rafael Albuquerque's American Vampire #1!
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AMERICAN 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.
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The Cold War is heating up! It’s red buttons, nuclear silos and a race against destruction.
AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #9
Trapped behind the wall, Felicia and Pearl must run from the horrors they find lurking in Area 51.
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!
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