"...the cure for the plague of feyness among modern vampires."

BOOKLIST gives a rave review to AMERICAN VAMPIRE Volume 1 by Scott Snyder, Stephen King and artist Rafael Albuquerque.

"It would be entirely understandable if no one wanted to read another vampire book ever again. It would be

a shame, though, to miss this one. The story centers on an Old West outlaw named Skinner Sweet, who, in

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #7 preview

It's 1935, Las Vegas. Skinner Sweet is suspect number one behind the mystery of the bloodless victims – but could he just be a blood-red herring? Meanwhile, young police Chief Cash McCogan has his hands full with two FBI agents who may not be what they seem. Don't miss part two of "Devil in the Sand," and learn the secret history of Las Vegas! Pick it up tomorrow!

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Books to look for--Summer 2011!

With Summer 2010 having just come to a close, we’re about to look into the future at Summer 2011. See the list of Vertigo highlights below, including books by such great writers as Scott Snyder, Grant Morrison, and Max Allan Collins!

AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 2 HC
Writer: Scotty Snyder
Artists: Rafael Albuquerque and Mateus Santaluoco
Collects: AMERICAN VAMPIRE #6-10
$24.99 US, 160 pages
Scheduled for release in May

AMERICAN VAMPIRE Volume 1 Extras

Why Rafael Albuquerque is Amazing
(or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Hire a Cover Artist)

We weren’t even thinking about him for the covers. We knew we wanted something that said “horror” but could also be literary and elegant too. We wanted a strong design that showcased a cool logo and the creator’s names. A daunting task. I thought about it constantly. We were throwing around a lot of names, some big names, some unknowns. But we certainly weren’t even considering Rafael Albuquerque for the covers—he was too busy kicking ass on the interiors.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: What next?

Cycle 2 “Devil in the Sand” (issues 6-9)

In this story…

• We learn the secret history of Las Vegas, before it became the Vegas we know today (hint: vampires are involved).

• We meet the organization of vampire hunters that has been operating behind the scenes of history for centuries.

• We see how the descendents of the “House of Book” continue to seek revenge on Skinner Sweet.

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