Scott Snyder, creator of AMERICAN VAMPIRE took some time to tell us what it was like to write the first page of the last issue of the first arc. Here's what he has to say, While working on this final issue of the first arc with a big climax, I wanted to get everything just right.
Over the years the Vertigo imprint has produced smart, shocking and critically acclaimed series such as The Sandman, Preacher, Y: The Last Man, Hellblazer and Fables, to name a few. Now, Vertigo’s latest ongoings are poised to join those legendary ranks.
Though we’re in the midst of Skinner and Pearl’s first storyline, get ready to look ahead as we unveil the bonus features in this can’t-miss collection on sale September 29 in comic stores and October 5 everywhere books are sold! Along with the first five issues of the hit Vertigo series — written by Scott Snyder and Stephen King, with art by Rafael Albuquerque — AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 1 includes:
Now that we’re back in the office after an extended weekend I was thinking what better way to kick things up than to reveal the next variant cover to the awesome new series AMERICAN VAMPIRE? So how’s this to start off the month of June? JH Williams III (artist of the highly anticipated BATWOMAN series) nails it!
Creating a Cover, AMERICAN VAMPIRE #3 Coming up with a cool cover is hard. Rafael Albuquerque made things a little easier with AMERICAN VAMPIRE because he had the simple but brilliant idea of cutting the layout in half with the logo—two stories, two scenes, united by the logo. But it still takes a little work to make things perfect. Rafael’s first sketch was a detail of a shop floor, covered in candy and blood, and a portrait of a sophisticated European vampire family on the bottom.
Scott Snyder and artist Rafael Albuquerque begin the next cycle of the series that ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY magazine calls, “fresh and original.” It’s Las Vegas circa 1935 and the town is booming. But prominent businessmen are turning up drained of blood and young police chief Cash McCogan finds himself facing a threat much darker and deadlier than he ever imagined…. Get ready to lay your chips on the table and pick up a copy of AMERICAN VAMPIRE #6 “Devil in the Sand” this August!