Longtime AMERICAN VAMPIRE fans know that there are many different strains of vampires and they are all vulnerable to something different. Sometimes wood…sometimes silver…sometimes… But the vamps spawned right here in the good ol' US of A (a species known as HOMO ABOMINUM AMERICANA if you want to get technical about it…) like SKINNER SWEET and our gal PEARL are only vulnerable to one thing: GOLD. A fact that Pearl learned WAAAAY back in issue 5.
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Last week I gave a few clues about what’s coming up in 2012. One of the clues was “do you remember the Nocturnes?” Well, I was talking about AMERICAN VAMPIRE. The Nocturnes are a band that you’ll be seeing soon in the pages of AV in a two-part story called (duh) “The Nocturnes” with incredible art by Roger Cruz. Some of you might think you know Roger Cruz, but trust me, you don’t.
Mark Doyle here, editor of AMERICAN VAMPIRE, NORTHLANDERS and SWEET TOOTH. Every Monday I’ll be popping by the Vertigo blog to give you a glimpse of what’s flying across my desk these days. Since it’s a New Year, I thought I would give a little tease of things to come. Three clues, three books, do you know which clue applies to which title? All good things must come to an end.
Looking for the perfect book to get your friends and loved ones? Check out these holiday gift guide recommendations: USA TODAY’s Gift Ideas for the Comic Book Fan includes 100 BULLETS Deluxe Edition and Graphic Novels To Get You in the Holiday Spirit includes A FLIGHT OF ANGELS. CNN/Geek Out includes AMERICAN VAMPIRE in their Holiday Gift Guide.
We’re about to look into the future. Look for these Vertigo titles to be published in Summer 2012. Please keep in mind this information is not final and may be subject to change. Coming in May 2012: AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL.
“Beast in the Cave” continues. In the middle of the brutal Indian Wars an unspeakable evil is released on the world. Meanwhile, the friendship of Skinner Sweet and James Book is starting to fracture. AMERICAN VAMPIRE #20 (on sale next Wednesday) features amazing guest art by the legendary Jordi Bernet (Torpedo, JONAH HEX). [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]