This week, the editors at AMAZON.COM released their picks for Best Books of the Year. Making their list of top Comics and Graphic Novels for 2013 was BATMAN VOL. 3: DEATH OF THE FAMILY, THE UNWRITTEN: TOMMY TAYLOR AND THE SHIP THAT SANK TWICE and SOLO: THE DELUXE EDITION.
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The long awaited return of AMERICAN VAMPIRE is nearing. Set to ramp up in March 2014, the series picks up with our favorite vampires in the notorious 1960s. What’s in store for Skinner Sweet and Pearl Jones? We’ll have to wait and see.
"AMERICAN VAMPIRE definitely has a special flavor,” says series artist and co-creator Rafael Albuquerque. “After working daily with these characters for so long, Scott and I feel connected to them, just as if they were real people, somehow. Returning to that feels like getting back home after a long, long trip."
When it comes to defying expectations, look no further than Vertigo.
A mature readers imprint of DC Comics, Vertigo has long upheld a standard of mind-bendingly awesome storytelling with such award-winning classics like V for Vendetta, Hellblazer, Preacher, 100 Bullets, Fables, Y: The Last Man, Neil Gaiman's Sandman (all of which easily rank as some of our favorite comic series of all time), and so much more.
You are cordially invited to a party—to die for!
This month AMERICAN VAMPIRE arrives with an anthology featuring an array of stories set in the world of AMERICAN VAMPIRE. With “lost tales,” new characters and old favorites, these incredible stories are told some of the most talented writers and artists in the industry. Here’s the full line-up:
“The Man Comes Around” written by series creator Scott Snyder and illustrated by co-creator and ongoing series artist Rafael Albuquerque
“Portland 1940” written by Greg Rucka and illustrated by J.P. Leon
THE WAKE #1 has sold out, and will be going back to press for its second printing! From the critically acclaimed, creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Sean Murphy, this debut issue features a miraculous yet terrifying discovery in the depths of the Arctic Circle.
It’s a sci-fi/horror epic that explores the horrors of the deep, probes the origins of human history, and leaps far beyond to a frightening future.
We wanted to take a moment to rewind and give you a second look at an insider reference that caught our eye in THE WAKE #1, a new limited sci-fi/horror series from Scott Snyder (BATMAN, AMERICAN VAMPIRE, SUPERMAN UNCHAINED) and artist Sean Murphy (PUNK ROCK JESUS), in stores now.