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From The Editor's Desk: Mark Doyle

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.


“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"]

A lost tale of Skinner Sweet

Skinner Sweet was once a child growing up in the 1880s and his best friend was none other than . . . James Book! Featuring art by the legendary Jordi Bernet (Torpedo, JONAH HEX), The Beast in the Cave begins a 3 issue story about their involvement in the brutal Indian Wars, and an ancient evil hidden in the heart of the Old West. AMERICAN VAMPIRE #19 begins Wednesday. Here’s a look inside:

The SCREAM 2011 nominees include…

We’re pleased to announce that the following Vertigo and DC Comics titles were nominated for The 2011 SCREAM AWARDS: DAYTRIPPER by Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon and AMERICAN VAMPIRE by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque for Best Comic Book or Graphic Novel


A groundbreaking discovery from the Theban Hills in Egypt in 1915 leads Dr. Pavel to travel the world in the hopes of finding more to aid in his research. Now in Romania, vampire hunters Felicia Book and Cash McCogan meet up with Dr. Pavel and escape the catacombs beneath the Nazi castle with the rumored vampire cure, but will it work? AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST #4 by Scott Snyder and artist Sean Murphy hits stores Wednesday. [gallery link="file"]


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