Deadworld: War of the Dead

Deadworld: War of the Dead

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Overview

For the first time Deadworld in full color!

Before there was The Walking Dead there was Deadworld. Considered by many to be the godfather of the original zombie comic with over 100 issues and graphic novels in print and over 1,000,000 copies sold, Deadworld ripped into the undead with intelligent zombies on a mission and a group of poor teens riding in a school bus desperately try to stay one step ahead of the sadistic, Harley-riding King Zombie.

Designed to stand on its own, the story line picks up the pieces of Deadworld: Slaughterhouse as it returns to the sanctuary known as Safe Haven. A small outpost, remnants of a twisted scientist's scheme gone wrong to defeat the plague, holds out against the army of King Zombie. Their secret weapon are the Lepers - victims of a bizarre experiment that left them with dead skin in breathing husks...with flesh that even zombies won't touch. It is a war of intelligence versus primal instincts - the will to survive against the craving for flesh. It is a war of those with dead carcasses inhabited by living minds against those that are totally lifeless. It is a War of the Dead.

Collects Deadworld: War of the Dead comic series issues #1-5.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635298406
Publisher: Caliber Comics
Publication date: 05/28/2020
Series: Deadworld
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Gary Reed has written Deadworld for nearly two decades and along the way he has written and created a number of memorable comic series including Saint Germaine, Renfield, Red Dairies, and of course, his Harvey Awards nominated, Baker Street. He has had books published by Penguin, Image, IDW, Simon and Schuster, Actionoplis, and of course, Caliber Comics, a company he founded in 1988. His Deadworld series have been nominated for numerous awards including Comic Monsters, Horror Net, Shel Dorf Awards, and has won three Ghastly Awards for the "Best in Horror" annual awards in the mini-series and original graphic novel categories. When not writing, Gary was an Adjunct Professor of Biology at a college in Ann Arbor, MI until his passing in October 2016.

Sami Makkonen is probably best known from his four volumes for the Eisner Award nominated Hatter M series which has made the NY Times best-selling list. Other works include Ryse: Sword of Damocles, a digital interactive graphic novel for Microsoft and covers for Clive Barker's Hellraiser series. Sami early on also completed a graphic novel called "Blue" from Desperado Publishing. He was also a recipient of the Sarjas Award for Best Fantasy Comic and he has been nominated for a number of other awards including the Ghastly Awards for horror work. He has contributed to a number of other projects such as anthologies including the Webcomic of the Year, the Split Lip Horror Anthology.

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