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American Vampire Volume 1 - The Comic Book Vault

American Vampire Volume 1


  • 1999

Volume 1. Collects American Vampire (2010 Vertigo) #1-5. Written by SCOTT SNYDER and STEPHEN KING. Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE. From writers Scott Snyder and Stephen King, AMERICAN VAMPIRE introduces a new strain of vampire - a more vicious species - and traces the creatures' bloodline through decades of American history. This first hardcover volume of the critically acclaimed series collects issues #1-5 and follows two stories: one written by Snyder and one written by King, both with art by future superstar Rafael Albuquerque. Snyder's tale follows Pearl, a young woman living in 1920s Los Angeles, who is brutally turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European monsters who tortured and abused her. And in King's story set in the days of America's Wild West, readers learn the origin of Skinner Sweet, the original American vampire - a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before. Don't miss out as Snyder and King set fire to the horror genre with this visionary, all-original take on one of the most popular monster stories! This beautiful collection features a new introduction by Stephen King and bonus art including character sketches, variant covers and more! PLUS: Afterword by Scott Snyder; sample script pages by Snyder and King, along with corresponding black & white art by Albuquerque; a sketchbook section featuring Albuquerque's cover sketches and character designs; and the variant covers for #1-5 by JIM LEE, BERNIE WRIGHTSON, ANDY KUBERT, J.H. WILLIAMS III and PAUL POPE. Softcover, 192 pages, full color. MATURE READERS Cover price $19.99

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