Empire of the Dead

Act One

By George A. Romero; Alex Maleev (Illustrator); Stan Lee (Introduction by)
(Marvel Comics, Paperback, 9780785185178, 128pp.)

Publication Date: August 5, 2014

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Description
Zombie godfather George Romero unleashes his next undead epic - as an all-new Marvel comic Welcome to New York City years after the undead plague has erupted...but just because Manhattan has been quarantined, don't think that everyone inside is safe Not only do flesh-eaters roam Manhattan, but there's another ancient predator that has taken a bloody bite out of the Big Apple: vampires rule the city But who is plotting against the Mayor? Is there a zombie uprising afoot? Who is the firecracker known as Dixie Peach? And in the pit of the bloody Circus Maximus, can anything stop the unchained fury of the zombie gladiator known as Zanzibar? It's zombies vs. vampires - with humans caught in the crossfire COLLECTING: George Romero's Empire Of Th e Dead: Act One 1-5.



About the Author
George A. Romero is a legendary American filmmaker and screenwriter whose fifteen directorial credits include the horror classics "Night of the Living Dead "(1968), "Dawn of the Dead "(1978), and "Day of the Dead" (1985). "The New York Times" named "Dawn of the Dead" as one of "The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made."

Acclaimed artist Alex Maleev previously collaborated with Brian Bendis on Image Comics' Sam and Twitch. His is also known for his work on the groundbreaking Batman: No Man's Land.

Stan Lee is the co-creator of many of the Marvel Comics iconic heroes, including Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, Daredevil, Thor, Doctor Strange, Nick Fury, and the X-Men. His movie and television work includes cameo roles in most of the Marvel Comics movies, co-creating and hosting the TV reality show Who Wants to Be a Superhero?, and voice work on many of the Marvel animated series, including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, and Super Hero Squad Show.


NPR
Sunday, Jul 20, 2014

"There's nothing scarier than the neighbors," says Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero. His latest zombie tale is a comic book set in New York City called The Empire of the Dead. More at NPR.org

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