American Vampire Vol. 5

By Scott Snyder; Rafael Albuquerque (Illustrator); Dustin Nguyen (Illustrator)
(Vertigo, Hardcover, 9781401237707, 280pp.)

Publication Date: April 2, 2013

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Description

A New York Times best seller!

In the first story, series mainstays Skinner Sweet, Pearl and company return to Hollywood in the '50s during the Red Scare. In a time where America was on the lookout for the next Communist threat, was the real danger something far more insidious? A major turning point in AMERICAN VAMPIRE lore begins here!

In the second tale, familiar face and vampire hunter Felicia Book is "retired" from vampire hunting when she gets called back into action to track down and kill the most powerful vampire of all time. The hunt takes our heroes through post-war Europe, behind the Iron Curtain and into the heart of Russia to track this deadly enemy...

Writer Scott Snyder (BATMAN, SWAMP THING) and artist Rafael Albuquerque bring together even more threads to the complex tapestry that is the world of AMERICAN VAMPIRE.




About the Author

Scott Snyder has been published in Zoetrope, Tin House, One-Story, Epoch, Small Spiral Notebook and other journals. He most recently has co-written AMERICAN VAMPIRE for Vertigo/DC Comics, along with horror-master Stephen King, BATMAN, DETECTIVE COMICS and SWAMP THING.




Praise For American Vampire Vol. 5

"Looking for a vampire story with some real bite? Then, boys and girls, Scott Snyder has a comic book for you."—USA WEEKEND

"Very smart, knowledgeable stuff."—ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

"American Vampire continues to be one of the most exciting, bold and horrific new series"—BUZZFOCUS

"One hell of a satisfying package...a rich, textured romp through vampire Americana, in such a fun way as to suggest the possibilities of this vehicle are as endless as the lives of the undead."—IGN

"AMERICAN VAMPIRE is full of amazing dialogue and great characterization, simply an amazing book that begs to be picked up."—AINT IT COOL NEWS

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