A Hunter's Guide
By Joseph McCullough
(Osprey Publishing, Paperback, 9781849083959, 80pp.)
Publication Date: October 19, 2010
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The dead have always stalked the dark corners of the earth. Since World War II, the number of zombie outbreaks has increased every year, while governments desperately try to cover up the facts.
Zombies: A Hunter's Guide contains all of the information necessary to recognize and combat this growing threat. Beginning with an explanation of the historical origins of zombies, it follows their history straight through to the threat they pose to the world today. All varieties of zombie are catalogued and examined, giving their strengths and weakness, with a special emphasis on recognition and elimination. Finally, the book covers the tactics and equipment used in zombie fighting. Accompanied by numerous full-color reconstructions to help with identification, this book is a must for anyone on the frontlines of the Zombie Wars.
Joseph A McCullough is the author of numerous dark fantasy short stories that have appeared in various books and magazines such as Black Gate, Lords of Swords, and Adventure Mystery Tales. He also wrote Rise, Alabama! a zombie supplement for the popular Savage Worlds role-playing system. He currently resides in Oxford, passing his days in dark research in the tenebrous corners of the Bodleian Library.
"The book catalogs and examines all varieties of zombies. It gives their strengths and weaknesses, highlighting recognition and elimination. The author also covers tactics and equipment used in zombie fighting. Full-color artwork is included throughout. Eight single page figure artwork and mini-scenes including images of the Atomic Zombie, Plague Zombie, Zombie masters and Zombie animals; a single-page tactical diagram showing anti-zombie tactics and double-page battle scene." -www.mataka.org (November 2010)