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WPR First Look: Marvel and George A. Romero’s Empire of the Dead #1

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Can the zombie godfather create a comic that you absolutely have to read? Look at our preview of Empire of the Dead #1 and find out.

Empire of the Dead Cover

Empire of the Dead Cover

GEORGE A. ROMERO EMPIRE OF THE DEAD #1
Written by GEORGE A. ROMERO
Art by ALEX MALEEV
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM
On-Sale – 01/08/14

Synopsis: Welcome to New York City years after a horrifying plague has swept the nation. The Big Apple is a quarantine zone – but that doesn’t guarantee safety inside! Flesh-eating zombies roam within the remains of Manhattan – and they are not alone. Vampires lurk in the shadows as well, feasting on the living and the undead alike – and no one is safe!

“Like a surgeon, George Romero is once again using the horror genre as a scalpel, cutting through the surface of everyday life to expose society’s undercurrents,” said editor Bill Rosemann. “One could say that the vampires are the Haves and the zombies are the Have-Nots. And us poor humans? We’re the ones getting caught in the crossfire of their escalating war. It’s a violent clash indeed, and Alex Maleev is bringing this undead battle to horrifying – but beautiful – life!”

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