Category Archives: Books & Comics

Zombie-related books, comics and graphic novels

‘Rex Zombie Killer’ Out Today!

Gotham City has Ace the Bat-Hound.  Metropolis has Krypto.  The zombie apocalypse has Rex!  Rex is a super-intelligent, undead-battling, Golden Retriever and the star of Big Dog Ink‘s newest comic book series, Rex, Zombie Killer.  In the book, Rex and his pack of animal friends travel across a zombie-ridden world looking for a home.  The comic is written by Rob Anderson and illustrated by DaFu Yu.  Rex, Zombie Killer will hit most stores by May 2, 2012.  Check out images and more on the comic’s official Facebook page.

‘The Walking Dead: The Game’ Now Available on Mac, PC

Telltale Games’ newest action/adventure game, The Walking Dead: The Game, is available for download today, April 24, 2012.  The video game–based on Robert Kirkman’s comic book series The Walking Dead–is being released as a series of monthly “episodes.”  The first episode, titled “A New Day,” is out for Mac and PC today and hits the PlayStation Network tomorrow.  The Xbox Live version is coming soon.  Check out the trailer below, and learn more on the game’s official website.

New WALKING DEAD Novel Arrives in October

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the sequel to The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor will be released October 16, 2012.  The novel, titled The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury, is the second book in the planned trilogy of novels based on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic book series.  The Road to Woodbury, like Rise of The Governor, focuses on the origins of “The Governor,” a popular villain from the The Walking Dead comic.  The novel is being written by Kirkman along with horror writer, Jay Bonansinga.

Full-Length Trailer for Telltale’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Game

Telltale Games has released a new trailer for their upcoming video game based on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead.  The trailer highlights the action adventure game’s blending of 2D and 3D models to create a comic book-like art style.  The Walking Dead: The Game will be released on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network as a series of monthly “episodes.”  The first episode will be available in April 2012.  Check out the trailer below, and learn more on the game’s official website.

 

Free Digital Zombie Comic from Mark Waid

Comic book author, Mark Waid (Superman: Birthright, Kingdom Come, Daredevil), has written a short zombie graphic novel with artist Jeremy Rock, and he has released it online as a free digital comic.  The comic, titled Luther, is about survivors in a post-apocalyptic world who clean up zombie “roadkill.”  The zombie tale is available on Waid’s website as a pdf file.  Hit the link and check it out!  You can’t get a better price than free!

Walking Dead’s Michonne is headed to Playboy

The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Robert Kirkman is publishing a prequel story to his popular The Walking Dead comic series.  The comic will focus on the back-story of series favorite Michonne.  The special 6-page issue will appear in the April issue of Playboy.  Check out a sneak peak at The Hollywood Reporter.

Chiller’s ‘Remains’ – What did you think?

Chiller, the horror cable channel, aired their original zombie movie Remains over the weekend.  Remains–based on the comic book series of the same name by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) and Kieron Dwyer–tells the story of a group of zombie apocalypse survivors holed up in a Reno, Nevada casino.  If you caught the film’s premiere, let us know what you thought in the comments below.