While Scott Snyder's work on Batman has made him immensely popular among readers, the title that he first made his name on, and possibly the one most important to him, is American Vampire, his creator-owned series for Vertigo. Written by Snyder and illustrated by co-creator Rafael Albuquerque, American Vampire is the tale of Pearl, an aspiring actress turned into an ageless vampire in the 1920s. Through the lens of Pearl and her life, Snyder and Albuquerque explore the rise of America, from the 1920s up to, eventually, the present day.
The Eisner Award-winning series has been on hiatus since issue #34 in January, but to help fill the void for readers, Vertigo is releasing anAmerican Vampire anthology, with nine short stories from an impressive line up of creators: Greg Rucka, Becky Cloonan, Jason Aaron, John Paul Leon, Francesco Francavilla, Gail Simone, Jeff Lemire, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon, Declan Shalvey and more. You can check out the full lineup, plus preview art from the issue, below.
Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá are from São Paolo, Brazil. It's their home, where they were raised, and where much of their most personal comics work, like De:Tales and Daytripper, is set. They have a deep emotional attachment to the city and country they love. As such, when the recent recent protests across São Paolo -- stemming from a rise in bus fares that is seen by many in the country as a reflection of political corruption -- began to turn violent, the Brazilian twins were compelled to explore their feelings on the subject the way they so often do: through their art.
On sale this week is B.P.R.D.: Vampire#1, a direct follow-up to B.P.R.D.: 1948, written (with an assist by Mike Mignola) and drawn by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá, colored by Dave Stewart, and lettered by Clem Robins. "Is it pretty?" you a
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