Stephen King’s American Vampire, Volume 1

This 200 page hardcover volume ($24.99) follows two stories: one written by Snyder and one written by King. Snyder’s story is set in 1920’s LA, we follow Pearl, a young woman who is turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European Vampires who tortured and abused her. This story is paired with King’s story, a western about Skinner Sweet, the original American Vampire— a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before with rattlesnake fangs and powered by the sun.

Along with the first five issues of the hit Vertigo series — written by Scott Snyder and Stephen King, with art by Rafael Albuquerque – American Vampire, Volume 1 includes:

– All five variant covers, with art by Jim Lee, Bernie Wrightson, Andy Kubert, J.H. Williams III, and Paul Pope
– An introduction by Stephen King
– An afterword by Scott Snyder
– A sketchbook section featuring Rafael Albuquerque’s cover sketches and character designs
– Sample script pages by Snyder and King, along with the corresponding art by Albuquerque in black and white

Stephen King’s American Vampire, Volume 1 will be available on September 29th in comic stores and October 5th everywhere books are sold!

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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