1. Coinciding with the release of the film adaptation of Max Brooks’ World War Z, Avatar Press unleashes the first issue in a new miniseries by Brooks himself!
2. Extinction Parade builds off of a Brooks short story from 2010, allowing him to expand the world he created earlier!
3. The story itself focuses on a period of time where the zombie infestation of Earth has dwindled the human population to a point where the vampire community, which has existed in secret since the beginning of time, has begun to worry about their diminishing food supply.
4. In short, that’s vampires vs. zombies vs. humans written by zombie specialist, Max Brooks!
1. Golden age war comics and modern age post-apocalyptic narratives slam together in IDW‘s Wild Blue Yonder!
2. A young female fighter pilot named Cola battles for survival in an Earth that has become so overpopulated that most of humanity has left the ground for survival.
3. Zack Howard, artist on Joe Hill’s The Cape, created and funded this series through Kickstarter, touting it as a personal passion project, which usually bodes well for the quality of the story.
4. Expect high-octane action sequences, as Cola fights to defend her legendary airship, The Dawn, from air pirates and other baddies.
1. Chris Roberson’s (iZombie, Memorial) acclaimed Edison Rex series is now out in trade paperback!
2. After a week where the spotlight has been on Superman, Edison Rex turns it to a Luthor-esque baddie.
3. Following years of evil plans and strategies, Edison Rex has finally defeated Valiant, his arch-rival and protector of Earth. But what does he do after that? Who is he when he’s not defined by the good guy he fought for so long?
4. Following in the footsteps of post-modern, self-referential comic works like Watchmen (though this is a smidge lighter in tone) and Top Ten, Edison Rex brims with in-jokes and references to comic history!
1. You thought they were out, but they’re getting pulled back in!
2. Nearly four years after the legendary Vertigo series ended, Brian Azzarello (Wonder Woman) and Eduardo Risso (Flashpoint: Batman) have returned to add a post-script to their epic crime series.
3. Brother Lono picks up after the violent events of the 100 Bullets conclusion, following Lono (who was last seen getting shot in the chest) as he hides out in Mexico.
4. How many series gain an extra chapter after concluding their story, by the original creative team, and almost a half-decade after the last issue came out? None, that’s the answer. Be sure to pick-up this over-sized first issue of this comic event!