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Deadworld: Classics


At long last, the books that zombie fans have been clamoring for---the original Deadworld series as illustrated by Vince Locke. Out of print for over a decade, the early Deadworld helped to launch the zombie craze.

Reviews on Deadworld Classics and the original series.
"...amongst the most essential horror titles of the last twenty years." ---Peter Normanton, From the Tomb Magazine
"The best, in my humble opinion, of the zombie comics..." ---Thomas E. Sniegoski, writer of Buffy Vampire Slayer and Batman
“IDW’s first volume of the original epic zombie comic was a must buy for me.” ---Fangoria
“Deadworld is a grand experiment and really has a special place in the history of horror comics.” —Comic Book Therapy 
“This is one of the classic zombie epics and it's great that new fans will be able to enjoy the epic.” ---Yahoo Voices
The best of the zombie comics I've read.” --- GoodReads.com
“Merry mordant fun and well worth stalking…” ---Now Read This!

Deadworld Classic Book One:
In addition to the first 8 issues of the original series, this first volume will be a collection of Vince Locke artwork including pinups, covers, design elements as well as the original eight-page Deadworld story drawn by Vince and has never seen print before! See why Deadworld has become known as the "grand-daddy" of all zombie comics. With Deadworld signed for a feature film, with scripting by X-Men and Watchmen's David Hayter, now is your chance to get to the "meat of the story."

Written by
Stu Kerr, Ralph Griffith, Vince Locke

Art by
Vince Locke

Black and white, 288 pages,  ISBN: 978-1-60010-817-4
Deadworld Classic Book Two:
In this second volume, Issues 9-16 are here as our young adventurers are rescued, not realizing they’re plunged into the horrors they couldn’t even imagine.   Joining Vince are Mark Bloodworth and The Crow’s James O’Barr steps in to ink an issue as the Vince Locke issues conclude.  In addition, some of Vince's short stories are included. The art gallery features some of Vince’s design work in t-shirts, ads, etc. plus the original covers in ink before they were colored. 

Written by
Jack Herman, Vince Locke, Gary Reed

Art by:
Vince Locke, Scott Parrish, Mark Bloodworth, James O’Barr, Paul Daly

Black and white, 272 pages,  Diamond Order #- APR11 0391