The GeeksverseIDW Lifts Zombie Ban

IDW Lifts Zombie Ban
Published on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 by

Zombies are not automatically on my reading list, but an upcoming title has piqued my interest.Check out this historic title from IDW. The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics open for another epic dose of terror May 30th!IDW has brought zombies to their comic pages before, in itself the undead are nothing new. Keep in mind that they publish 30 Days of Night and Infestation. Bringing these historic zombie tales to print is new to the modern comic reader. Check out the preview image after the article.

IDW LIFTS BAN!

San Diego, CA (May 29, 2012) – In the shuffling, deranged footsteps of Dick Briefer’s Frankenstein and Bob Powell’s Terror comes a thrilling, spine-tingling collection of classic, taboo horror comics.  Hitting shelves with a vengeance tomorrow, IDW Publishing and Yoe Books are proud to present ZOMBIES!

It’s difficult to imagine an era where work from comics titans like Wally Wood, Gene Colan, Bob Powell, Reed Crandall, Jack Cole, and Lou Cameron was kept away from readers, but these 1950’s zombie tales were so terrifying, parents and politicians the nation over made sure they were banned!

Conjured back to print by Eisner-winning Editor and designer Craig Yoe, these classic, lost tales are being reproduced in astonishing detail in a beautiful hardcover edition that belies the unstoppable, macabre forces within!

Complete with an introduction by the book’s co-Editor Steve “Karswell” Banes, host of the popular “The Horrors of It All” vintage comics blog, ZOMBIES is a must-own tome for lovers of the undead!

Craig Yoe is available for convention appearances and interviews with the press in regards to this and his other books. Find Yoe Books’ online at http://yoebooks.com and http://www.youtube.com/theyoetube.


ZOMBIES ($21.99, 148 pages, hard cover, full color) will be available in comic book stores May 29, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61377-213-3.

Visit IDWPublishing.com to learn more about the company and its top-selling books. IDW can also be found at http://www.facebook.com/#!/idwpublishing and http://tumblr.idwpublishing.com/ and on Twitter at @idwpublishing.

About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coasts Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, while Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

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