The Father of Modern Zombie Movies meets the artist who gave us Marvel Zombies, in George Romero’s zombie comic, Empire of the Dead. Check out the press release:
Veteran film maker GEORGE ROMERO single-handedly helped kick-start the zombie genre back in the 1960s and during his new tenure at Marvel he could not have made a better team-up up then with modern day monster maestro, ‘Zombie King’ ARTHUR SUYDAM for a classic meeting of old and new on the Marvel Comics Empire of the Dead series.
Empire of the Dead #2 is scheduled for release February 26 and Empire of the Dead #3 is scheduled for release March 26, 2014 and all the zombified NYC variant covers will be done by award winning ´Zombie King´ Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies, Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth, Ghost Rider, Moon Knight, Wolverine), with script by George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, The Crazies, Creepshow) and interior art by Alex Maleev (Daredevil, Spider-Woman, Moon Knight, Scarlet).
George Romero’s Empire of the Dead #2 (of 5)
Story: George Romero
Art: Alex Maleev
Cover: Alex Maleev
Variant Cover: ´Zombie King´ Arthur Suydam
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: Wed, February 26th, 2014
This February, Zombie Godfather George Romero’s next undead epic continues in EMPIRE OF THE DEAD #2 – written by George Romero and drawn by critically acclaimed artist Alex Maleev with gruesome variant cover by ´Zombie King´ Arthur Suydam!
Something is rotten in the big apple. And it’s not just the rotten flesh of the Zombies overrunning Manhattan! Deep in the pit of the bloody Circus Maximus – the undead battle for the amusement of the living. But not all here is as it seems. Amid the fury of the arena, vampires roam New York City, hiding in plain sight! What menacing secrets lie in the dark corners of the once bustling metropolis? And when the zombies and vampires prowl – where does that leave the humans?
Find out in GEORGE ROMERO’S EMPIRE OF THE DEAD #2 and order now the ‘Zombie King’ Arthur Suydam variant cover!
Empire Of The Dead #3
This March, the pulse-pounding horror epic continues in EMPIRE OF THE DEAD #3 – from the mind of Zombie Godfather George Romero and drawn by critically acclaimed artist Alex Maleev with gruesome variant cover by ´Zombie King´ Arthur Suydam!
Zombies roam the streets of a plague-ridden Manhattan by day. And Vampires feast on humans by night! Something is rotten in the big apple. Someone moves to strike against the mayor from the shadows. Who is the firecracker known as Dixie Peach? And as whispers of a full-scale zombie uprising stir – where does that leave the last remaining humans?
Find out when GEORGE ROMERO’S EMPIRE OF THE DEAD #3 shambles its way into comic shops this March and order now the ‘Zombie King’ Arthur Suydam variant cover!!
GEORGE ROMERO EMPIRE OF THE DEAD 3 (JAN140746)
Written by GEORGE ROMERO
Art & Cover by ALEX MALEEV
NYC Variant by ´Zombie King´ ARTHUR SUYDAM (JAN140747)
FOC – 3/3/14, On-Sale – 3/26/14