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A Double Bite of American Vampire in June

Vertigo unveils the covers to June's two issues.

American Vampire #16 cover by Rafael Albuquerque 
What's better than an issue of American Vampire by Scott Snyder? How about two issues? Month after month, Snyder, Vertigo and co. prove that American Vampire is not just another vampire series. I'll admit I was a little hesitant when the series was first announced but based on Vertigo's track record, I gave it a shot...and was hooked. 
 
This June, readers will be treated to two different American Vampire series, the regular and a miniseries. Why two series? Why not? Today, Vertigo has unveiled the covers to June's issues along with some information on the issues. 
 
In American Vampire #16 by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque, the "Ghost War" rages on in the Pacific. Things don't look good for the heroes when something terrible crawls out of the caves of Taipan. Meanwhile, the U.S. military plans for the island reach a boiling point and Henry's unit is caught in the middle. If the continuation of this story wasn't enough, the truth about Skinner Sweet's past is revealed! 
 
What's the miniseries about? 
 == TEASER == 
 American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest #1 cover by Sean Murphy
American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest is a five-part miniseries written by Scott Snyder, with art by hot artist, Sean Murphy (Joe the Barbarian). The series is set to expand the mythology with a story and history that changes things forever. 

It’s WWII in Nazi-occupied  Romania  as vampire hunters Felicia Book and Cash McCogan go behind enemy lines with the secret organization known as the Vassals of the Morningstar in search of a rumored vampire cure. But their haunted, twisted past with Skinner Sweet makes the mission more difficult than they imagined.    

The nice thing about American Vampire, you can pretty easily jump into it at the beginning of each arc. It obviously helps to have read the past issues and you really owe it to yourself to check them out (the first trade is out and the second volume is due in May).  
 
One of the things I've been enjoying about the series is how time progresses. We seeing the story of Skinner and others as they go forward in their timeline. I wonder if we'll eventually see the series reach modern times and even beyond?
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Posted by AFArtist1973

When AV came out the first time, I was intrigued, but not enough to bite... pardon the pun.  Hearing about the buzz  on this, I might sink my teeth into it now.  Sorry, couldnt resist.  Looking forward to seeing more opinions on this.  --Jim
Posted by Fhiz

the awesomeness... is overwhelming 

Posted by Billy Batson
yay
Posted by NightFang
@Fhiz said:
" the awesomeness... is overwhelming  "
              Yep.
Posted by Doctor!!!!!

Dang Nazi Fangers! 
I'm overwhelmed or just whelmed....

Posted by The Impersonator

I need more blood.

Posted by NightFang
@Doctor!!!!! said:
"Dang Nazi Fangers!"
              I wonder how the Doctor would handy Nazi vamps? 
Posted by Xenozoic Shaman

Excellent.  I've like nearly every issue so far.  Great series.

Posted by TDK_1997

I like American Vampire series

Posted by aztek_the_lost

American Vampire + Sean Murphy = COMIC GOLD!

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Posted by Doctor!!!!!
@NightFang said:
" @Doctor!!!!! said:
"Dang Nazi Fangers!"
              I wonder how the Doctor would handy Nazi vamps?  "

I know exactly how........ use the sonic srewdriver to irratate the Vampires fangs intill they shatter.
Posted by Out_of_Space

cool.

Posted by mysticflame

I haven't read this before, but it sounds interesting, I might check it out.   

Posted by spystreak

NAZI VAMPIRES epic win! where have I seen this before  
  
Posted by carnivalofsins00

Yes! I can;t wait. I was lucky enough to talk to Sean Murphy a bit about this. =]

Posted by Xenozoic Shaman

Question is, do the Nazi werewolves from "American Vampire in London" grudgingly work alongside them?

Posted by .Mistress Redhead.

I really need to start reading this!

Posted by Sammo21
@spystreak: Hellsing Ultimate OVA ftw
Posted by kennybaese

The first American Vampire trade keeps tempting me and I still haven't picked it up. Maybe I'll have to finally take the plunge.

Posted by SlightConfuse

sean murphy has me intrigued. just ordered the first trade

Posted by James735

 I'm drooling for this! :)

Posted by Nefarious

Wicked.

Posted by VprVnmSRT10

I just got the first couple of issues based on a review by iFanboy and Totally Rad Show. I haven't read them as yet.  
 
I love Vampires so I would be quite intrigued to see how it turns out.  
 
Looks like I have another series to collect.

Posted by carnivalofsins00

I forgot to mention before, but about that last part of the article, Scott Snyder teased at the Midtown Comics Book Club that was held in New York City last month that he has an idea where he will end the series in modern times. So yeah. Exciting.

Posted by CombatSpoon86

I love american vampire, i had to get the first trade, and then catch up with singles, i must say money well spent, n haven't back