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First Look: AMERICAN VAMPIRE ANTHOLOGY

It's going to be a party. Check out all the creators that are attending.

Things have felt a little empty since AMERICAN VAMPIRE has gone on hiatus. It's understandable as Scott Snyder is delivering great issues of BATMAN, SUPERMAN UNCHAINED and THE WAKE. But we'll be getting something later this month.

The AMERICAN VAMPIRE ANTHOLOGY has been announced with an army of great creators taking part. Vertigo has just released a preview for the issue that lands in store later this month.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE ANTHOLOGY

Written by: Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Gabrial Ba, Fabio Moon, Varios

Art by: Becky Cloonan, Rafael Albuquerque, Jeff Lemire, Gabrial Ba, Fabio Moon, Francesco Francavilla, Declan Shalvey, Various

Cover: Rafael Albuquerque

Color/B&W: Color

Page Count: 80

U.S. Price: 7.99

On Sale Date: Aug 28 2013

Source: Vertigo

20 Comments
Posted by wessaari

I am so looking forward to finally having American Vampire back, hopefully this will hold me up til December!

Posted by Falconer

I hope that Simone's story doesn't ruin the rest of this.

Posted by Mucklefluga

Greg Rucka's involved? I'm in. I haven't even read any AV at all.

Posted by fallbrigade

Oh gash darn, I can't seem to contain my excitement. Another reason for the month of August to finish up quickly! Can't wait!!

Posted by jointron33

Could care less about vampires, but Rucka back at DC?........

My body.......my body is ready.....................................

Posted by RedLantern23

Cant wait! Absolutely love this series

Posted by longbowhunter

I'll probably wait on this. I always read AV in trade. It's going to be tough seeing as how Jeff Lemire and Greg Rucka are literally two of my all time favorite writers.

Posted by mcbean

AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME I CAN'T WAIT

Posted by thenexusrebound

American Vampire is returning my body is so ready!

Edited by darknightspideyfanboy

@jointron33: im sorry but dc own vertigo? didnt know that havent been reading comic very long

Edited by jointron33
Edited by nappystr8

This is a really cool idea. It's great that we have comics that have a strong unified vision from the ideas of a single creative team. But often with the rich characters and worlds these series build, seeing that world through a completely different perspective is exciting. I'm not really into vampires, but I would like to see this idea of the anthology one-shot brought to other Vertigo properties.

Posted by jaytiz27

Wow!!! A lot of love for AV in the comments, I should probably check the series out. This is the only Scott Snyder series I haven't read any of. I haven't bother yet because twilight has left a very bitter taste in my mouth about vampires.

Posted by DonFelipe

Sweet! I'm pretty sure I will love this anthology.

... I would like to see this idea of the anthology one-shot brought to other Vertigo properties.

That would be great!

In the last couple of years Vertigo released a bunch of anthology titles -- Strange Adventures, The Unexpected, Mystery in Space, Ghosts, Time Warp -- but this seems to be the first one based on an ongoing series. All the aforementioned anthologies are great by the way.

Posted by longbowhunter

@donfelipe: I recently bought all those Vertigo anthologies. I've become somewhat of a Jeff Lemire completist. So many fun and fantastic stories. Looking forward to the Witching Hour in October.

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Gosh American Vampire is such a great book...I'm so psyched for this!

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

in there like swimwear

Edited by Rabbitearsblog

YES!!! American Vampire is finally back!!! I can't wait to check this out!!!

Posted by RoboShark

Wow. That is a crazy amount of talent.