American Vampire #1 [Direct]
(May 2010)

DC, 2010 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
Vertigo
Barcode:
76194129003400111
Editing:
Mark Doyle
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[Cover A] (Table of Contents)

American Vampire / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rafael Albuquerque
Inks:
Rafael Albuquerque
Colors:
Rafael Albuquerque ?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Pearl Jones
Reprints:

Big Break (Table of Contents)

American Vampire / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Snyder
Pencils:
Rafael Albuquerque
Inks:
Rafael Albuquerque
Colors:
Dave McCaig
Letters:
Steve Wands

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Bernard "BD" Bloch; Hattie Hargrove; Pearl Jones; Henry Preston; Skinner Sweet
Synopsis:
Hard working Pearl Jones gets a chance to read with movie star Chase Hamilton while on the set as an extras in 1925 Hollywood. He invites her to an exclusive party hosted by the film's producer -- an influential man with an appetite.
Reprints:

Bad Blood (Table of Contents)

American Vampire / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen King
Pencils:
Rafael Albuquerque
Inks:
Rafael Albuquerque
Colors:
Dave McCaig
Letters:
Steve Wands

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
James Book; Will Bunting; Felix Camillo; Bram Percy; Skinner Sweet
Synopsis:
Will Bunting's book chronicles the strange affair of Skinner Sweet. His tale opens on a train departing Sidewinder, Colorado in 1880. Pinkerton agent James Book is a celebrated hero for capturing the infamous outlaw and is joined by writers, bankers and lawmen as he escorts his notorious prisoner to the hangman's gallows.
Reprints:

Editorial by Scott Snyder (Table of Contents)

On the Ledge / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Snyder
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Scott Snyder discusses American Vampire and the Vertigo Hotlist for March 2010.

Area 10 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Christos N. Gage
Pencils:
Chris Samnee
Inks:
Chris Samnee
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Eduardo "Eddie" Sanchez has already murdered at least two people. Detective Adam Kamen tries to talk the deranged killer from taking the life of his own infant daughter.

Indexer Notes

Special sneak preview of Area 10, an original graphic novel from Vertigo.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Cover A]
    American Vampire
  2. 1. Big Break
    American Vampire
  3. 2. Bad Blood
    American Vampire
  4. 3. Editorial by Scott Snyder
    On the Ledge
  5. 4. Area 10
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