American Vampire #5 [Direct]
(September 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:
76194129003400511
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; Henry Preston; Skinner Sweet

Curtain Call (Table of Contents)

American Vampire / comic story / 15 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:
Henry Preston joins Pearl Jones in a final confrontation with BD Bloch and the European vampires that killed her and left her for dead.
Reprints:

If Thy Right Hand Offend Thee, Cut It Off (Table of Contents)

American Vampire / comic story / 17 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; Abilena Camino; Bram Percy; Skinner Sweet
Synopsis:
Will Bunting concludes his strange tale. It has been three years since the showdown with Skinner Sweet, and James Book continues to struggle with the vampirism given to him by his long-time nemesis. Abilena reluctantly agrees to her beloved's request to end his misery, but she asks for a deeply personal favor in return. Meanwhile, Skinner Sweet escapes his Earthen prison and turns his attention to the vampire behind the whole affair.
Reprints:

Editorial by Matt Kindt (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Matt Kindt
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Matt Kindt discusses his graphic novel Revolver and the Vertigo Hotlist for July 2010.

Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mat Johnson
Pencils:
Simon Gane
Inks:
Simon Gane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A young man tries to help a pregnant woman in flooded New Orleans, but he runs into problems with with a pair of security guards protecting a pharmacy.

Indexer Notes

Special sneak preview of Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story, an original graphic novel from Vertigo.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Cover A]
    American Vampire
  2. 1. Curtain Call
    American Vampire
  3. 2. If Thy Right Hand Offend Thee, Cut It Off
    American Vampire
  4. 3. Editorial by Matt Kindt
    On the Ledge
  5. 4. Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story
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