Comic Review: I, Vampire – Issue 1

Issue: I, Vampire #1
Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artist: Andrea Sorrentino
Publisher: DC Comics
Release Date: Sept. 2011
Pages: 32
Price: $2.99

“For hundreds of years, vampire Andrew Stanton kept mankind safe from the horrors of the supernatural world, thanks to a truce he made with his ex-lover Mary, the Queen of the Damned. But now that truce has reached a bloody end and Andrew must do everything in his power to stop Mary and her dark forces from going on a killing spree!”

Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5
Alright I have to admit I don’t know anything about the I, Vampire storylines that came before. So I think that leads me to a safe introduction to this book. First thing to talk about is the cover by Frison, just stop my heart now beautiful. However it is totally overshadowed by the interiors. Sorrentino did some of the most GORE-Geous work I have seen this year. Visuals alone would make my buy this book. The story by Fialkov has this back and forth pace and setting that worked so well and the intro to the cast was perfect. This is going to be one very intriguing title, that I have to say is at the top of my list alongside Animal Man. For $2.99 don’t pass on this one, I am really dying right now while I wait for #2 to come out.

Artwork: 5.0 out of 5 • Story: 4.5 out of 5

If you would like to buy or know more about I, Vampire #1 you can find it at http://www.dccomics.com

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