American Vampire #10

American Vampire #10

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Mateus Santolouco Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: December 22, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
8.5Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

1936 - American Vampire Pearl Jones and her husband Henry Preston have tried to live a quiet life ever since their showdown with a coven of vicious Hollywood vampires. But when a chance encounter brings them face-to-face with old enemies, they'll learn the hard way that sometimes, the fight comes to you. . . with a vengeance. Catch up with your favorite vampire-killing husband-and-wife team in this 2-part tale of booze, bullets and bloodlines.

  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Dean StellShare this:FacebookStumbleUponDigg Dec 22, 2010

    Minor quibble aside, this is another outstanding issue. Snyder is really growing rapidly as an episodic storyteller and the art is top-notch. I wish that Vertigo, Image, etc. could come out with more series like this because I could completely kick my superhero habit if all creator-driven/owned comics were this good. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - John Giltinan Jan 10, 2011

    Even without its regular artist American Vampire is a ferocious and emotional powerhouse of a comic. It is without a doubt the best vampire comic currently being published. I say, buy it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Dec 22, 2010

    While the entire twentieth century is open for Snyder to play these characters against and through, the choices he makes in time and setting allow these characters to grow and breathe. Snyder avoids (what I would imagine is) the obvious temptation of having these characters appear Forrest Gump-like throughout the highlights of history, and puts the American Vampires exactly where and when they need to be to benefit the overall narrative. Since its launch, "American Vampire" has been a critical darling here at CBR, and my compatriots and I tend to agree that this is a book that you really should be reading. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicList - Brandon Borzelli Dec 24, 2010

    I enjoyed the duel storytelling style of this issue. I think the two characters really show exactly what makes them tick in this issue which helps to connect with them. Besides the character work the issue itself is an enjoyable read. This series is turning into something special as yet another arc starts out very strong. This is a series to begin reading if you are not onboard already. Read Full Review

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