American Vampire #26

American Vampire #26

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Roger Cruz Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: April 25, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
9.0Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Calvin Poole survived the "Ghost War" in the Pacific, but he returns to America with a secret: He's now an American vampire like Skinner and Pearl! And when he travels to a small town in Alabama to see his brother, he learns he's not the only one with a secret. The 2-part tale"The Nocturnes," starts with incredible guest-artist Roger Cruz!

  • 9.6
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Dean Stell Apr 26, 2012

    A wonderful issue that opens up some exciting new avenues for the AV story. The timing is great as well as we're about 2 years into the series. Just the right time to jiggle the status quo a little in case the readers were getting too comfortable. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Apr 25, 2012

    Snyder twists the plot at the end, spinning the story on its head, giving Poole the shock of discovering something new and setting up a confrontation that demands more space than the next issue could possibly allow. Snyder also puts the question out there that's been lurking in my head since the beginning of the series, but at the risk of spoiling the finale, I'll just put it back in my noggin. This issue is quite the departure from the story Snyder has given us through twenty-five issues, but if there's one thing Snyder has proven time and again, things aren't always what they seem and connections are made quicker and more completely than readers of "American Vampire" can expect. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    IGN - Joey Esposito Apr 25, 2012

    American Vampire #26 continues the series' non-stop chain of quality comic booking, and I pity you greatly if you still haven't dabbled. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Grant McLaughlin Apr 29, 2012

    Calvin spends the issue complaining of how over enough time it can be difficult to find something new. The story Snyder and Cruz put together ensure that he doesn't have to wait too long, which just so happens to make for a pretty darned good read. This issue definitely adds something new to the American Vampire universe, and you should give it a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Blue Raven Comics - Michelle Felizarte May 10, 2012

    Issue #26 introduced a refreshing side arc from the Skinner Sweet storyline. I was very impressed and can't wait for next month's installment. 8.5/10 Read Full Review

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