American Vampire #31

American Vampire #31

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Rafael Albuquerque Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: September 26, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
8.7Critic Rating
9.5User Rating

The streets of Tinseltown run red with blood as Skinner and Pearl wipe another name off their list, and Pearl gets a terrible shock as she realizes things are not exactly what they appear to be. Paranoia abounds as The Blacklistbuilds to its horrible conclusion!

  • 9.0
    Comics Are Not Dead - Comics Are Not Dead Sep 29, 2012

    American Vampire is an astonishing series, that deserves to be a TV show as much as The Walking Dead. Despite some small nitpicking, this book is a  great example of Scott Snyder's writing skills. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Blue Raven Comics - Michelle Felizarte Oct 15, 2012

    I really like the direction Snyder is taking with this series. He's taken the vampire genre and turned it into a fantastic, emotional narrative. Pearl's character is insanely well written and I can't wait to see where Snyder takes her. I give this issue a 9/10. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Sep 26, 2012

    Snyder and Albuquerque combine to lead Pearl down the path of introspection throughout the issue, but Pearl's assignment from the Vassals takes her, literally, back to where everything began. There is one hell of a flashback in this issue that presents a stunning way to bring the whole series -- the whole freaking series -- full circle. The final page is one of those gasping cliffhangers that sends the reader back to the credits box to check progress in the story (this is part 4 of the six-part "Blacklist" story) and almost as quickly to the internet to see when the next issue is due out (interestingly enough, on Halloween). Naturally, with Skinner Sweet as an ally, Pearl will face some dreadful foes. The challenge Snyder and Albuquerque leave her facing at the end of this issue, compounded by everything she endures throughout, makes "American Vampire" #31 one of the strongest issues of the series yet with a the setup that sets the bar high for the next issue. Read Full Review

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