The Strain #9

Writer: David Lapham Artist: Mike Huddleston Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: December 12, 2012 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 3
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Due to the machinations of a vast conspiracy, convincing the world that theres a vampiric epidemic spreading across Manhattan has been impossible for the CDC's Dr. Ephraim Goodweather. However, video footage of these vicious beastsproof of their horrifying existencemight be the first step in turning the tide against the wave of bloodthirsty vamps set to drown the Big Apple.

  • 9.0
    Bloody Disgusting - Jorge Solis Dec 14, 2012

    “The Strain” #9 moves at breakneck speed as the narration jumps from one protagonist to another. Even if you have read the novel, Lapham's adaptation offers enough differences to keep you intrigued. With just two issues left, all the threads are tying together nicely. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Bin - Leroy Douresseaux May 28, 2013

    With this ninth issue of The Strain, it is official (if it wasn't already) that writer David Lapham and artist Mike Huddleston form a "two-handed engine." Their work is a seamless whole, and, as a horror comic book series, their production is a whole lotta good. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - lucstclair Dec 12, 2012

    Someone once asked me which vampire series I preferred, Scott Snyder’s American Vampire or The Strain? That’s a tough one. Although both are terrific and deal with bloodsucking creatures of the night known as vampires and the humans who attempt to stop exterminate them, they’re two totally different species. I think when the dust settles and as both series are completed (whenever that happens), I’ll be able to make a decision. Until then I’m just enjoying the ride. Read Full Review

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