Road of the Dead: Highway to Hell #1

Writer: Jonathan Maberry Artist: Drew Moss Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: November 7, 2018 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 7
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An over-the-top wild ride prequel to ROAD OF THE DEAD! Written by Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author and creator of V-WARS. The dead rose and are feasting on the living. A young scientist may hold the secret to a cure. Zombies and biker gangs want her dead. A bunch of losers in muscle cars and a hijacked tank will risk everything to save her.

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  • 9.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Nov 24, 2018

    This makes Road of the Dead rather unpredictable. Just when you have an idea of where it's going to go next, the story takes a sharp turn. In a world with a glut of zombie stories, this one found something new and interesting. This is a stellar first issue and I can't wait to sink my teeth into more. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - Lee Gough Nov 7, 2018

    The issue has a mad max style biker gang that can be seen chasing the survivors later on and a bloody battle is beautifully drawn in detail. It uses the old questions that most zombie stories do in that in a world where the dead walk the earth: who are they ever real threats? It's always the humans over the zombies and by the close of the issue it is here too. I thoroughly enjoyed this issue and was a highly anticipating its release. It never dipped in its writing or artwork and I'm already loving the band of survivors. With the walking dead recently losing its main attraction on television, this is the watch to cure the undead blues. I highly recommend you pick up issue #1 of Road of the Dead: Higheay to hell. It's wild, it's mature and it'll leave you wanting more. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Nov 7, 2018

    Road of the Dead: Highway to Hell #1 is chock full of zombies, outlaw bikers and savage civilian conspiracy theorists, as one would expect at the end of the world. An M1 Abrams tank adds to the fun in this less than subtle, but entertaining apocalypse tale. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Robert Mammone Dec 31, 1969

    Zombie fiction is not dead, but it sure aint alive, either. There will always be a place for it within the horror canon, but as with anything, the wheel has begun to turn. It will come back, after the next iteration of the vampire, witch or Cthulhu-esque monster has had its turn on the stage. Until that moment, Road of the Dead: Highway to Hell #1 is a more than adequate placeholder. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Patrick Cavanaugh Nov 7, 2018

    With the heavier bits of exposition out of the way, hopefully the next issue can offer readers something deserving of Romero's legacy. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AIPT - David Hildebrand Nov 7, 2018

    Fast paced action but a mediocre story makes this zombie tale drag along. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Multiversity Comics - Chris Egan Nov 12, 2018

    An O.K. continuation of Romero's Dead universe that is a bit more over-the-top than the movies, but does not fully dig the franchise out of the rut the last few films left it in. Read Full Review

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