'68: Hallowed Ground One-Shot #1

'68: Hallowed Ground One-Shot #1

Writer: Mark Kidwell Artist: Jay Fotos Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 6, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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THIS SPECIAL ONE-SHOT IS DEDICATED TO THE LATE JOSH MEDORS AND HIS FAMILY — A SPECIAL STORY FOR A SPECIAL FRIEND.

On February 13, 1968, a passenger train derails in Streiner, Mississippi when a rotting mass of the living dead blocks the tracks. Hundreds are killed and the few desperate survivors are forced to hole up within the confines of the small rural town. Trapped in a tiny church, two soldiers fresh from the killing fields of Vietnam must do their best to defend a handful of civilians from the oncoming horde of flesh-eating cadavers. While a man named for the devil holds the barricaded sanctuary, a sniper in the belfry abov more

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - Sam Roche Nov 6, 2013

    Writer Mark Kidwell has made good use of his allotted 32 pages. Do we want to hear the origin story of a character we will only know for one comic? Hell no. We want to see some real, gritty, human interaction that creates satisfying drama. Was that delivered? Yes. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Florida Geek Scene - ThemightyDarmick Nov 6, 2013

    The short and skinny is that this is a very cool idea behind a series of one shots, and I am getting excited just thinking of all the possibilities. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bloody Disgusting - Jorge Solis Nov 7, 2013

    A definite must-read, “'68: Hallowed Ground” is a special treat for fans of gore, zombies, and bloody headshots. Though this is his last comics work, the creativity of Josh Medors' storytelling and artistic talents are on full blown display in this installment. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Russell Johnson Nov 5, 2013

    The stories inside '68 are at their base about sacrifice and those who have made it in war. It may be zombies but the war remains the same and the heroes who fight it are portrayed with grit, determination and heart. I only wish '68: Hallowed Groundweren't a one-shot and sad Medors isn't with us anymore to dazzle zombie fans with his work. Kidwell, Charles and Fotos have produced a fitting tribute to a comic artist's memory. Read Full Review

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