The New Deadwardians #2

The New Deadwardians #2

Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: I.N.J. Culbard Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: April 25, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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Someone is killing the dead! Inspector Suttle's investigation continues as he pursues the identity of the victim and attempts to determine the method of murder. But he must work circumspectly, because the answers he is seeking are literally matters of life and death, and they will rock the very cornerstones of Deadwardian Society.

  • 9.0
    IGN - Benjamin Bailey Apr 25, 2012

    If you are looking for something different, do yourself a favor and check out The New Deadwardians. It's a fantastic book that serves as a reminder of the awesomeness of Vertigo Comics. Use your money to support something new and different so we can get more great books like this. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Dean Stell Apr 27, 2012

    I'm really enjoying this world. It's a very fresh take on the zombie apocalypse. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Edward Kaye Apr 30, 2012

    The New Deadwardians #2 is an absorbing issue that grabs readers with its enticing mystery and keep them gripped to the very last page. If only all zombie and vampire comics were this good! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Crave Online - Andy Hunsaker May 1, 2012

    While it's a bit dry at times, that's pretty much what you'd have to expect from a tale set in the stuffy old London of this era. It helps set the mood and tone required for this story - it wouldn't be quite right if it wasn't so austere. However, it likely won't remain so for very long, once the class warfare kicks into gear and we start to get more of the history of the societal structure. The New Deadwardians is certainly worthy of your attention, should you choose to investigate further. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Outer Realm Comics - Leo Johnson Apr 29, 2012

    Overall: Another great issue in what is sure to be a great miniseries, which introduces plot points that are sure to be part of the rest of the story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - George Chimples May 1, 2012

    It's hard to talk about something like The New Deadwardians without addressing the overabundance of zombie/vampire fiction on the market at the moment. Needless to say, The New Deadwardians is more than another Pride & Prejudice & Zombies-type cash-in. Abnett has really thought out his world, and is inviting his readers into something fresh. Coupled with the art of Culbart and Mulvihill, The New Deadwardians #2 follows through on the promising first issue, earning four out of five stars. If you're looking for some zombie/vampire fiction but have trouble separating the wheat from the chaff, you could do worse than check out The New Deadwardians. Read Full Review

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