The New Deadwardians

The New Deadwardians

Paperback The New Deadwardians

By (artist) I. N. G. Culbard, By (author) Dan Abnett

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  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 258mm x 12mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 19 February 2013
  • ISBN 10: 1401237630
  • ISBN 13: 9781401237639
  • Edition statement: Reissue
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. ill
  • Sales rank: 131,467

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In post-Victorian England, nearly everyone of the upper classes has voluntarily become a vampire in order to escape the lower classes who are all zombies. Into this simmering cauldron is thrust Chief Inspector George Suttle, a lonely detective who's got the slowest beat in London: investigating murders in a world where everyone is already dead! When the body of a young aristocrat washes up on the banks of the Thames, Suttle's quest for the truth will take him from the darkest sewers to the gleaming halls of power, and reveal the rotten heart at the center of this strange world.

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Dan Abnett lives and works in Maidstone, Kent. After graduating from Oxford, he worked for a while as an editor of comics and children's books before turning to writing full time. In the dozen or so years since then, he has written for such a diverse range of characters--including Scooby Doo, Thunderbirds, Conan the Barbarian, The X-Men, Johnny Bravo, Batman, Rupert the Bear, Dr Who, Mr. Men, The Terminator and Postman Pat--that he is now clinically bewildered. He created the popular series Sinister Dexter, which he continues to write, along with other strips, for 2000 AD, and has recently helped rejuvenate RESURRECTION MAN for DC Comics.

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"The post-Victorian British drama of "Downton Abbey" has proven popular among Americans. So just imagine the aristocratic intrigue if you tossed vampires and zombies into the mix."--"USA Today" "Unique and highly enjoyable, "The New Deadwardians'" fresh take on vampires and zombies will make you rethink all you thought you knew."--"Comic Book Resources"" " "I can safely say that it is not only the best new Vertigo book, but quite possibly the best series of the year. Everything about it is near perfection."--IGN" " "This is a beautiful book and one that you, all of you, should be buying and reading."--IGN " " " "