Idea and Design Works, LLC (better known as IDW Publishing) have three impressive books (one currently in print and two about to drop) that we’ve got to give you the skinny on. Read on for info about the books you’re going to have to have.
The currently in print Zombies vs. Robots: This Means War! and the upcoming Anne Rice’s Servant of the Bones and (get this one) Frankenstein Alive, Alive! by Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson headline IDW Publishing’s current lineup.
Frankenstein Alive, Alive! #1
In stores May 9, 2012
Written by 30 Days of Night creator Steve Niles and illustrated by the legendary artist Bernie Wrightson, Frankenstein Alive, Alive #1 is a return to Frankenstein for Wrightson for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Few works by comic book artists have earned the universal acclaim and reverence that Wrightson’s Frankenstein was met with and now he returns to his passion project with a comic series that picks up at the end of the classic novel. Frequent Wrightson collaborator Niles provides the script for this epic that was decades in the making.
Anne Rice’s Servant of the Bones
In stores May 2, 2012
One of the most prolific and iconic creators of horror, Anne Rice, brings one of her richest stories to the graphic novel medium with Servant of the Bons. You can expect murder, demonic revenge and the redemptive power of faith in this story. The book is ornately illustrated by the New York Times best-selling team of Renae DeLiz and Ray Dillon.
Zombies vs. Robots: This Means War!
This anthology takes IDW’s splatterific Zombies vs. Robots comic book series, created by writer Chris Ryall and artist Ashley Wood, and expands it in ways that will redefine both zombie and robot fiction. The book contains work by Jesse Bullington, Nancy Collins, Lincoln Crisler, Brea Grant, Robert Hood, Nicholas Kaufmann, James A. Moore, Norman Prentiss, Rachel Swirsky and Steve Rasnic Tem.
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