Vampirella vs Reanimator (TPB Review) King of the Damned
Vampirella vs Reanimator
Story by Cullen Bunn and Blacky Sheperd
Written by Cullen Bunn
Art & Colors by Blacky Sheperd
Letters by Taylor Esposito
Published by Dynamite Entertainment
I’ll start by telling you that I’m an old school Vampirella fan. That’s right, way back to the old black and white magazines. When it was a straight-up horror title, and this collection sure as hell brought me back there. The entire creative team on this book gets this character. So many times over the years people would just go off the reservation with her. It helps if you have some sort of history with a specific character. Not only does it make you invested in the project but simply you know what the hell you’re doing with a character. Yes, I know major characters like Vampirella need updating from time to time. Let’s face facts it’s her 50th anniversary and times they are a-changing but seriously certain staples of a character must remain a constant. That being said the feeling I got when I first opened this book brought me back to the first time I bought a Vampirella magazine. I don’t think I can give this creative team any higher praise than that.
Cullen Bunn and Blacky Sheperd came up with a killer story, pardon the pun. Cullen shines on horror stories, you know what I mean if you supported his latest Kickstarter, but I digress. This was a smooth transition from chapter to chapter. We all know this story is far from over. I for one can’t wait to read more. This was great!
Blacky Sheperd not only did all the art chores and colors, but also granted it was basically a Black, White, & Red series but that’s still a lot of work for sure. Blacky nailed the look and feel of this book perfectly. You actually feel like you’re in a black & white horror movie, I’m sure you’ll agree. At least those of you who are old enough to remember the movies I’m referring to.
Cullen Bunn and Blacky Sheperd make the perfect team for a story of this nature. This is a must-read for any horror, Vampirella, or comic book fans in general. Vampirella vs Reanimator (TPB) is on store shelves now, get yours today! This sure-fire hit needs to be in your collection, no doubt about that one look and you’re hooked! Please as always Like, Comment, Share, and Keep It, Geek!