'68 VOL. 1: BETTER RUN THROUGH THE JUNGLE (Image, 2012; Softcover)
Collects '68 Nos. 1-4 and '68 Encore Edition (cover dates April- October, 2011)
Writer: Mark Kidwell
Artists: Nat Jones and Tim Vigil (back-up stories Mouths of Babes and Sissy only)
I first encountered '68 a few years ago in the Horror Book trade paperback. This mini-series ties in nicely with the one-shot, and it done by the same creative team. The basic premise of this series is this: What if the events that occurred in the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead occurred around the world? What if the dead rising was not an isolated incident but a global one? This takes place in Viet Nam, with the exception of one scene, and is a great read. I am currently in the midst of my comic book purchasing reorganization act of 2012, but I will try my damnedest to stick with this series.
The OCD zone- Image makes top quality trade paperbacks. Nice paper, the whole bit.
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