FVZA: FEDERAL VAMPIRE AND ZOMBIE AGENCY(Radical, 2010; Softcover)
Collects FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency Nos. 1-3 (cover dates October, 2009- March, 2010)
Writer: David Hine
Artist: Roy Allen Martinez
Colorists: Jerry Choo and Kinsun Loh
Remember what I said in my review for Time Bomb? About how creator owned comics seem to come in only four flavors these days? Vampires, zombies, time travel, and Nazis. Here, we have vampires and zombies. The writing, artwork, and especially the computer coloring are all top notch.
I enjoyed this so much that it pains me to write the following:
The OCD zone- This book is a total piece of crap. While it appears at first glance to be of the same high quality production values as the other Radical Books that I own, it soon became painfully apparent that it wasn't. While it has sewn binding, the signatures aren't glued to anything save the cover. I could hear creaking almost immediately after I started reading it, as the glue was obviously brittle. By the time I was a quarter way into the book, the signatures were already half separated from the cover. The top half looks solid, the bottom half arches upwards.
You can see where the signatures are sliding out of the glue. By the end of the book, it was almost falling apart. Total, utter garbage. While the story was enjoyable, I cannot advise anyone to pick up this book.
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