Sneak Peek: Marvel Zombies

Published on June 24th, 2009

That’s right Marvel Zombies are coming back for more brains this September  as a series of one-shots! Fred Van Lente, the man behind Marvel Zombies 4, will be writing the new zombie tales. This line of Marvel Zombies will feature undead versions of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Hulk, and The Avengers. Lentre will  also write Marvel Zombies Return: Avengers with Wellington Alves, which carries the tag line  “Avengers Dismember!”

Then comes Marvel Zombies Return: Iron Man, by David Wellington (Monster Island) with art by Andrea Mutti. That’s right Iron Man, his bottle, James Rhodes, and Stark Industries versus a wave of the undead. You know I will be reading that one for sure!

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Editor William Rosemann has also stated that no previous knowledge of Marvel Zombies history will be needed to enjoy these new stories. However, this maybe the last time we see a Marvel Zombies book for awhile, since there is mention of a possible cure to the zombiefication of the Marvel heroes, and a run in with the Sinister Six.

The Marvel Zombies series has always been entertaining to me, a man who loves Zombies. One of my favorite t-shirts is my George A. Romero’s  Dawn of the Dead shirt. My ex-girlfriend used to tell me I wear it too much, and she’s probably right… especially now that it has her brain matter stained on it. I’m sorry, what?

Anyway, I just want the Marvel Zombies to finish so I can have just one big over size hardcover or maybe even an Omnibus. Seriously, who doesn’t love good old  zombie action with lots of brains being eaten?  Plus my Spider-Man and MJ Zombie statue needs some friends!

Simon Daoudi
Simon@comicimpact.com