Are you a fan of classic horror comic books (like me)? IDW released an amazing archive of classic zombie horror stories from the 1940’s to 1950’s. These are some of the comics that highlighted the “evil” nature of comic books and how they were destroying the youth of America! If Dr. Wertham could see these now!
Here’s a brief description of the book from IDW:
From the banned 1950s horror comics that Dr. Fredric Wertham of the U.S. Senate and mothers didn’t want innocent children to devour comes a terrifying and timely anthology of comics of the undead… Zombies. These gruesome mini-masterpieces are hauntingly delineated by some of the Golden Age’s greatest artists: Jack Cole, Bob Powell, Wally Wood, Gene Colan, Lou Cameron, Reed Crandall, and others at their very best. The nightmarish scripts of the unstoppable living dead will make your spine freeze over in terror! Co-edited and designed by Eisner winner Craig Yoe with an introduction by co-editor and host of the popular “The Horrors of It All” vintage comics blog, Steve “Karswell” Banes, Zombies follows in the footsteps of the Dick Briefer’s Frankenstein and Bob Powell’s Terror as the third not-to-be-missed book in The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics! As with the entire line of Yoe Books, the reproduction techniques employed strive to preserve the look and feel of expensive vintage comics. Painstakingly remastered, enjoy the closest possible recreation of reading these comics when first released.
These archive editions are one of the best ways for comic book collectors to get their hands on rare comics without breaking the bank. Purchased separately these comics value in the thousands of dollars in nice condition. For under $20 you can get the stories and interviews with Golden Age greats!