Great Zombies in History

Graphic Novel Edition


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About the Book

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to be eaten! There is a secret history to be told of the undead. See how Samurai, Vikings, Spartans and even Teddy Roosevelt dealt with the zombie horde. Witness the last stand in the Zombie War of 1812, discover what really happened to the lost colony of Roanoke Island, and learn the real reason Russia lost the space race.

About the Author(s)

Joe Sergi is an attorney and an award winning author in the horror, sci-fi and young adult genres. He regularly writes on the history of comics and censorship for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. He works as a senior litigation counsel for a United States government agency, is a member of the adjunct faculty at George Mason University School of Law and teaches comic book law for Comics Experience.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Joe Sergi
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 116
Bibliographic Info: b&w illustrations
Copyright Date: 2013
pISBN: 978-0-7864-7456-1
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0289-9
Imprint: McFarland
Series: Contributions to Zombie Studies

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword by Arnold T. Blumberg  ix
Immortal Resistance (Thermopylae, 489 bc)  1
No bounty here (Greenland, ad 986)  11
Bushido (Japan, 1468)  20
CRO (Roanoke Island, 1587)  29
The Gray and the Pale (The Missouri River, 1805)  38
The Zombie War of 1812 (Washington, D.C., 1812)  47
The Dead & Endless Wastes (Dakota Territory, 1884)  57
Rescued by the Ripper? (London, 1888)  66
The Motherland Knows (Moscow, 1961)  73
bonus features (Sketches and scripts)  80
creator bios  101

Book Reviews & Awards

“Those with an affinity for the undead are in for a treat…this is a strong entry into the zombie comic field”—Rob McMonigal, Panel Patter; “The artwork was phenomenal…the quality of the story reminded me of CREEPY magazine when I was a kid…I definitely recommend it!”—Darryl L. Pierce, Little Dead Podcast; “Great Zombies in History is a fun read…as the creators spin their yarns from ancient Greece, to early America, to the edge of space.”—Robert Sodaro, Examiner.