Wednesday, June 12, 2013

American Vampire: The Long Road to Hell #1 [2013]



AMERICAN VAMPIRE: THE LONG ROAD TO HELL #1
Writer Scott Snyder and artist Rafael Albuquerque have taken a break from their series, which will return later in the year so they can catch up on other projects. To keep fans happy, two specials will be released over the summer. This special focuses on Travis Kidd the vampire hunter who bites back with teeth. 

Both Jolene and Billy Bob were turned into vampires by Oscar Brood who is a leader of a Coven. Billy Bob stole his ring and run off to Vegas with Jolene to find a cure. The couple is now called the Heartbreak Killers and they brought an orphan named Jasper along to identity potential victims.

Oscar Brood catches up with them however he is killed by vampire hunter Travis Kidd who later realizes the couple are the Heartbreak Killers. Kidd confronts them and the Heartbreak Killers decide its time for them to die. However Jasper suggests they get married first – one last happiness before the big goodbye. An excellent story by Scott Snyder giving you a full story with a definitive ending and worth the price on the cover.

RECOMMENDED – 4 OUT OF 5