Comic Review: Sacrifice

Hardcover | Kindle Edition
Written by Sam Humphries
Illustrated by Dalton Rose
Colored by Pete Toms
Lettered by Troy Peteri
Cover by Dalton Rose
Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: September 3, 2013
Cover Price: $19.99

What does sacrifice mean to you? This is a question at the very heart of the graphic novel Sacrifice by Sam Humphries and Dalton Rose. Offering a mind-blowing look into the past and present, this visionary work From Dark Horse examines the very depths of humanity.

Hector has suffered from epilepsy since he was a child””never knowing when the next seizure might overcome his body. He’s had a fascination with the Aztecs since childhood as well. Now, as a teenager and during his most recent epileptic episode, Hector is transported back in time toward the end of Aztec civilization. Learning to live amongst the long lost people while still trying to find a way home, Hector quickly becomes engrossed in the sacrificial culture, torn between rival tribes; but as history begins to unfold before Hector’s eyes, his knowledge and visions of the future may be the only hope and salvation for the people he’s come to love””even more so than he could ever imagine.

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Comics Review: Fanboys Vs. Zombies #2

Fanboys Vs. Zombies #2
Written by Sam Humphries
Art by Jerry Gaylord
Ink Assists by Penelope Gaylord
Colors by Nolan Woodard
Letters by Ed Dukeshire
Covers by Humberto Ramos, Hary Randolph, AlE Garza, Zombie King Arthur Suydam
Cover Colors by Nei Ruffino, Blond
Created by Ben Silverman and Jimmy Fox
BOOM! Studios
Release Date: May 02, 2012
Cover Price: $3.99

A few years ago, a circle of five friends attend Comic-Con International: San Diego, nickname themselves ‘The Wrecking Crew 4 Lyfe,’ and vow to return every year together. Flash forward to today, they’ve all come to the Con but jealousy and competitiveness have torn them into factions. All of a sudden, folks that thought they were suffering from Con-rot, that feeling of weariness and nausea most of us have when we’ve spent way to much time on the floor of a Con, have become flesh-eating zombies.

By the time we get to Fanboys vs. Zombies #2 the Wrecking Crew 4 Lyfe are among the few survivors left at Comic-Con. Now one of our heroes, Rob, is fixated solely on rescuing a celebrity crush. On top of that, the convention center has been rigged as a disaster relief center, built to withstand bombs and hurricanes, trapping them inside. And worst of all, they’re facing off against a horde of zombie D&D Cosplayers.

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