Month: March 2017

  • Zombies and Sexuality: Essays on Desire and the Living Dead (Contributions to Zombie Studies)

    Because the early 2000s, zombies have more and more swarmed the panorama of pop culture, with ever extra various representations of the undead being imagined. increasingly more zombie narratives have brought sexual topics, endowing the residing lifeless with their very own sexual identification. The disagreeable inspiration of the sexual zombie is itself provocative, triggering questions on the character of wish, intercourse, sexuality, and the politics of our sexual behaviors. in spite of the fact that, the thought of zombie intercourse has been principally unaddressed in scholarship.
    This assortment addresses that unexamined element of zombiedom, with essays attractive quite a few media texts, together with picture novels, movies, tv, pornography, literature, and net meme tradition. The essayists are students from a number of disciplines, together with historical past, Theology, movie reviews, and Gender and Queer stories. overlaying The jogging useless, hot our bodies, and Bruce LaBruce's zombie-porn video clips, this paintings investigates the cultural, political and philosophical matters raised by means of undead intercourse and zombie sexuality.
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  • Empire of Salt (Tomes of the Dead)

    By Weston Ochse

    The Olivers have an opportunity to make a brand new domestic at Salton Sea. expecting California enjoyable, solar and experience they're unprepared for the ecological devastation they locate. the ocean is rotting, town of Bombay seashore is loss of life and the voters are like bait, ready to be plucked from their houses via what comes from the ocean. pay attention the arriving of the golf green, they are saying. pay attention the arriving of the evening.
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  • The Walking Dead, Volume 17: Something To Fear

    By Robert Kirkman

    The area we knew is long gone. the realm of trade and frivolous necessity has been changed by way of an international of survival and accountability. a virulent disease of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, inflicting the useless to upward push and feed at the residing. In a question of months society has crumbled: no govt, no grocery shops, no mail supply, no cable television. In an international governed by way of the lifeless, the survivors are compelled to eventually commence residing. during this quantity of the NYT bestselling survival horror, Rick and his band of survivors paintings to construct a bigger community of thriving groups, and shortly observe that Negan's "Saviors" turn out to be a bigger chance than they can have fathomed. Crossing Negan will bring about severe, dire outcomes for the gang; it appears for the 1st time because the Governor's reign of terror that Rick could have whatever to worry.
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  • A Zombie's History of the United States: From the Massacre at Plymouth Rock to the CIA's Secret War on the Undead

    Americans were taught that their country is civilized and humane. yet, too usually, U.S. activities were uncivilized and inhumane.

    —Howard Zinn

    Shedding gentle on 500 years of suppression, this stunning exposé unearths the pivotal position in American historical past performed via its such a lot invisible minority—zombies.

    From colonization and revolution to international Wars and worldwide hegemony, A Zombie’s historical past of the United States tells the robust and relocating tales of this country’s living-dead underclass, including:

    •The zombie bloodbath of eu colonists at Plymouth Rock

    •The ugly killing of a zombinated Meriwether Lewis through his fellow explorer William Clark

    •The doomed security of the Alamo opposed to hordes of the attacking undead

    •The heroic, platoon-saving cost right into a hail of German hearth through an undead Lt. Audie Murphy

    •The top-secret NASA missions that launched(and usually misplaced) zombies into space

    •The anti-terrorist software to forestall the weaponization of the zombie virus

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  • Hiram Grange and the Village of the Damned: The Scandalous Misadventures of Hiram Grange

    By Jake Burrows

    Anything depraved walks the streets of the picturesque New Hampshire village of significant Bay--something that has inexplicably risen from the grave to wreak a scary vengeance. just one guy can cease it--provided he can remain sober lengthy sufficient to reply to the decision! Hiram Grange and the Village of the Damned introduces readers to the scurrilous boozer and malcontent, Hiram Grange. notwithstanding troubled with a laundry checklist of dysfunctions, addictions and atypical predilections, Hiram Grange stands toe to toe (and occasionally toe to tentacle) with the black-hearted denizens of the Abyss and dispenses justice with assistance from his antiquated Webley revolver and Pritchard bayonet. the 1st of a 5 half sequence. disguise and illustrations through Malcolm McClinton, and unique woodcut prints by means of Danny Evarts
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  • The Mocking Dead #1

    By Fred Van Lente, Maximillian Dunbar

    From the recent York occasions bestselling author of the wonder Zombies sequence comes a gut-splitting (then consuming) comedy! A small outbreak can develop into a world apocalypse… yet purely via a protracted string of screw-ups. as soon as real zombies commence shooting up in our global, a lone intelligence analyst realizes real-life occasions are commencing to mimic the occasions of a long-lost, Grade-Z, drive-in horror flick. As he races to save lots of humanity with this information, he quick learns the one more thing risky than starving jogging corpses is the ineptitude of the dwelling!
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  • Night of the Living Trekkies

    This sci-fi /zombie/comedy/adventure follows a bunch of rag-tag Trekkies getting jointly for the 5th annual FedCon (billed because the "largest Starfleet conference within the western Gulf Coast region").

    Our heroes are wearing selfmade uniforms and armed with prop phasers yet quickly locate themselves protecting their resort and conference middle opposed to hordes of flesh-eating undead. unexpectedly, all in their dead wisdom approximately particle physics and previous Star Trek episodes has actual real-world purposes! And whereas lodge staff and average civilians are demise left and correct, our Trekkies summon energy and braveness through emulating their favourite starship-voyaging characters.

    Packed with countless numbers of gags referencing Star Trek, comedian books, and fan conventions, Night of the residing Trekkies reads just like the unusual lovechild of Galaxy Quest and Dawn of the Dead. trip to the ultimate frontier of zombie science-fiction mash-ups!

    This is an unique paintings of parody and isn't formally backed via, affiliated with, or recommended via the vendors of the Star Trek brand.

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  • The Walking Dead, Volume 1: Days Gone Bye

    By Robert Kirkman

    A virulent disease of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, inflicting the lifeless to upward thrust and feed at the dwelling. In a question of months, society has crumbled: there isn't any govt, no grocery shops, no mail supply, no cable television. Rick Grimes reveals himself one of many few survivors during this terrifying destiny. a pair months in the past he used to be a small city cop who had by no means fired a shot and merely ever observed one lifeless physique. Separated from his kin, he needs to now style via the entire demise and confusion to attempt and locate his spouse and son. In a global governed by means of the useless, we're pressured to ultimately start residing.
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  • Apocalypse Z: The Wrath of the Just (Apocalypse Z, Book 3)

    By Manuel Loureiro

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    From apocalypse...

    An act of terrorism unleashed an unspeakable organic weapon...and hell on the earth. yet because the plenty felled by way of a hideous virus rose from the lifeless to prey at the dwelling, a small band of survivors defied dying and its ghastly spawn—determined to outrun the world’s finish and one way or the other start again.

    To Armageddon...

    But past the undead-besieged shorelines of Europe lies whatever toward damnation than salvation. Rescued from sure demise at sea, a tender Spanish legal professional, the gorgeous girl he loves, and his brash, battle-hardened top friend—who have weathered the worst of the unnatural disaster—think they’re escaping to freedom yet are added right into a stronghold of hate. In a usa ravaged by way of a zombie plague and overrun by way of the undead, simply Gulfport, Mississippi, deals sanctuary...for a cost: subservience to a fascist dictator and his brutal enforcers. yet their reign of terror will quickly be challenged—by rebels hungry for vengeance and invaders bent on conquest.
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  • Day by Day Armageddon: Shattered Hourglass

    By J. L. Bourne

    The acclaimed army mystery of the zombie apocalypse from the writer of Day through Day Armageddon and Day by way of Day Armageddon: past Exile!

    In a determined bid to take again the continental United States—where hordes of undead now dominate the ravaged human population—a military commander leads a world venture to the center of the pandemic. job strength Hourglass is humanity’s ultimate desire, and his team’s agonizing judgements may suggest residing yet another day—or surrendering to the everlasting hell that exists among lifestyles and demise.
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