That MARVEL-ous Zombie Trend

Guest Writer: Michael J. Miller

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This should come as no surprise to anyone who has casually peered into the world of popular culture over the last few years but zombies are in.  The success of AMC’s The Walking Dead – based on the hugely successful in-its-own-right comic series – has ushered in a new era of zombie fervor.  We are in love with zombies and we want more of them.  This has lead to some odd cross pollination of genres (the Star Wars novels Death Troopers and Red Harvest anyone? It’s literally Star Wars and zombies!!  What?!?).  Crazy unexpected combinations aside, many of these stories are not without merit or depth.  And they do give us a weirdly different vision of horror.  One of the more unexpected (and disturbing) entries into this horror sub-genre came in 2005 with Marvel Zombies. Continue reading “That MARVEL-ous Zombie Trend”

That MARVEL-ous Zombie Trend