The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia

By Peter Dendle

The exhumation of zombie movies from obscurity is comprehensive in terrifying element within the Zombie motion picture Encyclopedia. the 1st exhaustive evaluate of the topic, this booklet evaluates over 2 hundred videos from sixteen international locations over a 65-year interval ranging from the early Nineteen Thirties. It often treats feature-length movies, protecting every thing from huge studio productions to yard videography, but additionally touches on memorable episodes of tv sequence and miscellaneous shorts.

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The Last Mailman: Neither Rain, Nor Sleet, Nor Zombies

Four-year measure in enterprise. knowledgeable in hand-to-hand wrestle.

Works good with zombies.

This is the resume of the final mailman on the earth. it's the close to destiny, and the trendy global we knew has been overrun and destroyed by means of reanimated corpses who hunt people for nutrition. Mankind has retreated to small wallet of civilization and essentially surrendered to the strolling lifeless. yet one guy sometimes leaves in the back of the security and luxury to discover the folks and issues we’ve lengthy deserted. He battles the weather. He battles his personal brewing madness.

But more often than not, he battles zombies.

“Not merely has an unique suggestion yet is a good prepare tale from begin to end … an absolute blast to learn and a singular that I hugely recommend!”—Buy Zombie

“A sensible account of ways lifestyles can be like throughout the zombie apocalypse… yet advised in a funny way.”—Lyle Perez, Undead within the Head

“Rain, sleet, snow, and the undead … be careful FedEx! Kevin Burke has performed for post-apocalyptic mail supply what the films have didn't accomplish. Hollywood should still concentrate on this tale prior to they start their subsequent around of remakes.”—Tony Faville, writer of KINGS OF THE DEAD

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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 serious 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 adequate to reply to the decision! Hiram Grange and the Village of the Damned introduces readers to the scurrilous boozer and malcontent, Hiram Grange. even though troubled with a laundry checklist of dysfunctions, addictions and abnormal 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. conceal and illustrations by way of Malcolm McClinton, and unique woodcut prints by way of Danny Evarts

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The New Hunger (Warm Bodies 0.5)

By Isaac Marion

Within the NEW starvation, Isaac Marion's much-anticipated prequel to hot our bodies, the United States has been devastated through typical mess ups and governmental cave in, in addition to the irritating challenge of zombies attempting to consume any survivors. yet 16-year-old Nora and her more youthful brother Addis are approximately to find the main scary factor yet—being deserted by way of their very own parents.

As the siblings start their harrowing trip to hook up with somebody who isn’t trying to rob them or consume them, a 12-year-old lady named Julie is touring in an SUV along with her mom and dad. She’s already obvious her acquaintances die and her university burn, and watched her father develop into approximately as chilly and remorseless because the lifeless. All she desires is to discover a spot she will be able to name domestic, no matter if not anything will ever be the same.

Nearby, a guy awakens within the woods, uncertain of the place, or who, he's. He struggles to recollect the main points of his lifestyles, yet just a unmarried letter involves him. "R"…

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Anno Mortis (Tomes of the Dead)

By Rebecca Levene

Forty advert, Rome. Slaves are disappearing, the our bodies of the lifeless are being stolen and mysterious shipments arrive from Egypt at nighttime. in the back of all of it are the robust Cult of Isis, trying to find the way to breach the barrier among lifestyles and demise. the one those that can cease them are a gladiator, a slave and an over-sexed youngster - and a stranger who simply could be a god

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Pariah

By Bob Fingerman

The area is in chaos. A zombie plague has wolfed each kingdom on the earth. ny urban isn't any exception. think 8 million zombies. Shoulder to shoulder. jogging the streets, searching for their subsequent meal. The citizens of 1 condo development have bonded to maintain themselves secure from the onslaught, yet their inevitable death lurks correct outdoors their window, a relentless reminder of the doom that awaits them. pressured to stay within the security of the construction, the tenants locate themselves at every one others' throats. after they undercover agent a lone teenage lady who walks one of the hordes, unattacked through the undead, their global opens up.

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Zomby Dick, or The Undead Whale

First-rate storytelling; darkish, humorous, and shrewdpermanent via turns. Ishmael’s backstory and Ahab’s log are pitch-pole excellent and positioned a complete new twist on an already twisted story. for those who couldn’t get in the course of the unique or have thought of re-reading the yarn, try out it with zombies! units a brand new usual for zombifying the classics of literature.

Moby Dick and Zombies: Ishmael's Tragic earlier; Ahab's to blame Secrets

Ishmael used to be raging after zombies killed his spouse and baby. He grew to become a mythical member of the reviled defense force, struggling with the undead horde that had began to lurch out of California 3 years previous. Laudanum helped blunt the soreness of what he had visible and performed, and shielded him from what he had but to do. eventually, bone-weary and spent after finishing that final terrible job, Ishmael wallows within the November of his soul. He flees the plaguey land to send aboard the ill-fated Pequod, governed by way of mad dismasted Captain Ahab.

Fedallah, old Parsee mystic and zomby grasp, stocks arcane wisdom with Ahab within the quest for the White Whale, together with the key of 2 infrequent zomby forms, and a recipe for immortality. On deck, all isn't because it turns out to Ishmael, whose personal darkish previous keeps to hang-out him.

On The Pequod with loopy Captain Ahab, Ishmael and his tattooed pal Queequeg are in even higher peril than they have been ashore. The secrets and techniques Ishmael discovers in Ahab’s log switch every little thing he is familiar with approximately Ahab’s madness, the resource of the undead plague, and the life-cycle of zombies.

Couldn’t get throughout the unique? are looking to re-experience the yarn? Melville’s enduring vintage has been ruthlessly edited to chop the uninteresting bits, and Ishmael’s tragic backstory, Ahab’s logbook, and the undead plague upload darkish fathoms of intensity to Melville's epic story.

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The Words of Their Roaring (Tomes of the Dead)

By Matthew Smith

London is now a urban overrun by way of the zombie hordes. many of the human survivors dwell from day after day, scraping jointly an lifestyles one of the ruins, keeping off the shambling, flesh-hungry undead that also stalk the streets. yet for others this grotesque scenario is a chance, an opportunity to set up an influence base in the capital, now that authority has collapsed. For gang lord Harry plants, the plague is his probability to ultimately rule the town unopposed. working out of his well-protected mansion on London's outskirts, plant life sees an opportunity to take advantage of the zombies and the havoc they wreak for his personal ends. the best way he sees it, the ghouls aren't going to be round perpetually, and whilst he re-establishes a functioning society, it's going to be on his personal phrases. All he wishes is how to keep watch over the lifeless. yet plants isn't the just one with designs at the city...

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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 state is civilized and humane. yet, too usually, U.S. activities were uncivilized and inhumane.

—Howard Zinn

Shedding mild on 500 years of suppression, this stunning exposé finds the pivotal function in American background performed through its so much invisible minority—zombies.

From colonization and revolution to global Wars and international 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 grotesque killing of a zombinated Meriwether Lewis by way of his fellow explorer William Clark

•The doomed safeguard 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 application to forestall the weaponization of the zombie virus

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