This gruesome volume traces the history of zombies, from their origins in ancient Haitian voodoo folklore; to their shuffling portrayal in Romero's seminal cult classic 'Night of the Living Dead,' all the way to the modern day where these gut-munching fiends now seem to permeate every crevice of popular culture.
Touching on comics, video games, TV shows, and films - no stone has been left unturned in this extensive historical compendium, even Michael Jackson’s iconic Thriller video gets the once over. They've packed in a veritable blood-soaked bounty of supremely gory cinematic stills, horrific poster artwork and choice graphic novel cells.
Whether you're a hardened Zombiephile, cooped up in a heavily fortified shed or you've got just introduced yourself to the delights of 'The Walking Dead' – flesh out your knowledge of the undead with this highly accessible and entertaining book.
- Zombies shuffle because their ankles would break if they ran. George A. Romero says so and he's right
- Includes an introduction by the father of horror himself George A. Romero
- Written by Jovanka Vuckovic – an award-winning writer, editor and film critic
- Full of cinematic stills, poster artwork, graphic novel cells and insightful criticism
- Hardback with 176 full colour pages
- Measures approximately 24.5cm(W) x 19.5cm(H) x 2cm(D)