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iZombie, Vol. 1: Dead to the World - Chris Roberson, Mike Allred
iZombie, Vol. 1: Dead to the World
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Told from a female zombie’s perspective, this smart, witty detective series mixes urban fantasy and romantic dramedy.Gwendolyn “Gwen” Dylan is a 20-something gravedigger in an eco-friendly cemetery. Once a month she must eat a human brain to keep from losing her memories, but in the process she... show more
Told from a female zombie’s perspective, this smart, witty detective series mixes urban fantasy and romantic dramedy.Gwendolyn “Gwen” Dylan is a 20-something gravedigger in an eco-friendly cemetery. Once a month she must eat a human brain to keep from losing her memories, but in the process she becomes consumed with the thoughts and personality of the dead person – until she eats her next brain. She sets out to fulfi ll the dead person’s last request, solve a crime or right a wrong.Our zombie girl detective is joined by a radical supporting cast: her best friend Eleanor, who happens to be a swinging ’60s ghost, a posse of paintball blasting vampires, a smitten were-dog and a hot but demented mummy.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781401229658 (1401229654)
ASIN: 1401229654
Publisher: Vertigo
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Series: iZombie (#1)
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Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it
3.5 iZombie, Vol. 1: Dead to the World (iZombie #1) by Chris Roberson
Gwen Dylan isn't what one would normally think of when zombies come to mind. She holds down a job, sure, it's as a gravedigger but how else is she supposed to get access to brains? The brains taste awful but eating them is a small price to pay once a month to hold onto who she is and to keep her m...
Blondie and Read
Blondie and Read rated it
3.0 iZombie, Vol. 1: Dead to the World
Very, very different than the TV show. I'm interested to see if the show is a pseudo continuation of the end of this series... we'll see.Her name is different.Her job is different.There's other supernatural stuff going on (ie vampires, ghosts, ware-terriers).We'll see.... I'll start the next one soo...
I Swallow Books Whole
I Swallow Books Whole rated it
4.0 iZombie, Vol. 1: Dead to the World
This review was originally posted on One Curvy BloggerI picked up the first volume of iZombie from the library after I realized that the new TV show I have binge watched the last couple of weeks was loosely based on Chris Roberson’s graphic novels. Even though the show and the books are completely d...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
3.0 iZombie Vol 1: Dead to the World
Hmm... how do I feel about this? Well, first off I've never seen the show but a friend recommended this graphic novel so I bit. I like zombies, so why not! What's weird about this particular story though, is it's... fluffy? I think that's the right word. Zombie stories are normally dark, blood-fille...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
3.0 iZombie #1: Dead to the World
Playful, and bursting with color, this collection has little in common with the TV adaptation other than basic concepts and the same humorous flare. Gwen the zombie is a gravedigger with a bubbly 60s ghost and a were-terrier for bestfriends. Together they pass time at the local diner, and if they fe...
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