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Max Brooks’ Vampires Vs. Zombies Comic ‘Extinction Parade’ Optione For Television


vampcoverextinctionBig news for fans of Max Brooks! The World War Z scribe’s awesome short story turned ongoing Avatar Press comic book series The Extinction Parade has been optioned by Legendary Television and Digital to become an original television series, according to a late afternoon press release from Avatar’s Jim Kuhoric.

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‘World War Z’ is the Zombie Epic You’ve Been Waiting For


World_War_Z_posterUntil this week you could have counted me among the many who had written off World War Z as the probable bomb of the decade. There were the signs of a troubled production: Reports of rewrites and reshoots trickling through to the press, and rumors that star Brad Pitt was dissatisfied with the film even as it was being completed. Fans of the book were grumbling that its structure had been abandoned completely, and response to early footage of twitching, running zombies had not been well-received by some. Even as the initial batch of mostly positive reviews rolled in I still had my doubts.

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Should I read ‘World War Z’ If I’m Going to See the Movie? Yes.


Should I read ‘World War Z’ If I’m Going to See the Movie? Yes.

Should I read the book before I see the movie? Is the book better than the movie? Will one spoil the other? Those are some of the questions that fans have to ponder before they see a movie based on a novel, or vice versa.
Sometimes it can be difficult to choose which one to experience [...]

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World War Z? Wait and See.


World War Z? Wait and See.

I’ve never been one of those guys who get all bent out of shape when a movie deviates a little from its source material, but it is becoming evident that the new World War Z film is going to be very, very different from Max Brooks’ book.
Does that mean it’s going to be a bad [...]

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Poll: Have Zombies Run/Shambled Their Course?


Killing zombies. It has made a lot of people a lot of money. From authors to movie studios to television series to comic books.

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But I saw something unusual on Facebook a few nights ago: an editor decrying the amount of zombie novels in his slush pile.

What’s the world coming to?! Not zombie apocalypse?! More after the jump.

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Zombie Attacks Expected to Resume with Warm Weather, Experts Say


Zombie Attacks Expected to Resume with Warm Weather, Experts Say

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Citizens Living in Unsecured Areas Urged to Exhibit Caution as Weather Warms
The Office of Emergency Management cautions individuals living outside of secure areas to exercise extreme vigilance with the arrival of warm weather. As winter ice melts, residents can and should expect an increase in mobility and aggression from the [...]

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Crown’s Halloween Treat Bowl: The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks


Crown’s Halloween Treat Bowl: The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks

Today we have The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks by Max Brooks. This graphic novelization of some of the recorded attacks from Max’s World War Z has been a huge hit with his fans. If you’ve read it, then you know the importance of passing this information on to your friends, relatives, and blog readers.

The excerpt is below. Do with it as you will.

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Eek, Books! eBooks! World War Z Excerpt


Eek, Books! eBooks! World War Z Excerpt

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. And we are all aware that in order to avoid making the same mistakes we should be aware of our past.

This is our past.

Coupled with Max Brooks’ Zombie Survival Guide, World War Z will prepare us for what we will face again in the future. Testimony, eyewitness reports, it’s all here.

Excerpt of World War Z by Max Brooks.

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Zombie Maven Max Brooks Answers Your Top Questions at Reddit.com!


Zombie Maven Max Brooks Answers Your Top Questions at Reddit.com!

Our friends at www.reddit.com recently submitted their most pressing questions to the master of zombie fiction (?) Max Brooks, and after proper deliberation and research, Brooks has supplied his answers–IN VIDEO. Get over there and watch Max in action! Who knows? What you learn today could save your life tomorrow!
EDIT: You can also watch the [...]

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Crown’s Halloween Treat Bowl: The Zombie Survival Guide


Crown’s Halloween Treat Bowl: The Zombie Survival Guide

As you may have seen by now, Crown Publishing has put together a Halloween eBooks treat bowl for you to enjoy. You’ll want to make sure you visit that site and bookmark it (or subscribe to the Crown RSS feed) to keep up with all their latest additions.

First up at bat is The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks.

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