LivingWithDead1Fc.jpgIf you were surrounded by hordes of zombies, and the only other people around were your best friend and a really hot girl, would you be able to keep your friendship?

That’s the premise of Living with the Dead from Dark Horse Comics.

Straw and Whip are buddies who have somehow managed to live through a plague that’s left the world with seven billion brain-hungry zombies in its wake. They soon learn that Living with the Dead is harder than it looks as they try to keep up the appearance of being like the rest of the decomposing masses. Things really heat up when a damsel in distress needs their help.

Instead of taking the zombie genre too seriously, it is good to finally see creators coming around and starting to poke fun. In film, a genre ends up running its course when spoofs of the genre start to be made. Perhaps this and Army of Darkness v. Marvel Zombies are the first shots across the bow of the end of the zombie movement.

Living with the Dead will arrive on October 10 for $2.99.


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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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