Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the first volume of Impaler, a tale sent during the time of Vlad Tepes, and follows the anti-hero who must save the world from a plague of vampires.Â Â Â The series only ran three issues at Image Comics before it was canceled.Â Now, you can read the complete story in one book.Â Take the jump for the complete first issue of the six issue mini-series.
Top Cow has announced Impaler will get an ongoing series from the company.Â The vampire thriller by William Harms with art by Matt Timson has had success with the first trade paperback, thus more vamp stories are on the way. â€œVampires continue to resonate with people â€“ just look at the success of properties like HBOâ€™s True Blood and Stephenie Meyerâ€™s Twilight books,â€ said Top Cowâ€™s VP Marketing and Sales Mel Caylo in a prepared statement. â€œWe recognized Impaler is truly a fresh, new spin on the â€˜vampire mythosâ€™ and were excited to keep the story going. We think it
Top Cow has announced the first volume of its Impaler trade will arrive in October, with a new sereis hitting stores in September. In Impaler, a derelict cargo ship is found adrift offshore during a terrible blizzard in New York City. When New Yorkâ€™s Finest is sent to investigate the missing crew, an unspeakable horror is unleashed that quickly spreads all over the snow-covered borough, as a vampire plague quickly moves through the cityâ€™s population. The peopleâ€™s only hope lies in Vlad Tepes, the real-life historical inspiration for the vampire legend, Dracula. Vlad the Impaler arrives to defend the city