The Strain #1

    The Strain » The Strain #1 released by Dark Horse Comics on December 1, 2011.

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    When a Boeing 777 lands at JFK International Airport and is unable to be opened, the Center for Disease Control is on first call but believes the situation might be too much for them to handle.

    Assuming a possible terrorist attack, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team of expert biological-threat are called into the scene, but what lies inside the airplane is much deeper and darker than anyone could have imagined.



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    Gets the Job Done 0

    The Good: Going by the second cover on the page, because that's the one I have, the cover is fantastic. I have some other problems with it, but the overall presentation is fantastic. Showing us a character in a hazmat suit blended into a group of samey vampires is haunting, but I love the detail put in to make each vampire distinct from the others. I again have some personal issues I'll discuss later with the interior art, but by itself it looks REALLY cool. All too often adaptation comics will ...

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    The Strain is by far my favorite vampire novel. Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan do an amazing job of re-imagining an old character. As I originally read the novel, I remembered thinking to myself that this story would look amazing on the pages of a comic book. Thankfully, Dark Horse thought the same! David Lapham and Mike Huddleston, along with the novel's authors, make the characters from the pages of The Strain come alive!Issue #1 Overview:We start our journey in Romania in the year 1927 wh...

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