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Radical Launches the Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency This October

Radical Publishing is proud and excited to announce the October 2009 debut of its newest miniseries, FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency, written by popular comic writer David Hine (Civil War: X-Men, Spider-Man Noir).

“Hine has the unique ability to take familiar horrors and turn them into new terrors. FVZA is David Hine at his best. Prepare for a bloody fun ride.” — Steve Niles

Based on the popular website FVZA.org, created by Richard S. Dargan, FVZA chronicles a world where a deadly disease transforms innocent victims into zombies, resulting in a long dormant government task force being called back into action: the Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency. Throughout history, from the Civil War to World War II, the FVZA protected humanity from the blood-sucking and flesh-eating hordes — until a cure was discovered that sent the undead to their graves. When a new, incurable strain of the virus ravages a small town in America, Agent Landra Pecos must call upon her lethal skills to eradicate the threat. But as Landra delves deeper into her investigation of the undead menace, she uncovers shocking secrets that will forever change her family, her world and her life.

FVZA is a cutting edge reinterpretation of American history and Radical is excited to bring it to life,” said Radical Publishing President and Publisher Barry Levine. “David Hine is just a phenomenal writer who is taking a fresh mythology to new heights. Longtime fans of the website as well as new readers won’t be disappointed with David’s amazing take on the FVZA.”

The three-issue miniseries will be the next title in Radical Publishing’s new 64-page, bookshelf format, with a low $4.99 price point. Also featured in issue #1 is a special preview of The Last Days of American Crime by Rick Remender (Punisher, Fear Agent), Radical’s next bookshelf title, on sale December 2009.

You can view a 5 page preview of FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency #1 from the Diamond Comics’ Previews World site in the link below.

http://www.previewsworld.com/public/default.asp?t=1&m=1&c=23&s=576&ai=85866

FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency #1 appears in the August 2009 issue of Diamond Previews with covers from both John Bolton (DCD# AUG091034) and Clint Langley (DCD# AUG091035). FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency #1 is 64-page prestige comic for only $4.99.

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