Comics publisher ABLAZE has announced that Barnes & Noble will be among the key national retailers stocking the zombie survival-horror adventure, Crueler Than Dead, by Tsukasa Saimura and Kozo Takahashi. The first issue of the new manga series launches in print and digitally on September 21, 2021.
Readers are invited to order their copy directly from Barnes & Noble at:
Crueler Than Dead is distributed in North America by Diamond Book Distributors.
CRUELER THAN DEAD
Release Date: September 21, 2021
No one knows where it started… but when the world finally realized what was going on, it was already too late.
When Maki Akagi wakes up in a lab full of corpses, she learns from a dying soldier that she is the result of a last-ditch experiment to cure humans of a virus turning them into zombies. Accompanied by a young boy who also miraculously escaped, she will have to try to get to the very center of a devastated Tokyo filled with bloodthirsty monsters. The dome located there contains the last survivors of mankind. And humanity’s very survival depends solely on a few drops of this miraculous vaccine…
Inspired by Katsuhiro Otomo, The Walking Dead, Romero classics, and new zombie films like 24 Hours Later, Crueler Than Dead delights in the meticulous detail of decomposed flesh, with a wicked and hungry eye… evoking a modern vision of a zombie world that is terrifying and tension filled.