Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!

Due to popular demand, we're expanding our Horror Comics of the 1950s™ department to include entire new sections devoted to specific types of monsters!
First up...
ZOMBIES!
Call them the undead, the unliving, reanimated corpses, or even the ultimate carnivores, zombies are HOT, HOT, HOT!
Between Walking Dead, Dead Set, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, 28 Days Later & 28 Weeks Later, the Return of the Living Dead series, and, of course, the George Romero Living Dead series, zombies have never been more popular!
But, all those films and tv series owe a debt to the visual depictions of zombies in the horror pulps and comics of the Golden Age (1930s-1950s)!
Like video games today, those periodicals were deemed so harmful to the psyches of impressionable youths that the government held hearings about possibly banning them altogether! 
The comics industry barely survived, but ended up toning down horror comics to a mere shadow of their blood-dripping selves, only recently, in the 1990s,  returning in all their gruesome glory!
Even with modern technology, today's zombie flix are hard pressed to match these classic comics for visceral visual thrills.
So, it's with pardonable pride that Atomic Kommie Comics™ re-presents some of the creepiest and koolest covers from those bygone days, digitally-restored and remastered, on a line of collectibles including mugs, hoodies, iPad/Kindle/messenger bags, and a 2011 12-month calendar!
If you're looking for a birthday or holiday present for a fan of the life-impaired (or a treat for yourself), why not combine one of our kool kollectibles with one of the books or DVDs below for the ultimate ghoulish gift set?

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