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Undead in the West II

They Just Keep Coming

by Cynthia J. Miller Editor · A. Bowdoin Van Riper Editor


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The undead are back! In Undead in the West: Vampires, Zombies, Mummies, and Ghosts on the Cinematic Frontier, Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper assembled a collection of essays that explored the unique intersection of two seemingly distinct genres in cinema: the western and the horror film.

In this new volume, Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming, Miller and Van Riper expand their examination of undead Westerns to include not only film, but literature, sequential art, gaming, and fan culture (fan fiction, blogging, fan editing, and zombie walks). These essays run the gamut from comics and graphic novels such as American Vampire, Preacher, and Priest, and games like Darkwatch and Red Dead Redemption, to novels and short stories by celebrated writers including Robert E. Howard, Joe R. Lansdale, and Stephen King.

Featuring a foreword by renowned science fiction author William F. Nolan (Logan's Run) and an afterword by acclaimed game designer Paul O'Connor (Darkwatch), this collection will appeal to scholars of literature, gaming, and popular culture, as well as to fans of this unique hybrid.

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Cynthia J. Miller (Editor)

Cynthia J. Miller is the editor of Too Bold for the Box Office: The Mockumentary from Big Screen to Small (Scarecrow, 2012), and co-editor, with Julie Anne Taddeo, of the award-winning Steaming Into a Victorian Future: A Steampunk Anthology (Scare...

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