Whenever innocent blood is spilled upon the sand of the Old West, a foul wind blows in across the frontier! Fear not! For that fould stench belongs to Zeke Deadwood: Zombie Lawman! Created, drawn, and co-written by award-nominated artist Thomas Boatwright with Ryan Rubio (creators of Cemetery Blues) comes a classic western tale of Saturday matinee action with a healthy dose of B-movie horror.
We spoke with co-creator, Thomas Boatwright about the comic.
The Big Bad Wolf: Can you give our readers a synopsis of Zeke Deadwood: Zombie Lawman?
Thomas Boatwright: Its a classic story of bandits riding into a town and causing mayhem. The
townsfolk are of course helpless to stop them. Only a lone rider from out of
the west can save them. This time its an undead lawman called Zeke Deadwood.
The Big Bad Wolf: How did Zeke rise from the grave?
Not really sure myself. I've got a few theories, but I'm waiting for him to
The Big Bad Wolf: Can you talk a bit about the outlaws that Zeke will face in this book?
They're an average batch of western outlaws in that they live to drink, rob,
and womanize. Their leader if a large man called Bloody Bill Rojas.
The Big Bad Wolf: What can we expect from this book in terms of blood and gore?
Mostly implied. Its mostly based around the idea that Zeke is an old radio
show. Nothing worse than anything in an old EC comic.
The Big Bad Wolf: Is this an ongoing, or mini series?
Right now its just this one shot. But the response has been amazing. I'm
working on a couple more one shots.
The Big Bad Wolf: When is the release date and how much does the book cost?
Its 3.50 and should be out the end of July.
The Big Bad Wolf: Whoís the rest of the
creative team on the book?
My co-writer on Cemetery Blues, Ryan Rubio helped co-write it.
The Big Bad Wolf: Where can our readers find out more about Zeke Deadwood: Zombie Lawman?
SLG Publishing's website should have all the info you need.
The Big Bad Wolf: In closing, what would you like to say to our readers about Zeke Deadwood:
Zeke is one of my favorite things to draw and Ive been sketching him for
years. I'm happy to finally have this one shot published through such a
great company like SLG.
The Big Bad Wolf: Thank you for your time,
Thomas! Best of luck with this title!
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