High-concept thriller with a supernatural edge from world-famous director, whose films include Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy.
High-concept thriller with a supernatural edge from world-famous director, whose films include Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy. Now a popular Amazon TV show.
The visionary creator of the Academy Award-winning Pan's Labyrinth and a Hammett Award-winning author bring their imaginations to this bold, epic novel about a horrifying battle between man and vampire that threatens all humanity. It is the first installment in a thrilling trilogy and an extraordinary international publishing event. The Strain They have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting. Now their time has come. In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country. In two months—the world. A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down. All lights are out. All communication channels have gone quiet. Crews on the ground are lost for answers, but an alert goes out to the CDC. Dr. Eph Goodweather, head of their Canary project, a rapid-response team that investigates biological threats, gets the call and boards the plane. What he finds makes his blood run cold. In a pawnshop in Spanish Harlem, a former professor and survivor of the Holocaust named Abraham Setrakian knows something is happening. And he knows the time has come, that a war is brewing . . . So begins a battle of mammoth proportions as the vampiric virus that has infected New York begins to spill out into the streets. Eph, who is joined by Setrakian and a motley crew of fighters, must now find a way to stop the contagion and save his city—a city that includes his wife and son—before it is too late.
A vast conspiracy has made it nearly impossible for the CDC's Dr. Ephraim Goodweather to convince the world that there's a vampiric epidemic spreading across Manhattan. His only hope is to go head to head with the ancient evil responsible for the wave of bloodthirsty vamps set to drown the Big Apple... but can the strain be stopped?! * Based on the trilogy of novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. * Soon to be an FX TV show!
An inexplicable epidemic that's mutating people into bloodthirsty beasts forces Dr. Ephraim Goodweather to turn to an unlikely source for help. What secrets might be revealed in a pawnshop in Brooklyn? A plague is coming. Is it already too late to save Manhattan from this vampiric menace? Adapting the Strain Trilogy from director Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan! "This is cerebral horror with a dark, beastly side just waiting to pounce." -Comic Book Resources
When a Boeing 777 lands at JFK International Airport and goes dark on the runway, the Centers for Disease Control, fearing a terrorist attack, call in Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team of expert biological-threat first responders. Only an elderly pawnbroker from Spanish Harlem suspects a darker purpose behind the eventan ancient threat intent on covering mankind in darkness. From director Guillermo del Toro and novelist Chuck Hogan (_Prince of Thieves_)! Adapted for comics by Eisner Award-winning writer David Lapham!
The first night has fallen, and pale creatures roam the streets as a dark shadow creeps over New York City. Dr. Ephraim Goodweather is no closer to solving the mystery behind these strange incidents, andthough he doesn't know ita new visitor to the city has arrived with plans to thwart his efforts even further! Adapting the novels from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan! Adapted by David Lapham (_Stray Bullets_) and Mike Huddleston (_Butcher Baker_)! A horrifying outbreak puts a terrifying twist on the vampire genre!
Due to the machinations of a vast conspiracy, convincing the world that there's a vampiric epidemic spreading across Manhattan has been impossible for the CDC's Dr. Ephraim Goodweather. However, video footage of these vicious beastsproof of their horrifying existencemight be the first step in turning the tide against the wave of bloodthirsty vamps set to drown the Big Apple. Adapts _The Strain_ trilogy from director Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan!
What might swarms of sewer rats and a New York City pest-control specialist tell Dr. Ephraim Goodweather about the growing vampire population? Evidence gathered from beneath the city may hold the key to defeating the plague now besetting Manhattan. * Adapting the Strain Trilogy from director Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan! * Continues a saga that puts a terrifying twist on the vampire genre. * No one is safe from a terrifying new plague! "The subtle build of tension and terror still peppers every page." -IGN
When a plane goes dark on the runway, the Centers for Disease Control, fearing a terrorist attack, calls in Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, but no one suspects a darker purpose behind the event--an ancient threat intent on covering mankind in darkness.
"This volume collects the comic book series The Strain: The night eternal #1-#12 and "A man of refined tastes," originally published in Free Comic Book Day 2015, from Dark Horse Comics."--Title page verso.
The rebels' victory at Camp Liberty has emboldened their efforts against the Master's vampire army, but a traitor in their ranks leaves an opening for the Master to strike back even harder. The fate of humanity ultimately resides with one man. Will Dr. Ephraim Goodweather finally snap and make a deal to see his son? Or will he use some newfound information to destroy the Master once and for all? This final collection of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan's epic Strain Trilogy features The Strain: The Night Eternal #7-#12.
Il fumetto che ha ispirato la serie TV! L’epidemia di vampirismo inghiotte Manhattan e la strana squadra formata da Ephraim Goodweather si prepara a fronteggiare Sardu, il Signore. La chiave per la loro vittoria potrebbero essere... i ratti?! Mentre la cospirazione che ha consegnato New York ai vampiri si dispiega in tutto il suo orrore, scopriamo da che parte si schiererà il rude Felix. Vittima o carnefice? I misteri cominciano a dipanarsi, nel primo capitolo a fumetti della trilogia di Guillermo del Toro e Chuck Hogan, sceneggiata dal fuoriclasse David Lapham!
Il fumetto che ha ispirato la serie TV! A causa delle manipolazioni di Eldritch Palmer, Ephraim e Nora sono in fuga dalla polizia, ricercati per l’omicidio del capitano Redfern. E mentre un nuovo elemento chiave si unisce alle loro file, prosegue la ricerca del rifugio dei vampiri...
“A high-tech vampire epic....Terrifying.” —San Francisco Chronicle “Part The Andromeda Strain, part Night of the Living Dead.” —Salon.com “Chuck Hogan is known for his taut thrillers, Guillermo del Toro for his surreal horror films…The Strain brings out the best of each.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune An epic battle for survival begins between man and vampire in The Strain—the first book in a heart-stopping trilogy from one of Hollywood’s most inventive storytellers and a critically acclaimed thriller writer. Guillermo del Toro, the genius director of the Academy Award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, and Hammett Award-winning author Chuck Hogan have joined forces to boldly reinvent the vampire novel. Brilliant, blood-chilling, and unputdownable, The Strain is a nightmare of the first order.
When a Boeing 777 lands at JFK International Airport and goes dark on the runway, the Center for Disease Control, fearing a terrorist attack, calls in Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team of expert biological-threat first responders. Only an elderly pawnbroker from Spanish Harlem suspects a darker purpose behind the event--an ancient threat intent on covering mankind in darkness. In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country. In two months--the world. This horrifying first chapter introduces an outbreak of diabolical proportions that puts a terrifying twist on the vampire genre! Collects issues #1 through #6.
In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country. In two months . . . the world. At New York's JFK Airport an arriving Boeing 777 taxiing along a runway suddenly stops dead. All the shades have been drawn, all communication channels have mysteriously gone quiet. Dr. Eph Goodweather, head of a CDC rapid-response team investigating biological threats, boards the darkened plane . . . and what he finds makes his blood run cold. A terrifying contagion has come to the unsuspecting city, an unstoppable plague that will spread like an all-consuming wildfire—lethal, merciless, hungry . . . vampiric. And in a pawnshop in Spanish Harlem an aged Holocaust survivor knows that the war he has been dreading his entire life is finally here . . .
As an eclipse covers New York City in midday darkness, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team from the Centers for Disease Control struggle to find an explanation for what happened to flight 753. But when the symptoms don't add up to chemical warfare, and bizarre circumstances unexplained by modern medicine arise, Ephraim begins to entertain the ramblings of a Holocaust survivor who knows too much about this unknown threat. Based on the vampire novels from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan (_Prince of Thieves_)! Adapted by David Lapham (_Stray Bullets_) and artist Mike Huddleston (_Butcher Baker, the Righteous Maker_)! "After conquering the film, TV and novel world, multihyphenate Guillermo del Toro set his sights on his childhood love: comic books."_Variety_
Dr. Ephraim Goodweather scrambles to prevent a possible epidemic and find out what caused the deaths of hundreds of passengers on Flight 753. Terrorism? Chemical warfare? An airborne disease? None of the likely candidates have reared their heads, but as the first night since the incident at JFK International Airport falls on Manhattan, the question is ... what will? * Based on the novel trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan! * Adapted for comics by Eisner Award-winning writer David Lapham (_Stray Bullets_) and artist Mike Huddleston (_Butcher Baker_, _The Coffin_)! * "After conquering the film, TV and novel world, multihyphenate Guillermo del Toro set his sights on his childhood love: comic books."--Variety
Manhattan's vampire hunters have little hope of defeating the hordes of vampires teeming the streets, but pawnbroker Abraham Setrakian is convinced that an old tome holds the key to defeating the Master.