As for Gilbert, he presents readers with the captivating “King Vampire,” a story which revolves around killer vampires. Although I have a slight bias against vampire stories (I prefer zombies since they tend to have more gore and less romance), Beto breaks the clichéd plot expectations popularized by tween Twilighters and goes for a bleaker and more sinister take on the genre. The result is a gripping tale filled with plot twists, violence, and absolutely gorgeous art. Just look at this panel and you’ll get exactly what I’m saying:
With Love and Rockets: New Stories #4, the Hernandez Brothers establish once more their immeasurable contribution to the world of comics. Instead of producing works that are stale and predictable, the duo is creating comics that are as imaginative and fresh as ever. I can’t even begin to imagine what they will come up with next. In the meantime, come on down to the store and get yourself a copy of New Stories #4! You will not regret it!