American Vampire (2010 series) #01-5 [SET] — Volume 01: Big Break and Bad Blood

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The First collection of the Series follows two stories:

One written by Scott Snyder

and one written by Stephen King,

Both featuring art by superstar Rafael Albuquerque. 

Snyder's tale “Big Break” follows Pearl, a young woman living in 1920s Los Angeles, who is brutally turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European monsters who tortured and abused her.

And King's story, “Bad Blood” is set in the days of America's Wild West, in which the readers learn the origin of Skinner Sweet, the original American vampire - a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before.

 

 

Collecting issues #1-5.

 

 

American Vampire (2010 series) #1
By Scott Snyder & Rafael Albuquerque and Stephen King & Rafael Albuquerque. 
“Big Break” and “Bad Blood” 
Witness the birth of a brand new species of vampire in this new ongoing series that begins with five extra-sized issues featuring back-to-back stories by exciting new writer Scott Snyder and the master of horror himself, Stephen King! When notorious outlaw Skinner Sweet is attacked by an old enemy (who happens to be a member of the undead), the first American vampire is born... a vampire powered by the sun, stronger, fiercer, and meaner than anything that came before. Plus... Pearl Jones is a struggling young actress in 1920s Los Angeles. But when her big break brings her face-to-face with an ancient evil, her Hollywood dream quickly turns into a brutal, shocking nightmare.
American Vampire (2010 series) #2
By Scott Snyder & Rafael Albuquerque and Stephen King & Rafael Albuquerque. 
“Morning Star” and “Deep Water”
It's been nearly 20 years since notorious outlaw Skinner Sweet was buried on boot hill. But when a group of grave-robbing collectors of Western memorabilia uncover his final resting place, they find much, much more than they bargained for. And: Pearl Jones was attacked and left for dead by a cabal of powerful Hollywood vampires. Now, a mysterious stranger comes calling and Pearl gets a second chance at life - and at revenge.
American Vampire (2010 series) #3
By Scott Snyder & Rafael Albuquerque and Stephen King & Rafael Albuquerque. 
“Rough Cut” and Blood Vengeance”
The era of the American vampire officially begins as Pearl Jones declares war on the powerful coven of vampires that ended her life, and Skinner Sweet declares war on, well, everyone! Scores will be settled in blood in this installment, the third of five over-sized issues featuring stories by author Scott Snyder and the master of horror himself, Stephen King.
American Vampire (2010 series) #4
By Scott Snyder & Rafael Albuquerque and Stephen King & Rafael Albuquerque. 
“Double Exposure” and “One Drop of Blood“
It's high noon for the American vampire as Pearl Jones faces off with the coven that ended her human life and Skinner Sweet gets the showdown he's been demanding for the last 20 years – with his old adversary Marshall James Book. Scores will be settled in this extra-sized issue of AMERICAN VAMPIRE, with stories by author Scott Snyder and the master of horror himself, Stephen King.
American Vampire (2010 series) #5
By Scott Snyder & Rafael Albuquerque and Stephen King & Rafael Albuquerque. 
“Curtain Call” and “If Thy Right Hand Offend Thee, Cut it Off”
It all comes down to this: revenge. It's payback time, as fledgling vampire Pearl Jones finally confronts the vicious Hollywood coven that left her for dead, and Will Bunting reveals the final, shocking chapter in the saga of James Book and his deadliest adversary, American vampire Skinner Sweet. Be there for the unforgettable, double conclusion to the first arc of AMERICAN VAMPIRE.