30 Days of Night, Volume 1

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IDW Pub., 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 104 pages
313 Reviews
In a sleepy, secluded Alaska town called Barrow, the sun sets and doesn't rise for over thirty consecutive days and nights. From the darkness, across the frozen wasteland, an evil will come that will bring the residents of Barrow to their knees. The only hope for the town is the Sheriff and Deputy, husband and wife who are torn between their own survival and saving the town they love.

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The artwork is still stellar with an interesting story. - Goodreads
The artwork is just wonky enough to not be terrifying. - Goodreads
Still love this artwork... - Goodreads

Review: 30 Days of Night, Vol. 1 (30 Days of Night #1)

User Review  - Raine Gregus - Goodreads

I'm going to echo what I feel like a lot of people are saying. Visually, the story was beautiful. I love the artwork. However, the plotline and tension were a little lacking. The story went by too quick and the end was written in practically two pages. It was all set up and ending. Read full review

Review: 30 Days of Night, Vol. 3: Return to Barrow (30 Days of Night #3)

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

I thought this wrapped up the series nicely--still a quick read, but with a bit more meat to it than the original. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Steve Niles is one of the writers responsible for bringing horror comics back into prominence, and he currently works for the six top American comic publishers--Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW Publishing, and Radical Comics. He is the creator of "30 Days of Night "and its six sequels, "Criminal Macabre", "Wake the Dead", "Alistair Arcane", "Freaks of the Heartland", and "The Lurkers "(all adapted or in development as feature films), and the writer of "Batman: Gotham After Midnight "and "Simon Dark". He lives in Los Angeles.

Templesmith was born in Perth, Western Australia. He attended Curtin University of Technology and has a degree in Design and now draws comic books and does freelance illustration, as well as work for bands and concept art for movies. He lives and works in his studio in Perth.

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