40 years ago the first American vampire became the unlikely savior to the children of Boggy Depot and forged an unlikely agreement with the town. They leave him and his family alone, and he’ll save any children from whatever lives in the swamp. But now Judd needs saving, and his grandkids only hope is their mother. Only problem is she’s more dangerous than the swamp.
It usually makes me hesitate whenever I come across a new title and it isn’t the first issue. This time though, I was able to take a gander at the first one before moving onto this. So, with no worry of feeling lost reading issue two, I continued with the story of Blood & Dust: The Life and Undeath of Judd Glenny.
So, jumping right into it, Judd heads into the swamp to rescue one of his grandkids from the swamp monster that he now regrets not killing before. Before seeing the rest of the present story, we also get a flashback to when Judd first saved one of the town kids from the creature, putting him in their good graces. Forwarding back to the now, it appears Judd is the one who needs saving as the monster has grown stronger. It seems that momma Glenny may need to be freed from her chains to rescue her family.
I thought the dark visuals that I saw in both issues of this book fit the bill just right for a title of this manner. The fight scenes we got in this issue specifically were very fun to follow along with. I was also quite a fan of the design for this swamp monster Judd faced off against and look forward to see more of it.
This tale of a vampire doing what he can do make up for some of the terrible deeds in his past is a nice change from the norm. I’m really curious to see the results of letting his daughter loose as I’m sure nothing good will come of it. I’d be happy to continue reading this title and definitely look forward to seeing what happens next.
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Geek-o-Rama received a copy of this book for the purpose of this review. All thoughts, comments and opinions are those of the individual reviewer.