The Map of Zombies

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In the past 10 years, humanity has cowered before an endless horde of zombies. Since “28 Days Later”, 2004’s “Dawn of the Dead”, “Land of the Dead” and Max Brooks’ books, zombies have become the most popular monster of the 21st century.

As a horror fan, when I hear that something has “zombies,” I want to know: are they fast zombies or slow zombies? Viral zombies, supernatural zombies or alien-invasion zombies? Headshot zombies, living zombies or writhing-severed-limbs zombies? Crazed, unreasonable people who are alive but act ‘zombie-like’? Voodoo zombies, cannibal zombies or rotting Etruscan curse zombies?

Jason Thompson’s The Map of Zombies on Kickstarter via the artist’s blog Mockman.

This entry was posted in Geekery, Visual Art, Zombies by Heretic. Bookmark the permalink.

About Heretic

I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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