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Reanimator (2015 Dynamite) #1

Dr. Herbert West, the Reanimator, returns!

Setting up shop in New Orleans, the brilliant Dr. West continues his life's work: the revival of the dead by purely chemical means.

To accomplish this task, he recruits Susan Greene, a young and wide-eyed pharmacologist fascinated by his macabre experiments.

Initially unfazed by West's unorthodox practices (including how he funds his research - by selling zombie brain fluid as a narcotic), Susan may regret her scientific curiosity as sinister forces - those aligned with elder gods and Haitian voodoo - begin to align against the Reanimator! 

The team of writer Keith Davidsen, artist Randy Valiente, and colorist Jorge Sutil does a fantastic job of telling the story, which is brisk and engaging.

The biggest question left to ask at the end of this issue is when will the next one be out?

Part of this review can be found on the mycomicshop.com website here.

(posted June 1, 2015)