"Rex, Zombie Killer #1" Loose in the Wild!

Rex, Zombie Killer #1, the comic book from publisher Big Dog Ink, is now at your local Comic Shop!

Rex, Zombie Killer tells the story of a hyper-intelligent Golden Retriever and a small pack of animals -- including a gorilla with a baseball bat -- trying to cross the country after a zombie apocalypse.

We're still receiving letters from fans and positive reviews, for which we're eternally grateful!


In addition to previous reviews from folks like FANGORIA, AIN'T IT COOL NEWS, NEWSARAMA, SHOCK TILL YOU DROP, BROKEN FRONTIER and many more, check out these recent reviews:

COMIC BUYERS GUIDE magazine: "Terrific characters, crisp writing, good art and storytelling, thrills aplenty...'Rex, Zombie Killer' is a smart, smart comic book..." --Tony Isabella's "Tony's Tips" Column, Issue #1692

RUE MORGUE magazine: "...fun, suspenseful and genuinely moving. Yes, the gorilla is cool, but any comic that brings a tear to this cynical reviewer's eye is a genuine winner." --Pedro Cabezuelo, Issue #123

WORD OF THE NERD website: "...this story was overwhelming in a beautiful way and I think if you don't read it, you'll be missing something wonderful....'Rex, Zombie Killer' is one of the best surprises of the year." --Bex

FANBOY VERSUS podcast: "Buttercup's my new hero...if you enjoy 'Axe Cop,' you would enjoy this...it's just fun..." --Nicole D. Hale, Episode #100

COMICBOOK SHOWDOWN podcast: "I'm going to gush right now...I loved this book, I loved the art, I loved the story...to say I liked it would be kind of an understatement..." --Judy, Episode #127

Check out all the advance reviews right here -- and then pick up your own copy to find out what all the buzz is about!

Rex, Zombie Killer is ONLY available at your local comic shop!

You can find your nearest comic shop via the Comic Shop Locator by calling 1-888-COMIC-BOOK or at www.comicshoplocator.com.

"Rex, Zombie Killer #1" Hits Comic Shops on May 2, 2012!


Rex, Zombie Killer #1, the new comic book from publisher Big Dog Ink, arrives in comic shops on May 2, 2012!

Rex, Zombie Killer tells the story of a hyper-intelligent Golden Retriever and a small pack of animals -- including a gorilla with a baseball bat -- trying to cross the country after a zombie apocalypse.

And if the zombies aren't bad enough, the animals will have to face an outlaw biker gang, too!

It's 56 full-color pages of animals versus zombies versus bikers for only $3.50!

Check out the advance reviews below -- and then pick up your own copy to find out what all the buzz is about:

FANGORIA magazine: "...wonderfully fresh and different...highly entertaining...it's pure fun, but so much more."

SHOCK TILL YOU DROP: "...one of the most unique horror comics in years..."

NEWSARAMA: Rated a 9 out of 10! "[a] story of heroism and camaraderie but spares us the cutesy pretentiousness inherent in most animal tales...I highly recommend this..."

BROKEN FRONTIER: "...packs a ton of exciting skull-crushing content...incredibly moving, and at times hilarious..."

COMIC NEWS INSIDER: "...Homeward Bound meets The Walking Dead..."

AIN'T IT COOL NEWS: "...a real hoot...can’t wait for the next issue..."

COMICS WORTH READING: "...We3 meets The Walking Dead..."

POP CULTURE NETWORK: "Slick art...Really well written...keeps you turning pages and leaves you wanting more."

NERDVANA: "...the action never really backs off...I loved this book..."

See more reviews here!

Contact your local comic shop now and ask them to hold a copy for you on May 2nd!

Rex, Zombie Killer is ONLY available at local comic shops!

You can find your nearest comic shop via the Comic Shop Locator by calling 1-888-COMIC-BOOK or at www.comicshoplocator.com.

Rex, Zombie Killer #1 -- Pre-order Your Copy Now!


Rex, Zombie Killer #1 is now available for pre-order at your Local Comic Shop!

Listed under publisher Big Dog Ink, you can check out our full-page advertisement in the February Diamond Previews catalog on p. 294 (and shown at right)! Rex, ZK was also highlighted by Diamond as a "Spotlight" title for February.

The advance solicitation, listed under Big Dog Ink on p. 253 reads:

"In the wake of a zombie apocalypse, a Golden Retriever and a small pack of animals, accompanied by a bat-wielding gorilla, attempt to cross the country to find safety. But they'll face many dangers, including a group of outlaw bikers! Homeward Bound meets The Walking Dead in this double-sized one-shot!"

The one-shot contains over 50 full-color pages for only $3.50.

To ensure your friendly Local Comic Shop has a copy for you, please pre-order it!

Just let the shop know you'd like to order Rex, Zombie Killer #1 and that the "Diamond Order Code" is FEB12 0806.

You can find your nearest comic shop via the Comic Shop Locator by calling 1-888-COMIC-BOOK or at www.comicshoplocator.com.

Or, you can pre-order it from any online comic shop dealing in new comics, such as Discount Comic Book Service.

We hope you'll check it out!

Animals vs. Zombies in Rex, Zombie Killer #1!

On May 2, 2012, comic book publisher Big Dog Ink will release the hounds, as three dogs, a cat, and a gorilla with a baseball bat battle the walking dead in Rex, Zombie Killer #1.

In the wake of a zombie apocalypse, a hyper-intelligent Golden Retriever named Rex, a sign language-speaking gorilla, and a small pack of animals begin a perilous cross-country journey to find safety...and a home.

"I've always wondered what happens to pets when the zombies arrive," explained writer Rob Anderson. "And I've always loved stories that show the heart and tenacity of animals, like WE3 and Homeward Bound / The Incredible Journey."

"In Rex, ZK, the animals are trying to make their way across California to an underground government bunker where the scientist who raised Rex is now in hiding. But Rex isn't necessarily revealing everything he knows about the situation to his pack."

"This is a story I've been wanting to tell since at least 2008, because it combines three of my big passions: animals, zombies and comic books," Anderson said.

"My constant writing companions are my dog and cat, and they're well trained for the coming zombie apocalypse with their patented 'play dead' routine."

The book was also a perfect fit for cover and interior artist DaFu Yu. "From an artistic standpoint, I love drawing monsters, and zombies fit in that category," Yu said. "I'm already detail-oriented in my style, but I go a little crazy when I draw zombies!"

Big Dog Ink Publisher, Tom Hutchinson, added, "This giant-sized one-shot is the latest addition to our creator-owned titles, and it's a unique, high quality story at a special price. We're very excited to add it to the BDI catalog!"

Rex, Zombie Killer #1 is written by Rob Anderson (Animal Control: Special Creatures Unit, Great Zombies in History) with interior and cover art by DaFu Yu (Grimm Fairy Tales, Wonderland Annual), colors by Kevin Volo, letters and design by E.T. Dollman, and edited by Paul Allor (Clockwork).

The double-sized, 56-page one-shot ships May 2, 2012 at a special price of only $3.50, and may be pre-ordered at your local comic shop. (Diamond Previews Order Code: FEB120806) The comic book will be in full color in standard comic book format. It is rated TEEN+ (13 & up) for mature themes and violence. Additional one-shots are planned for the future.

About Big Dog Ink
Founded in 2009, Big Dog Ink (www.BigDogInk.com) is the publisher of comic book properties such as Penny For Your Soul, Critter, and the upcoming werewolf/vampire horror series, Ursa Minor. Big Dog Ink's new hit series, The Legend of Oz: The Wicked West, charted in the "Diamond Top 300" list in November of 2011.

For more information on Rex, Zombie Killer, visit: www.RexZombieKiller.com

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