We survived the zombie apocalypse, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have (temporarily?) defeated the living dead, but at what cost? Told in the haunting and riveting voices of the men and women who witnessed the horror firsthand, World War Z, a #1 New York Times bestseller and the basis for the blockbuster movie, is the only record of the plague years.
World War Z is a 2013 American action horror film directed by Marc Forster. The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator who must travel the world to find a way to stop a zombie pandemic. World War Z premiered in London on June 3, 2013, and was released everywhere on June 21, 2013, in the United States, in 2D and RealD 3D. The film received positive reviews for Brad Pitt's performance and as a realistic revival of the zombie genre. It has become the becoming the highest-grossing zombie film of all time. A sequel was announced shortly after the film's release and is currently in production.
Zombies are popular in this day and age, especially in movies and television. But they're also popular in literature and graphic novels. World War Z helped start the hype - now check out these suggested adult fiction titles for all of your undead needs.
Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - derailing the War Between the States and changing the nation forever. Jane is studying to become an Attendant, trained in both weaponry and etiquette to protect the well-to-do. But it's not a life Jane wants. When families around Baltimore County begin to go missing, Jane is caught in the middle of a conspiracy and the restless dead are the least of her problems.
In this critically-acclaimed anthology, a zombie outbreak reaches pandemic proportions during World War II. Soldiers not only contend with each other but with a horrifying and seemingly unstoppable army of the undead.
Zombies have infested a fallen America. A young girl named Temple is on the run. Haunted by her past and pursued by a killer, Temple is surrounded by death and danger, hoping to be set free. Temple must decide where ultimately to make a home and find the salvation she seeks.
For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it's up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that has come with them. In a town where the living has to learn to deal with those who are supposed to be dead, Officer Cypress must solve a brutal murder, and everyone, alive or undead, is a suspect.
This is the graphic novel the fans demanded: major zombie attacks from the dawn of humanity. On the African savannas, against the legions of ancient Rome, on the high seas with Francis Drake - every civilization has faced them. Here are the grisly and heroic stories - complete with eye-popping artwork that pulsates with the hideous faces of the undead.