Review: Dead Or Alive #1

Red 5 continue to release some excellent mini series which are readable for all!

Written: Scott Chitwood
Art: Alfonso Ruiz
Colors: Garry Henderson
Letters: Troy Peteri
Cover: Matt Busch


Story: “The Good, The Bad, and the Zombie”

When two down-on-their-luck cowboys capture the most wanted outlaw in the West, they get more than they bargained for when they discover a Comanche shaman has infected him with an ancient zombie virus. If the zombie doesn’t kill them, the Comanche, rival bounty hunters, and other outlaws will!


I never really got into cowboy comics, or zombie comics – so why did I enjoy this initial issue so much?

Maybe it’s the art, which is very good – there are some excellent scenes here, from the light hearted and ‘happier’ times, to the dark parts. Maybe it’s because, at this point, we don’t get a full look at the zombies? Which increase the suspense?

The mix between the old times and the ‘now’ is very good, with some excellent overall visuals too!

The writing is also very good – well paced with a nice mix of cowboy humour, darkness and action! There are some excellent points here.

I like the sense of history with the title – there could be something like this!

To me, this is a mix in a comic which seems wrong, but works in so many ways – if you are tired of the same old tropes in comics, then I would recommend you look towards Red 5 – with titles like this you will be entertained

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,477 other subscribers.

This is 3 Million Years

3 Million Years is your mobile comics blog.

I will endevor to bring the latest news, reviews and commentary in digital comics online, on iOS and Android.

If you are looking for comics on the iPhone, iPad, Android and other mobile devices this is where you get your news!

With news from Comixology, iVerse and other developers and the latest comics from the likes of Marvel, DC, IDW and more you can get all you need from 3 Million Years

Do you want to talk more digital comics to me? You can contact me at the link below...
Contact Me
or go to the contact page and get me through one of the links!

Comic Previews

Preview: The Complete Caballistic.Inc

February 19, 2019 Michael Nimmo 0

A new collection from the pages of 2000 AD – The Complete Caballistic.Inc! CREATIVE TEAM: Gordon Rennie (w) Dom Reardon (a) Tom Frame, Ellie De Ville, Annie Parkhouse, Simon Bowland (l) RELEASE DATE: 21st February 2019 (UK) […]

Comic Previews

Preview: 2000 AD – Prog 2119

February 18, 2019 Michael Nimmo 0

Here’s what’s inside this week’s 2000 AD – Prog 2119 UK and DIGITAL: 20th February 2019 £2.85 NORTH AMERICA: 20th March 2019 $22.40 (per pack) DIAMOND: DEC182014 COVER: LUKE PREECE In this issue:JUDGE DREDD: MACHINE LAW by John Wagner (w) Colin […]

About Michael Nimmo 9483 Articles
Owner of the site, lord of all....