Marvel has officially unveiled the first preview from George Romero's upcoming comic series "Empire of the Dead" featuring art from Alex Maleev. By the time the series is finally released on January 8, 2014 it will have been nearly a year since the series was initially teased by Marvel. You can check out the first pages for the series along with the official description of the debut issue after the jump!
Originally written as a 300 page screenplay, which Romero says he might adapt into a series of novels to boot, "Empire of The Dead" is slated to run for fifteen issues. It's officially described as…
• Welcome to New York City years after the undead plague has erupted—but just because Manhattan has been quarantined, don’t think that everyone inside is safe!
• Not only do flesh-eaters roam within Manhattan, but there’s another ancient predator about to take a bite out of the Big Apple!
• Plus: It’s a terrorizing team-up in variant cover form when the Zombie Godfather unites with the Zombie King – Arthur Suydam!