The insatiable appetite for zombies seems to have no rational end. And even before the brunt of brain-eaters seen in Kirkman's Walking Dead and vid-games like Dead Island hit the hungry masses, zombies prowled the comic book shelves. For the 25th installment in our 31 Days of Halloween posts, here's a splattery platter of cool covers from the past 50 years to nibble on.
For more than five decades, the repulsive undead ramblers known as zombies have shared our collective lives ... and deaths. These crazed corpses stormed into the four-color chaos with the rising tide of interest in all things grim and gruesome beginning in the 1950s, and they just keep on comin'. Our beloved zombies grace many an iconic cover in these prized issues, presented in all their organ-rotting, skin-shedding, worm-ridden glory.
Here's a collection of some memorable front-page portraits from the likes of Tomb of Darkness, Creepy, Tales of the Zombie and more. May you find your friendly favorites, and don't forget what an empty world it would be without the little marrow-munchers.
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