I am enjoying this series. It’s not at all what I expected. I nearly didn’t buy in to it and wasn’t sure what to expect.
In this issue, Ash is rescued by Spider-Man, teams up briefly with the Punisher, and gets his brains bitten out by Howard the Duck. It was pretty shocking to see the Punisher kill the King Pin, and was really cool to see his self-assured nature be his downfall. I also liked the fact that it ends with the death of Ash and I have absolutely no idea how they’ll pull him out of it… if they plan to at all.
Unfortunately this series does have a few low points.
First off, the dialogue is somewhat annoying. It has it’s decent moments, but for the most part it feels like filler to get you to the next brain splattering panel. Ash is particularly getting on my nerves.
Secondly the art is nowhere near as good as the original Marvel Zombies series (not counting the totally awesome covers of course). That being said, I’ve seen much worse in the way of art and can’t complain too much.
If you enjoy seeing various Marvel characters in different degrees of decay, or are a big zombie (or Army of Darkness) fan, you should not skip this series.