Deadlines: News roundup 2/22/10

Posted by Cory Casciato On February - 22 - 2010

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A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead. Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]gmail.com.

Fans of author Brian Keene (The Rising, City of the Dead) will be overjoyed to know he is working on a comic series called The Last Zombie, which the author calls “Damnation Alley meets The Stand and Mad Max in the aftermath of The Walking Dead.” (Broken Frontier)

The Nazi zombie comedy Dead Snow comes to DVD and Blu-ray February 23 with plenty of special features — behind the scenes stuff, make-up featurette, outtakes and more. (28 Days Later Analysis)

Some funky performance-enhancing drugs trigger a Rage-zombie apocalypse in Devil’s Playground, an upcoming feature-length zombie film from first-time director Mark McQueen. (Quiet Earth)

The UK gets Zombieland on DVD and Blu-ray March 15. (Dread Central)

Lawyers face zombies in Killable Hours and we get a look at typical small-town life during the zombie apocalypse in Gravesend, two new Australian pulp novellas. (Buy Zombie)

Australians, head down to the ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) on February 25 in Melbourne for Dead Set: Zombie TV, a look at the zombie on screen. (ACMI)

Reefer madness gets updated for a whole new generation in Night of the Living Heads, a pot comedy/horror movie about weed that turns its users into zombies. There’s a trailer below. (Bloody Disgusting)

Can a troubled marriage survive in the midst of the zombie apocalypse? That’s the question posed in Married with Zombies, an upcoming novel from Orbit Books. (Hayes Hudson’s House of Horror)

Zombie stories with a queer angle (in other words, LGBT themes, characters, etc.) will be the focus of Zombiality: A Queer Bent on the Undead, an upcoming anthology from Library of the Living Dead press. Aspiring authors, they’re taking submissions until June 27. (Library of the Living Dead forum)

Deliver booze, ammo and pizza in Zombie Killer Pizza, a card game that puts you into the role of a delivery driver for the last pizza joint on Earth. It’s currently in playtesting. (Shoestring Theory)

Live out your zombie apocalypse fantasies via the medium of Airsoft guns (think BB guns with plastic ammo) March 27-28 at Zombie Madness 4 in Colorado Springs. It’s a game where you seek out the source of infection and attempt to contain the virus. Man, I may have to go to this. (Colorado Airsoft)

You can now get the website Zombie Command in convenient iPhone App form! (Zombie Command)

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