On the genesis of his now infamous original series Crossed, Garth Ennis said once, “I dreamed that zombies were attacking a house full of victims, but it turned out that they weren’t zombies at all. They were just people, smiling with psychotic glee at the thought of what they were going to do to the occupants of the house – which was not going to be something right. Then I woke up. “Even in a pop-cultural world where ordinary zombies have become mainstream, the Crossed series Ennis and Jacen Burrows left their mark. And it all started here: there is a Crusader # 0 (Avatar Press, 2008) CGC NM / MT 9.8 White pages available at 2021 October 17-18 Sunday and Monday Selected Comics Auction # 122142 heritage auction.
Ennis would also explain what rocks the foundations of this unusual series. “It would definitely take an infection or some other unusual phenomenon to reduce everyone to a cross-type state at once, and to keep them there. This is the invention that history needs to work. The acts you see in history, however, are by no means invented. A quick glance in the history books will reveal all manner of depraved activity; thousands upon thousands of horrible things that we are doing. have been made since the beginning of time. “
It was a series that asked the question: when civilization collapses in a terrifying moment; when people happily engage in unthinkable acts of violence all around you; when everyone you love died crying out in pain: What are you doing? A comic that is certainly not for the faint of heart, there is a Crusader # 0 (Avatar Press, 2008) CGC NM / MT 9.8 White pages available at 2021 October 17-18 Sunday and Monday Selected Comics Auction # 122142 heritage auction.
Cross # 0 (Avatar Press, 2008) CGC NM / MT 9.8 White pages. Jacen Burrows art. Not listed in Overstreet. CGC 10/21 Census: 27 in 9.8, none above.