Listed in Best Indie Comics of 2013 by Comic Bastards

“An excellent indie horror book with a wholly original premise.” – Mike Carey (The UnwrittenLuciferSuicide Risk)

“THE DEAD is an ambitious, sprawling mix of horror, fantasy, and heart. James Maddox has crafted an intriguing story, and Jen Hickman is definitely one to watch.” – Robert Venditti (The SurrogatesGreen LanternThe Flash and X-O Manowar)

“[THE DEAD] leaps and bounds better than 90% of the comics published monthly.” – Dustin CabealComic Bastards

“THE DEAD is a white-knuckle ripper, expertly paced, unique, and visually arresting. Rich in character, voice, and thrills, THE DEAD is fully realized in every way. Definitely a ‘must read’ comic.” - Ryan Ferrier (Curb Stomp, Sons of Anarchy, D4VE, The Bros. James)

“The Dead is probably one of my new favorite indie comics to date and I can’t wait to read more of the series.” – Desiree RodriguezWomen Write About Comics

“Beautiful, kinetic, and boundlessly imaginative.” – Pat Shand (Robyn Hood, Grimm Fairy Tales)

“Loved the art, and the story has a very House of Mystery vibe to it. Looking forward to more.” – Decapitated DanComic Related

“I don’t know that I completely understand what’s going on in this book, but I do like it. I’m in…” – Billy DunleavyComic Attack!

“Maddox’s tale has many antecedents… but he manages to add enough embellishments to keep his story fresh and intriguing, creating a richly textured world with almost limitless storytelling possibilities.” – Tony CaballeroFanboy Comics

“I love comics that present worlds that I could never have imagined. I could never have imagined the world of THE DEAD.” — Jason SacksComics Bulletin

“James Maddox and Jen Hickman have a very wonderful series on their hands that I am sure horror and indie fans will delight in reading. I give The Dead my highest possible recommendation…” — Richard CardenasPopCults

“The Dead is not only an excellent horror comic, it’s also the best indie comic I have read all year.” — Ari CarrComics & Cookies

“Maddox again crafts a layered story with some really trippy ideas.” – Cody FerrellComic Book Therapy

“I’ll just say that THE DEAD is pretty damn amazing.” – Dustin CabealComic Bastards