The Ostheim Trilogy
This special bumper length 10th issue celebrates Dexter’s Half Dozen with a trio of stories about the Ostheim vampires. It’s a stand-alone issue with work from 2010, 2011 and 2014 collected for the first time (with the 2011 and 2014 stories being previously unpublished).
The issue is split into three parts: How to Kill a Vampire was originally released in 2010 as a convention exclusive ashcan, and was the team’s first attempt at a traditional vampire story.
In 2011 they created Bride of Ostheim as a follow up but never found a good moment in the comics’ continuity to introduce it.
Then, in 2014, around the time that Dexter’s Half Dozen was nominated for a Stan Lee True Believer’s award, the third story was created and recently finished off to complete the trilogy.
In total, this is 36 pages of second world war supernatural mayhem.