Remains (comics)

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Publication information
Publisher IDW Publishing
Schedule Monthly
Format Limited series
Publication date May – August 2004
No. of issues 5
Creative team
Created by Steve Niles
Kieron Dwyer
Written by Steve Niles
Artist(s) Kieron Dwyer
Letterer(s) Robbie Robbins
Colorist(s) Harper Jaten
Editor(s) Jeff Mariotte
Collected editions
Remains ISBN 1-932382-38-0

Remains is a five-issue comic book limited series published by IDW Publishing in 2004. The story is written by Steve Niles and has art by Kieron Dwyer.[1]

Remains is about a post-apocalyptic world overrun with flesh-eating zombies.


  • Tom Bennett
  • Tori
  • Colonel Glenn Ramsey
  • Cindy Ramsey
  • Spaulding
  • Flo


On an invitation from president Shirley Wallace, every leading nations of the world came to an agreement of complete disarmament. But when a VIP guest's meddling son named Spaulding sneaks into the nuklear oven of Nevada and pressed a button he wasn't supposed to, humanity is literally doomed. The radiation turned the entire populace within the blast-radius into flesh-eating zombies.

During the meltdown, outside Nevada, in Reno, Silver Star Hotel and Casino's Blackjack dealer Tom Bennett was busy screwing waitress Tori inside the vault. They came out with the realization that they are the only remaining persons that haven't been turned into zombies. But as their life in a post-apocalyptic period goes on, they realize they have even bigger threats to worry about.

Collected editions[edit]

Remains was published as a trade paperback by IDW Publishing, ISBN 1-932382-38-0.

Film adaptation[edit]

The comic book has been optioned to be a made into a television film that would appear on the Chiller television network.[2][3]

Filming on Steve Niles' Remains wrapped in June 2011 and the film premiered on Chiller on December 16, 2011.


  • 2005: Keiron Dwyer was nominated for the "Best Cover Artist" Eisner Award, for his Remains covers[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Looking at IDW's Remains". Newsarama. March 11, 2004. Archived from the original on May 25, 2007. Retrieved September 10, 2009. 
  2. ^ Ng, Philiana (March 22, 2011). "Chiller Unveils Original Programming Slate". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ Wojtas, Joe (March 23, 2011). "Horrors! Cameras will roll in Mystic this summer for new zombie movie". The Day. Retrieved March 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ 2005 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, Comic Book Awards Almanac


External links[edit]

'Remains' at the Comics Dune