In only the second issue of the American Vampire Lord of Nightmares miniseries, Scott Snyder unleashes the horror factor with some riveting scenes done by artist Dustin Nguyen. As Agent Hobbes continues the story to Agent Book, Snyder's dialogue is on point and masterful done, especially when little Gus walks in on the conversation. The bulk of the issue reveals much of the vampire history of the protagonist. The pacing of each different sequence is nicely done here by Snyder, so as to not stay too long with a particular moment, but to continually engage the reader. Nguyen's artistry during the flashback scenes is wonderfully done with simple hazy strokes, that it differs from the look of the main story. Despite the lack of detail with his art, Nguyen is able to capture the emotions of the characters perfectly.
Final Verdict: A