Writer Chris Roberson and artist Michael Allred of i,ZOMBIE fame (on sale today) expose their black, white and gray matter in a q & a with editor, Shelly Bond. So grab a shovel, crack a skull and dig in! SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK FOR i,Zombie #1? M: The first ROXY MUSIC album. It's what I drew it to. C: I actually have different soundtracks in my head for the different characters. At the moment, Spot is in the forefront of my head, and *his* soundtrack is .357 Lover's DIORAMA OF THE GOLDEN LION. WHAT MAKES i,Zombie UNIQUE IN A GENRE THAT'S LITERALLY BEEN DONE TO DEATH? M: The chemistry. C: The characters. WHICH CHARACTER FROM i,Zombie IS MOST LIKE YOU AND WHY? M: Horatio. I dig Zombie chicks, too. C: I'm in love with Gwen, of course, but I think Spot is a little closer to my heart. And wait until you meet Spot's grandfather! WHO WINS IN A FIGHT -- FRANKENSTEIN OR SPOT, THE WERETERRIER? C: In a fist fight? Frankenstein. In a head-to-head Halo 2 match? Spot, most definitely. M: Unless Spot manages to run away--Frankenstein. FAVORITE LINE OF SCRIPT OR FAVORITE PANEL OF iZOMBIE TO DATE? M: The last one. C: My favorite panel changes every time I see a new page of Mike and Laura's art. They continue to dazzle and amaze me. WHY AN ECO-FRIENDLY GRAVEYARD? M: Why not? C: Because embalming fluids taste icky to Gwen. DO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS? WHY OR WHY NOT? M: Yes. I've seen them. C: I believe in Space Ghost. And Casper the Friendly Ghost. After that, it becomes a little hazier. WHICH TWO ACTORS WOULD MATE TO PRODUCE THE ULTIMATE ZOMBIE? C: With the amount of plastic surgery that so many actor and actresses get, could we even *tell* if one of them was a zombie? M: James Dean and Marilyn Monroe FOOD CONCOCTION THAT TASTED AS CLOSE TO A BRAIN AS YOU CAN IMAGINE? C: I have the palette of an eight year-old, so honestly anything that involves more than two or three ingredients is on that list for me. M: Do real brains count? WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE SIDE OF THE BRAIN AND WHY? C: Um, the inside? M: The inside out WHAT WILL BE YOUR EPITAPH? C: "CONTENTS MAY HAVE SHIFTED" M: "Temporarily available"