Brazilian artist Mateus Santolouco is taking the reins from AMERICAN VAMPIRE series artist Rafael Albuquerque for a two-part story beginning with issue 10 (in stores this December). Funny thing is, he’s Rafael’s studio-mate and a rising star. Check these stunning sample images that convinced us he’s the man for the job: And while we’re at it, here’s a bit about the story: 1936 - American Vampire Pearl Jones and her husband Henry Preston have tried to live a quiet life ever since their showdown with a coven of vicious Hollywood vampires. But when a chance encounter brings them face-to-face with old enemies, they'll learn the hard way that sometimes, the fight comes to you. . . with a vengeance. Catch up with your favorite vampire-killing husband-and-wife team in this 2-part tale of booze, bullets and bloodlines. Come back Thursday as Mateus and Rafael chat about working on this bestselling series and being part of the vampire craze.