Comic Book Series
True Blood 1

Cover to True Blood #1

True Blood is published by IDW. Cover price is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

True Blood #13: 22 May 2013

Current Issue[]

True Blood #14: 26 Jun 2013

Next Issue[]

none scheduled


Series of mini-series.


Main Characters[]

  • Sookie Stackhouse - waitress who can read minds.
  • Bill Compton - vampire.
  • Eric Northman - Vampire.

Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

True Blood #14[]

True Blood #13[]

Past Storylines[]

The French Quarter[]

Tainted Blood[]

All Together Now[]



  • True Blood, vol. 1: All Together Now - Collects #1-6. "Blood and sex mix on a hot rainy night at Merlotte's, when Sookie and her friends are trapped by a vengeful spirit who feeds on shame. People die and dirty secrets are revealed as Sookie, Bill, Eric, Sam, Tara, Jason, and Lafayette and are all coerced to dig deep and tell painful memories from their past - those things we all have locked within us that we never tell another living soul! Bon Temps, Louisiana has never been stranger, or more twisted." - WorldCat - ISBN 1600108687
  • True Blood, vol. 2: Tainted Love - Collects Tainted Love #1-6. "Hoyt, the human boyfriend of Jessica, tries to do a good deed… and it doesn’t go unpunished! Hoyt notices that Jessica has been staring at a poster for a local prom night, which leads him to romantically scheme to throw a surprise one for her at Merlotte’s (with the help of friends Sookie, Sam and Tara). Unfortunately, things go awry when Jessica drinks a bit too much of the punch, which just happens to be part of a tainted batch of Tru Blood! Now out of control on a rampage into the night, Hoyt, Bill and Jason do their best to help their friend. Meanwhile, Sookie and Lafayette try to help Jessica a little differently, by seeking out Eric, and the local sheriff! It’s a thrill ride beyond compare as they fight to bring Jessica back to the safety of Bon Temps stretches dangerously close to dawn." - WorldCat - ISBN 1613770197
  • True Blood, vol. 3: The French Quarter - Collects The French Quarter #1-6. "Mind-reading waitress Sookie Stackhouse is in New Orleans, helping Vampire Sherriff Eric Northman track down an insane killer named Guerra. Bill Compton's in town, too, making sure Eric doesn't get fresh with Sookie, and investigating a local Hep-D outbreak that may be connected to Guerra's latest victims. Meanwhile, back in Bon Temps, why is Pam hanging out at Merlotte's-and what does she want with Lafayette?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1613771657
  • True Blood: Where Were You? - Collects Ongoing #1-5. "Do you remember where you were the day vampires came out of the coffin? On the anniversary of the 'Great Revelation,' Sookie and the crew look back and reflect on the day that changed their lives forever." - WorldCat - ISBN 1613774249
  • True Blood: Shake for Me - Collects Ongoing #6-10. "An ancient and powerful nomadic wolf pack comes to Bon Temp to conduct its annual 'Great Hunt,' a ritualistic culling of an entire town over the course of a weekend. Can Sookie and Alcide convince the werewolves and vampires to work together and save the town?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1613776306

Trade Paperbacks[]


  • True Blood, vol. 1: All Together Now - Collects #1-6. - Kindle
  • True Blood, vol. 2: Tainted love - Collects Tainted Love #1-6. - Kindle
  • True Blood, vol. 3: The French Quarter - Collects The French Quarter #1-6. - Kindle
  • True Blood: Where Were You? - Collects Ongoing #1-5. - Kindle
  • True Blood: Shake for Me - Collects Ongoing #6-10. - Kindle
  • True Blood: Here We Go Again - Collects Ongoing #11-14. - Kindle


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Creative Team[]

Writers: Annie Nocenti & Michael McMillian. Artist: Michael Gaydos. Covers: Tim Bradstreet.

Created by Alan Ball, based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries novels by Charlaine Harris.

Publishing History[]

First IDW issue published in 2010.

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

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