The Evolution of Modern Zombie Comedies

  • Katie Garrett Ball State University


Zombie comedies are a subgenre of a subgenre in the horror film industry, and their prevalence in recent film and television history is unprecedented. This essay explores the beginnings of zombie comedy movies, their evolution throughout the past decade, and the implications of this genre’s new relevance and its politics. Included is an examination of a more recent Netflix Original television show, Santa Clarita Diet.

How to Cite
Garrett, K. (2018). The Evolution of Modern Zombie Comedies. Digital Literature Review, 5, 99-107.