30 Days of Night, Vol. 1 by Steve NilesIn a sleepy, secluded Alaska town called Barrow, the sun sets and doesnt rise for over thirty consecutive days and nights. From the darkness, across the frozen wasteland, an evil will come that will bring the residents of Barrow to their knees. The only hope for the town is the Sheriff and Deputy, husband and wife who are torn between their own survival and saving the town they love.
Summer night in Anchorage, Alaska
This Alaskan town won't see the sun for 65 days
For example, in Fairbanks, the sunrise on this year's summer solstice June 20 is at a. Sunset is at a. For those two hours between sunrise and sunset, it's basically dusk or dawn because it never actually gets dark. It is not uncommon to hear a lawnmower running or kids playing outside at 11 p. The overnight darkness was unsettling. I actually felt cheated that there might be things I could not do because it gets dark at night. The Alaska day length means that any activity people want to do is only limited by their schedules, Brettschneider said.
Shortest Day of the Year
The story focuses on an Alaskan town beset by vampires as it enters into a thirty-day long polar night. Critical reviews were mixed. A sequel , Dark Days , was released on October 5, straight to home video. The town of Barrow, Alaska is preparing for its annual "30 Days of Night", a period during the winter when there is a month-long polar night. As the town gets ready, a stranger rows ashore from a large ship and sabotages the town's communications and transport to the outside world.