Described elsewhere as a white trash Constantine, or something to that effect, the new character introduced (I think we only know his last name, Abel) is immediately more interesting and fun than the rest of the cast! I doubt his Biblical last name is a coincidence, given the themes in the book and his self-description as a "Religious Demonologist trained by Jewish Rabbis and Islamic Clerics or whatevers."
The other new character is a little more of a standard, "the handsome love interest for the female lead who she hooks up with under embarrassing circumstances when she finds out they will be working together." Other than liking videogames, beer, and being pretty horny, we don't know much about Ibrahaim Ramin, C.D.C. RCAT Liaison yet, but having typed the first half of this sentence it's hard not to wonder if he's a Mary Sue?
The Revivers are still extra creepy, or at least the "sharp little daisies" lady is still creepy as Hell. That old bitch was clearly made by Timex!
The book is really heating up on the eBays, too. If you believe in the third issue factor, this may be one to get a couple of.