Rape and Blood and Dracula

What was it about Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice that inspired the folks at Quirk Publishing to think, “This would be so much better with zombies?” Given that the mash-up spawned imitators and graphic novels and prequels and sequels, it obviously struck a public nerve. I think it is because the Quirk folks hit on the same idea as … Continue reading

Deja Vu Dracula

For Halloween a couple years ago I put up this post on Dracula. Reading the book now, it is remarkable how that cartoonist is true to the novel’s description of the super bad guy. Dracula is described as  a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache, and clad in black from … Continue reading