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Carmilla

You And I Are One Forever: Why Carmilla Remains One of the Most Important Vampire Stories Ever Told

Dracula was an obsessively well-researched book. While the novel was published in 1897, Stoker had written his first notes on the story—of a young solicitor unknowingly venturing into the home of a va...

Castle Dracula

120 Years and Counting: Why Dracula is More Modern Than It’s Given Credit For

Believe it or not, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is 120 years old. With the amount of impact it’s had on pop culture, from movies and television, books and comics and video games, to cereals, to the fact that...

**UPDATE**Third Volume Of Graphic Novel Series Silver (About The Hunt For Dracula’s Lost Treasure) Returns To Kickstarter

Author Stephan Franck, the creator of the first two volumes of Silver via funding from Kickstarter, is back with another campaign. This time, Franck is starting up another funding venture for the thir...

Dracula 1979

Seven Dracula Adaptations That Totally Reimagine the Story

Outside of Sherlock Holmes, Dracula has seen more appearances on screen than any other fictional character. The book remains the single most frequently adapted novel in history. Given that, it seems o...

The Mummy Returns

Six Female Mummy Movies to Prepare You For Universal’s Upcoming Reboot

So Universal’s Mummy reboot has a female mummy and this has people up in arms, although not as much as the fact that Tom Cruise was cast as the lead. I can understand people being upset about Cruise i...

Christopher Lee Dracula Adaptation

Why Every Dracula Adaptation is Different (And Why That’s Great)

No two Dracula movies are the same. Considering that the character been adapted to the screen more than any other fictional being, save Sherlock Holmes, that shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. ...

The Modern Vampire: Six Stories That Influenced Dracula

Bram Stoker is often credited with creating the vampire genre with his seminal novel, Dracula. But this is far from true. Stories about vampires go back as far as we have stories, at least to ancient ...