Blacula isn’t as well-known as Dracula, however he has an awesome deal extra to be indignant about. The star of the 1972 blaxploitation horror hit was an 18th-century African prince who requested Dracula’s assist to finish the slave commerce. Instead, Dracula turned him right into a vampire, killed his spouse, and imprisoned him underneath his citadel. Eventually, he awoke to star in two horror classics (Blacula and Scream, Blacula, Scream) within the ‘70s. But now his hunt continues thanks to a stunning new graphic novel.
Written by Rodney Barnes with art from Jason Shawn Alexander, Blacula: Return of the King isn’t only a new chapter for the cult traditional vampire, it’s additionally completely attractive. io9 is greater than delighted to provide you a large preview of the graphic novel, coming later this month.
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Here’s how superb this comedian appears: I’ve by no means even seen Blacula earlier than however now I wish to watch the film and learn Return of the King. Here’s the official synopsis, by the best way:
“Los Angeles—the City of Angels. Two souls, one is looking for vengeance and one is looking for the truth. They share one thing in common, they are both searching for the legendary vampire Blacula. Tina Thomas is a reporter for the blog Dark Knights, which chronicles all things unnatural, uneasy, and undead. She meets a young man named Kross whose family was forever changed by the vampire. Kross asks Tina to help him kill Blacula. Blacula too is on a mission, he is searching for the one who forever changed his life centuries ago. His name is Count Dracula.”
Blacula: Return of the King involves comedian retailers Tuesday, January 18, and common bookstores the following day.
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