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Trade Spotlight: Batman & Dracula: Red Rain

red-rain-dracula-batman-kelley-jonesHalloween, the greatest of all holidays, is rapidly approaching. And while you may be putting the final touches on your costume, loading up on candy, or binging your favorite spooky movies, there’s still plenty of other ways to get into the Halloween spirit, and one of my favorite ways to do it is by rereading one of my favorite Batman stories: Red Rain. Read the rest of this entry

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Where’s Dracula?

1088759-xmen_vs_dracula_742202One of my earliest nerd memories was getting a Dracula action figure from the Real Ghostbusters cartoon. I still have no idea why Dracula was in that line of action figures, but ol’ Drac fought many a battle against Spider-Man, Wolverine, Batman, Superman, He-Man, Skeletor, and even a few Ninja Turtles. So you can imagine my surprise when I found out the Count was also heavily featured in comic books, especially from the big two. Read the rest of this entry

Dracula vs. Marvel vs. DC

draculamarvel01It’s Halloween (or close to it), and that means it’s time for one thing: monsters! Specifically, one of my favorite monsters: Dracula. The Prince of Darkness is no stranger to the world of funny books, and has crossed paths with a surprising number of comic book heroes, from Spider-Man, to Superman, and even Zorro. There’s a lot of Dracula stuff to sort through, but not all of it is good. For every Tomb of Dracula or Captain Britain and MI-13, there’s an Apocalypse vs. Dracula. But these two stories stand out as my favorites of the Count’s appearances in the big two. Read the rest of this entry