Dracula by Kurt Busiek
The Company of Monsters Vol. 1 ( (Boom!))

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A powerful predatory corporation acquires a valuable asset…Dracula! They think they own him, but no one can own the son of the dragon. It’s bloodsuckers vs. bloodsucker in this new original graphic novel from the mind of legendary comics’ writer Kurt Busiek, best known for the top-selling MARVELS graphic novel.

A new ongoing horror series sure to make your blood run cold! A powerful, predatory corporation acquires a valuable asset…Dracula! They think they own him, but no one can own the Son of the Dragon. Now, there's a monster in their midst that puts Hannibal Lecter to shame — and he plans to gain his freedom in blood. Kurt Busiek, along with award-winning author Daryl Gregory and sensational artist Scott Godlewski, take you through the dark corridors of the corporate American boardroom and show you vampires aren’t the only kinds of bloodsuckers!
 

About Kurt Busiek

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Multiple Eisner Award-winning superstar comics’ writer Kurt Busiek has written everything from SUPERMAN to SPIDERMAN alongside his own creation, fan-favorite ASTRO CITY. In 2003, Busiek was picked by Marvel and DC to pen the best-selling JLA/AVENGERS crossover event; the first and only meeting between the two competing franchises. Daryl Gregory's first novel, PANDEMONIUM, appeared from Del Rey Books in 2008 and won the Crawford Award for 2009. It was also a finalist for several other awards, including the Shirley Jackson Award and the World Fantasy Award. His second novel, THE DEVIL'S ALPHABET, appeared in November, 2009, and was named one of the best books of the year by Publisher's Weekly. Scott Godlewski is co-creator of MYSTERIOUS ADVENTURE MAGAZINE and a freelance comic book illustrator and writer living in Mesa, Arizona
 
Published February 1, 2011 by BOOM! Studios. 112 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Examiner

When Dracula lectures Evan, his benefactor, on the duty of a Prince to his people and how corporations have a duty to their employees, it shows that Dracula (at least in this story) has higher ethics than the moneybaggers on Wall Street.

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Geeks of Doom

I’ve seen enough History Channel specials to know that they have based the vampire parts of the story on the actual history of Vlad, but then make up new bits about how he became a vampire.

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Horror News Net

The pages early on stood out a bit more as they were focused on Vlad Dracul, with some back story, but then it just seemed to dull down as we moved into present day.

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Comic Attack

Evan has just been told that he’s going to resurrect him….

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Crave Online

In a flashforward sequence, we see that Evan has turned over a captive Conrad to Dracula and seemingly accepted his role as Dracula's apprentice.

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The Daily Blam

Story: Stan Lee, Mark Waid, & Tom Peyer Art: Chad Hardin & Chris Beckett Cover: Scott Clark & Dave Beaty

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