Vlad the Impaler by Sid Jacobson
The Man Who Was Dracula

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Two legends of the comic book industry bring to life the story of gore and lust that inspired Dracula.

Vlad the man had a devilish streak-a vicious temper, a passion for women, and a thirst for revenge.

Vlad the ruler was a true devil-a relentless torturer, a brutal murderer, and a paranoid leader whose megalomania would be his own undoing.

Responsible for the merciless deaths of thousands, this savage 15th century ruler earned himself the moniker Vlad the Impaler. His bloody reign struck terror into the hearts of his disciples and inspired generations of vampire myths-most famously Bram Stoker's ghoulish protagonist, Dracula. However that beloved bloodsucker doesn't hold a candle to the real-life fiend whose brutal treachery has made him immortal.


 

About Sid Jacobson

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SID JACOBSON (left) was managing editor at Harvey Comics in New York for more than twenty-five years, then executive editor at Marvel Comics, and editor in chief at Harvey Los Angeles. He created the iconic characters Richie Rich and Wendy the Little Witch.ERNIE COLÓN (right) has created art for many comic book series and graphic novels, including Richie Rich, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld, and the historical fantasy, Arak.
 
Published October 6, 2009 by Plume. 128 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Erotica, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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Monsters and Critics

From the bestselling author illustrator team of the 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation comes the truly gory tale of the historical Dracula The Dracula myth has sparked a legacy of endlessly entertaining creepy tales.

Oct 15 2009 | Read Full Review of Vlad the Impaler: The Man Who...

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The dark history of Vlad the Impaler -- the 15th-century Wallachian despot who would inspire Bram Stoker's famous vampire -- comes to colorful life in a graphic novel by comic-book stalwarts Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colon.

Dec 11 2010 | Read Full Review of Vlad the Impaler: The Man Who...

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