• The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part Two

    The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part Two0

    Having taken a look at the plot of the 1936 film Dracula’s Daughter in my previous article, I shall now discuss the origins of the film and make a closer examination of its themes. The Birth of Dracula’s Daughter The film started life as a proposed adaptation of “Dracula’s Guest” by Bram Stoker, a short story

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  • The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part One

    The Life and Times of Marya Zaleska, Dracula’s Daughter: Part One0

    The classic horror films made by Universal had no shortage of monstrous men, such as Bela Lugosi’s Dracula and Boris Karloff’s Frankenstein’s monster. Monstrous women, on the other hand, were few and far between. The Bride of Frankenstein, iconic as she is, appears so briefly in her self-titled 1935 film that she can scarcely be

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  • New Hammer Horror Comics Line Kicks Off With The Mummy

    New Hammer Horror Comics Line Kicks Off With The Mummy1

    During SDCC, Titan Comics revealed the first title in its collaboration with Hammer Film Productions: a miniseries entitled The Mummy. Peter Milligan (2000 AD, Hellblazer) is the writer, while Ronilson Freire (Heavy Metal, Doctor Who) takes artistic duties. Hammer made a total of four Mummy films between 1959 and 1971, but the comic’s plot synopsis

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