Being the Buffy the Vampire Slayer fangirl I am, I am making my way through as many Buffy comics as I can. Today’s comic of choice is the 5-issue mini-series Spike VS Dracula! Every Buffy fan remembers the episode with Dracula, which was one of the most hilarious of episodes, and now readers can get…Continue readingReview of the Epic Battle of Spike VS Dracula
Coming October 11th through the 14th to Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan is New York Comic Con! Woo! This convention will be packed full of vampire goodies! You have the legendary Anne Rice, cast members from Buffy, panels discussing vampires, vampire authors, vampire comic books and SO much more coming to NYCC this year! It’s…Continue readingNew York Comic Con Packed Full of Vamptastic Panels and People
Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer has always been forward-thinking with its storylines and the wide variety of characters found in both the show and the comic series (which picked up where the show left off). It’s one of the many reasons the show, and now the comics, have had such a diverse fanbase. Buffy…Continue reading‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Comic Series To Introduce First Gay Character
I am a hardcore Buffy the Vampire Slayer fangirl who feasts on every bit of Buffy-goodness I can get – the show (obviously), books, and comics – like Tales of the Slayers. As we all know, Buffy is the chosen one, the one to battle vampires and other dark forces. But before her there were…Continue readingReview of The Fangtastic Graphic Novel ‘Tales of the Slayers’
Finally catching up on my comic to-read list, I spent an entire wondrous day reading Angel: After the Fall, a 17-issue series of comics written by Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel creator Joss Whedon. It was a damn good day. After both of his shows ended, Buffy at Season 7 and Angel at Season…Continue readingReview of Angel: After the Fall
Every few decades we are hit by a beautiful vampire storm and everywhere we look we are surrounded by the undead. The vampire craze comes and goes, one moment it’s all anyone can talk about, and the next it’s back lurking among the shadows waiting to come again. We saw this after the publication of…Continue readingHas Your Love for Vampires Faded?
As some may know, I am a hardcore Buffy the Vampire Slayer fangirl, and of the many wonderful characters on both Buffy and Angel, Drusilla is one of my absolute favorites. This vampire was deadly, heartbreaking and hilarious all at once. She was such an unique mixture of traits that you wouldn’t expect to work…Continue readingBuffy’s Juliet Landau to Continue Drusilla’s Insanity in Print
Due to my love of vampires and my love of making lists (I’m hardcore like that) I am making a list of my personal favorite vampires. I’ve been seeing these lists pop up all over the interwebs lately, and I feel like joining in on the list-making fun. And of course, I ask you to…Continue readingMoonlight’s Top 10 Favorite Vampires
Now that it is 2012, perhaps it is time to take one last look back at the year that is gone? And the top vampire stories of those twelve months? Johnny Depp, Vampire! Quite apart from the fact that Johnny Depp is finally playing one of the Undead (it seems so odd that neither he…Continue readingVampires in 2011
It was way back last year when we heard the horrifying news that Warner Bros. was going back to Sunnydale for a Buffy the Vampire Slayer remake. The unpopular ‘92 film was set to be rebooted into what everyone assumed would be yet another cringe-worthy film, because Warner Bros. decided not to involve Joss Whedon…Continue readingBuffy Reboot Gets Staked Through the Heart, Fans Rejoice!
We all know that the vagaries of contracts and show business market means the iconic “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” is to be rebooted a second time. The first followed the less-than-stellar film of the same title, in which the screenwriter Joss Whedon took his idea and turned it into something fang-tastic! But now plans proceed…Continue readingRebooting Buffy the Vampire Slayer
2011 nears its end, with 2012 to follow. Many the movie, novel, web comic and television series about the undead await us in the future–and if they deal with vampires let us offer a few gentle reminders. Past tellers have sometimes done marvelous examples of how to deal with the undead, examples that too often…Continue readingThings to Remember When Telling Vampire Stories