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The Bizarre World of Chibi Vampire

Who can pass up a used vampire book for $1? Not me! Which is how I got my hands on volume one of Chibi Vampire by Yuna Kagesaki (hurray for used book finds!). Chibi Vampire is manga, meaning it’s a comic you read right to left instead of left to right. And this particular manga…

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‘Blood Lad’ Makes NYT Bestsellers List

According to The New York Time’s, it’s been a slow start to the year, book wise. But they did get a new addition to their graphic books bestseller list, a vampire book!  Volume 1 of Blood Lad by Yuuki Kodama has made the big list! Hurray for bestselling vampires! Check out more on this book…

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The Beautiful ‘Dracula Everlasting’

One of my biggest loves is comics, honestly, I would be perfectly content reading comics all day (and I have many times), so when I stumbled upon a beautifully illustrated comic titled Dracula Everlasting I had to share. Dracula Everlasting is a new manga written by Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir and illustrated by Rhea…

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Your Favorite Vampires in Comic Form!

Every time I visit the local bookstore I head over to the wonderfully wonderful comic book section, turn into a little kid, and get lost in the magical world of comics. While scanning the section on my last trip I was surprised by how many vampire books, movies and TV shows have been adapted into…

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‘My Boyfriend Is a Vampire’ to go Digital

According to Seven Seas publisher Jason DeAngelis, “Digital-first, followed by print, is the wave of the future for all publishing.” Which is why their latest comic, My Boyfriend is a Vampire, it is currently only available in digital formats and not in print. The comic, originally published in Korea, tells an odd tale of a…

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Review: ‘Vampire Free Style’ by Jenika Ioffreda

Vampire Free Style is a self-published comic series written and illustrated by Jenika Ioffreda. I recently got my hands on the first five issues of this unique comic, a comic that tells a mysterious tale of lost love, old secrets, magic and one odd little cat. “…A cat who was able to speak with the…

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The World of ‘Vampire Knight’

I’ve known about Vampire Knight for quite some time now, but it wasn’t until recently that I learned how majorly popular it is. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve seen people in the bookshop huddled in the corner with a copy of the latest Vampire Knight manga, and well, I figured that’s all…

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Review: Vampire Cheerleaders Vol. 1

Fun fact about me Dear Readers, I LOVE comics, especially manga, so when I got my hands on Vampire Cheerleaders I was filled with all sorts of geeky joy! But at the same time I was a bit apprehensive, because come on, it’s cheerleading vampires and how good can that be. Well, believe it or…

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Upcoming Comics and Manga

There’s all sorts of vampire goodies on the way and that includes manga, comics and graphic novels. Here are some that will be hitting book stores soon, check it out. Dance in the Vampire Bund Vol 8 by Nozomu Tamaki The story continues as the loyal lycanthrope Akira struggles to protect his queen, Mina Tepes,…

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The Four Best Vampire Animes

Hellsing – Hellsing actually follows Dracula, –er, Alucard, and a descendant of the original van Helsing, who formed the Hellsing Organization, which kills and controls the vampire population. How? Well, because the latest in the Hellsing line is a hardcore, cold female who keeps Alucard on a short leash, and turns him out as an…

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The Dark Hunters Manga!

I had never really checked out manga before but when I heard that one of my all time favorite authors, Sherrilyn Kenyon, had her book Night Pleasures turned into one I absolutely had to check it out. Reading right to left took some getting used to but once I did I was hooked – the…

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Blood: The Last Vampire

As a big fan of the original film, and the live action film that recently came out, I figured, hey, we’re all about vampires, so why are we only covering American and European vampire contemporaries? Japanese vampires are pretty fabulous too! Let’s roll with it! Film – Blood: The Last Vampire, 2001 – The film…

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