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, ruler of all vampires. A new fear and loads of chaos descend upon the Bund. A plague of nanomachines has taken over and no vampire is safe. Time is running out and Akira must uncover an assassination plot and the true identity of the culprit before it is too late. Coming out: August 31, 2010

Chibi Vampire Airmail by Yuna Kagesaki
This is a collection of stories starring Karin from Chibi Vampire. Readers finally get to read the long-awaited and untold story of Chibi Vampire. See what really took place following the harrowing adventures of the manga series, and finally witness Karin’s response to the tearful proposal. Coming out: August 31, 2010

Nancy Drew The New Case Files #1: Nancy Drew Vampire Slayer by Stefan Petrucha, Sarah Kinney, and Sho Murase
Nope, I didn’t make this one up. There is really a Nancy Drew vampire comic on the way. Anyway, Vampire-mania has taken over River Heights, with teenage girls going wild over the new “DieLite” novels and movies. But what happens when a supposedly “real” gorgeous young vampire arrives on the scene? Will Nancy expose him as a fraud or will she fall under his dark spell? As if that wasn’t enough, there is something dark and sinister happening while everyone’s distracted by the vampire craze. Could this possibly be linked to what’s happening in Bayport, home of the Hardy Boys?
Haha, I like the little Twilight dig there. Coming out: September 14, 2010

American Vampire Vol. 1 by Scott Snyder, Stephen King, and Rafael Albuquereque
One of the big vampire released this year follows two stories: one written by Snyder and one written by King. Snyder’s story is set in 1920’s LA, readers follow Pearl, a young woman who is turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European Vampires who tortured and abused her. This story is paired with King’s story, a western about Skinner Sweet, the original American Vampire, who is a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before with rattlesnake fangs and powered by the sun. Coming out: October 5, 2010

Which one are you most excited about?

– Moonlight

By Moonlight

Moonlight (aka Amanda) loves to write about, read about and learn about everything pertaining to vampires. You will most likely find her huddled over a book of vampire folklore with coffee in hand. Touch her coffee and she may bite you (and not in the fun way).


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