Vlad the Impaler

Vlad the Impaler : The Man Who Was Dracula

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Read Sid Jaconson's posts on the Penguin Blog 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 10mm | 258.55g
  • New American Library
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1
  • 0452296579
  • 9780452296572
  • 963,452

About Sid Jacobson

Sid Jacobson 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.show more

Review quote

"Riveting [an] incredible story in all its gory and gruesome detail." -Stan Leeshow more