Vlad the Impaler: The Man Who Was Dracula

Vlad the Impaler: The Man Who Was Dracula


By (author) Sid Jacobson, By (author) Ernie Colon

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  • Publisher: Hudson Street Press (an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc)
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 229mm x 10mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 15 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1594630585
  • ISBN 13: 9781594630583
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. illustrations
  • Sales rank: 837,217

Product description

From the bestselling author illustrator team of the "9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation" comes the truly gory tale of the historical Dracula The Dracula myth has sparked a legacy of endlessly entertaining creepy tales. The fictional character, originally penned by Bram Stoker, was inspired by and named after a real-life fiend-Prince Vlad Dracula, the fifteenth-century ruler of Wallachia-a man infamous for massacring and impaling his enemies. In brilliant four-color illustrations, Vlad the Impaler tells the ghastly prince's life story from his seizure as a boy by the Turkish Sultan, to his love life, to his maniacal attempts to retain power regardless of whose throat he must slit. From the bestselling writer and illustrator team who brought us "The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation"-hailed by Stan Lee as "beautifully and compellingly written and illustrated. . . . It will surely set the standard for all future works of contemporary history, graphic or otherwise"-this graphic novel, based on a true story, is replete with gory details of torture tactics. Ideal for readers who made "30 Days of Night" and "World War Z" bestsellers, the combination of riveting legend and blood-and-guts drawings will be an anticipated addition to the graphic novel fan's library.

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