This project's funding goal was not reached on July 21, 2012.
About this project
DRACULA vs KING ARTHUR - THE IMMORTAL EDITION IS A 212-page GRAPHIC NOVEL
AN IMMORTAL STORY
Tempted with the chance to see his beloved wife one last time, Vlad Dracul makes a deal with the devil and is sent back in time by Lucifer to face off against King Arthur and The Knights of the Round Table - it's evil meets medieval! The eternal life of vampirism vs the immortal might of The Holy Grail in an epic battle for the ages!
Check out the motion comic below to get a more detailed introduction to the story:
Four motion comics were made in total and they comprise the entire first chapter of the book. Check back each Monday during our campaign for a new installment!
Dracula vs King Arthur debuted in 2005 to rave reviews and every issue promptly sold out of stores. Next, a trade collecting all four issues was released and quickly sold out as well. Now, with your help, the original Dracula vs King Arthur team wants to premiere the brand new, updated IMMORTAL EDITION! We want to get this book back in stores where it belongs, and introduce a whole new slew of fans to this epic battle between two of the greatest literary characters of all time!
Lucifer's emissaries arrive at Dracula's castle.
Both the brand new softcover and hardcover IMMORTAL EDITIONS will include never-before-published behind the scenes materials, essays by noted comic luminaries, alternate art, and a new cover design commissioned exclusively for this release. 212 pages total!
Never before seen full color sketch of The Lady of the Lake by artist Chris Moreno.
Most importantly, all of the heroic battles, royal drama, and knight-on-vampire action will shine through in this pristine new printing. If you enjoyed the book in the past, this is the definitive edition to get. If you’re new to the battle, you’re about to enter an incredible world of non-stop action.
Dracula's army, led by The Black Knight, attacks.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Great question! For a limited time, the first 100 people who pledge at the $25 dollar level will get a softcover copy signed by the creators! Take a look at the rewards to the right, and you’ll see a slew of cool stuff, like limited editions with original sketches by artist Chris Moreno, original cover art, and T-Shirts!
Official Dracula vs King Arthur seal.
**INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE MAKE NOTE** We ask that International buyers please add $10 to their pledges to cover shipping. Or, if you are pledging for a reward with original art please add $20 so we can make sure your pieces get to you safe and sound.
WHAT IF WE BEAT OUR GOAL?
We've got some nifty ideas up our sleeve if we're fortunate enough to surpass our goals, but we never want to count our chickens, so if we start to get close, we'll update the page to let you know what else we're going to do with DRACULA VS KING ARTHUR - IMMORTAL EDITION.
Cover to Issue One of the sold out printed comic.
THE ORIGINS OF DRACULA VS KING ARTHUR
Adam Beranek first formulated the idea for Dracula vs King Arthur back in the early 2000s while he was bored at a boring day job. Pitting two sons of the dragon against each other, two icons of not only mythic but historic context, made sense to the budding writer.
He brought the concept to his sibling, Christian, who, with a background in medieval literature, helped craft the script for the graphic novel. While searching for an artist, the Beraneks met Chris Moreno and quickly began work on the comic.
Dracula really has a thing for necks.
They published the book through their Silent Devil imprint, racking up rave reviews along the way to selling out at book stores and comic shops.
Check out what some sites have to say, including AIN'T IT COOL NEWS!
Cover to Issue Three which is completely sold out in print. Help us get it back on the shelves and into your hands (or devices if you like to read digitally!)
EVIL MEETS MEDIEVAL
One the best things about this project is the work is already done. Once you pledge your support you can be assured your rewards will arrive in a timely manner. We thank you for taking a look and hope that you will back Dracula vs King Arthur today!
Christian Beranek is a novelist, producer and musician who helped pen the origin of John Doe for the comic book prequel to the movie Se7en. She has helped develop graphic novels, films and marketing campaigns for such companies as Disney, Top Cow, Harley-Davidson, Zenescope and Silent Devil. She likes to write about places she has lived and is currently working on a project in Cerrillos, New Mexico.
Adam Beranek is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. He first came up with the idea for Dracula vs King Arthur in a Eureka moment during a break at work. His comic book credits include Se7en and Silent Forest. He plays a pretty mean game of ping pong and is an avid promoter of treating animals humanely.
Chris Moreno is a comics artist and creator whose work has appeared in Disney’s Toy Story for BOOM! Studios, as well as The Minions of Ka from Arcana, and Paul Jenkins’ Sidekick from Image Comics. His creator-owned character, Sanz Pantz: Ninja Platypus appears in the Popgun anthologies from Image. He is a fan favorite at conventions.
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