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BOOK NEWS FOR NOV 8: VAMPIRES, PORTAL FANTASIES AND MUCH MORE!

Bram Stoker, Father of Vampire Fiction Source: legacy.com Fans of Twilight, take note – on this day in 1847, Abraham “Bram” Stoker was born. Though his name may not be familiar to kids with Robert Pattison posters on their walls, they have Stoker to thank for bringing the modern vampire … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MYTHICAL CREATURES THROUGHOUT HISTORY: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT ‘VAMPIRES’ PART 2

Brought to you by OBS Staff member Emily-June. Vampires: Myth, Superstition or Reality? Today vampires are like rock-stars – rock-stars into a chamber of horror. They are mostly gorgeous, cool, smart, well dressed and they are rich. But not in the beginning. It began all as a tale, a myth. … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT FOR MAY 12: ‘VAMPIREOLOGY: THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE FALLEN’

This week we are highlighting the newly released YA Graphic Novel ‘Vampireology: The True History of the Fallen (Ologies) by Archer Brooks and Nick Holt, from Candlewick Press. Long before the term vampire was born, long before Bram Stoker fictionalized this being’s ways, blood-drinking demons were banished to Earth by Michael’s … Continue reading

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SPACE ZOMBIES AND DRACULA

9 rampaging space zombies hungry for our sci-fi brains scifiwire.com: As a general rule, space zombies tend to be more energetic than their terrestrial counterparts, and often retain a robust intelligence. Some use language, advanced tools, and exhibit rudimentary culture. But as you’ll learn in the 20th of our 31 … Continue reading

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HARKER GRAPHIC NOVEL OFFERS SEQUEL TO BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA

splashpage.mtv.com: When last we spoke with British comic book writer Tony Lee, he was hard at work scripting the comic book adventures of beloved science-fiction hero Doctor Who. This October, another of Lee’s projects hits shelves—and this time around, he’s tapped into an even more well-known and much-loved universe: the … Continue reading

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dirjournal.com: 13 VAMPIRE MOVIES WITH BITE

Vampires may be a hot trend right now because of the Twilight films and the True Blood series, but do the latest incarnations of vampire characters hold up to those of the past? Vampires have transformed from grotesque to romantic characters (and back) over the years. These 13 vampire movies … Continue reading

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