ENCOUNTER WEREWOLVES FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH TOP COW’S TRACKER
With sharp teeth, inhuman strength and a savage bloodlust, those infected with lycanthropy — the werewolves — have long since sunk their teeth into popular culture. But Top Cow and Heroes and Villains Entertainment are taking a new spin on the beast in the upcoming series Tracker, written by newcomer writer Jonathan Lincoln teaming up with artist Francis Tsai.
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Vampires find competition with the recent emergence of new “it” supernatural, Werewolves. We all know, werewolves aren’t new, but I am noticing this trend forming. With the coming new year we will see more ‘werewolf” mania occurring with comics such as Tracker, and with movies like Wolfman, Jack and Diane, and The Ghouly Boys.
How do you feel about Werwolves sharing the current spotlight with Vampires? What other supernatural being would you like to see more of?
STEPHEN KING AND SCOTT SNIDER GIVE ‘VAMPIRE’ AN EVOLUTIONARY TWIST
Via USA Today
When Scott Snyder first imagined a comic series based on the idea of vampire evolution, he wasn’t planning on Stephen King’s involvement. Now, as American Vampire prepares to launch, Snyder finds himself explaining how the master of horror committed to writing half of the series’ first story arc — five monthly installments that debut in March 2010.
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Stephen King collaborating on writing a comic about vampires; how much better can it get? I am not a huge comic book fan (anymore) but if Scott Snyder’s influences are drawn from Frank Miller, this has surely peaked my interest in seeing how this comic comes to life. I will definitely seek out a copy of American Vampire.
If you are not a comic book fan, does the involvement of a favorite author or artist sway you into the possibility of trying one out?