As usual in Texas, April showers brings May…conventions! It’s con time in Texas, and this May gives us both Texas Frightmare Weekend and Fan Expo Dallas in DFW on the same weekend. Plus, later in the month we have Comicpalooza in Houston and a new Nosferatu Festival in Austin.
Happy Halloween! This episode is a short informal look at some of the recent Dracula news, mostly about books and upcoming TV shows.
Links to books discussed:
In this episode I speak with Lawrence Burgess, theater and voice actor and host of the Dracula Podcast. You can find Lawrence at
It’s our now annual episode with ‘Salem’s Lot scholar Jess Peacock. Back for his third year in a row, this time we tackle the film/mini-series versions of the book. You can find Jess on Facebook at Legacy of the Marsten House.
In this episode, I speak with scholar Hans de Roos, who is responsible tor the 2017 book “Powers of Darkness,” and organizing this years “Children of the Night Dracula Congress” in Brasov, Romania.
Happy National Comic Book Day! Last month, I attended the Dallas Comic Show in Lewisville, TX, where I had the opportunity to speak with Buffy artist Georges Jeanty and 30 Days of Night artist Ben Templesmith.
Georges Jeanty – http://kabalounge.com/kaba/
Ben Templesmith – http://www.78squid.ink/
Terry Moore – https://abstractstudiocomics.com/
Dallas Comic Show – http://www.dallascomicshow.com/
Dallas Fan Days – https://www.dallasfandays.com/en/home.html
Dallas Fantasy Fair – https://www.facebook.com/DallasFantasyFair.INFO/
On Friday, May 4th, I spent some time walking around Texas Frightmare Weekend, meeting guests, talking to artists and vendors, and picking up some cool artwork. (links below photos)
Links to featured guests in this episode:
Dave Dwonch (Vamplets) – outofmymind.co
Alee Brucato – www.MadlyMadeCreations.com
Casey Orr – theartoforr.com
Jim Ferguson – jimfergusonmakingascene.com
Chris Kuchta – horrorartist.com
Timothy Pittides (not mentioned in episode, but artist of Nosferatu print) – www.pittidesart.com
After recording this episode, it was announced that Steven Weber is no longer attending the show.