May in Texas 2019


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.

Halloween 2018 – Dracula News!


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:



Blood Communion

When Brave Men Shudder

The Vampire: A New History

Dracula: An International Perspective

Tomb of Dracula Omnibus

Tomb of Dracula Vol. 2

World of Darkness Documentary

Lore, Season 2


Short Interviews with Georges Jeanty and Ben Templesmith


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 –

Ben Templesmith –

Terry Moore –

Dallas Comic Show –

Dallas Fan Days –

Dallas Fantasy Fair –


Texas Frightmare Weekend 2018


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) –
Alee Brucato –
Casey Orr –
Jim Ferguson –
Chris Kuchta –
Timothy Pittides (not mentioned in episode, but artist of Nosferatu print) –