Comic Book Writer Tony Lee: His Vampires ‘Never Sparkled’

FROM SPLASH PAGE: Halloween Week kicks off here on Splash Page with the first in our series of guest columns from comic book creators known for their work with vampires, werewolves, ghosts and all manner of terrifying subject matter. First up is writer Tony Lee, who’s currently hard at work on the comic book adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” as well as the webcomic “Where Evils Dare” and his original graphic novel “From The Pages Of Bram Stoker’s ’Dracula': Harker,” a sequel to the classic 1897 novel. Keep it locked to Splash Page all week for more Halloween-themed guest columns, features and exclusive previews!

I was never much of a horror fan as a kid. Growing up in the ’70s and ’80s, I was too young for movies like “The Exorcist,” “Rosemary’s Baby,” “The Shining” and “The Omen,” only finding them later in my life. No, I was a child of the ’80s, and as such, my first exposure to horror was the movies of Wes Craven and Sam Raimi. But I had a problem with the genreā€”I just didn’t understand why there had to be so much blood.

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