The first issue of Dynamite Comics' new Dark Shadows comic book is now available. The monthly series follows on from the original television episodes with all new stories. Issue One is available with two covers, seen above. The script is by Dark Shadows News Page editor Stuart Manning, with artwork by Aaron Campbell. The first issue sold out within days of its release and has been reprinted. From the publisher:
Television's original reluctant vampire is back! Barnabas Collins is re-adjusting to life under his vampiric curse. Haunted by terrifying dreams of his age-old lover and nemesis, Angelique, and fighting his bloodlust, Barnabas fears that danger lies ahead for all who live at Collinwood. Meanwhile, Barnabas' ally and trusted friend Dr. Julia Hoffman is harboring secrets of her own...
The launch of the comic has been covered by a number of websites. Newsarama hosted a preview of the opening pages, while KSiteTV, PopCultureAddict, Things From Another World and ComicVine have featured writer and artist interviews.
The Dark Shadows comic book can be purchased from comic stores everywhere. To order the series directly from the publishers, click here.