Chris Ryall, publisher and editor-in-chief over at IDW Publishing, has posted some pictures on his blog of IDW’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula, the upcoming illustrated hardcover edition of the classic novel.
The hardcover edition, due out in stores on May 13, will include 27 all-new, full-page and full-color illustrations from Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night, Wormwood). Templesmith has also been putting up sketches and final artwork on his blog, so check that out as well.
The book is available now for pre-order: Bram Stoker’s Dracula Illustrated by Ben Templesmith.
When Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to meet with the mysterious Count Dracula, he ends up enslaved by the vampire who wants to learn about England. Leaving Harker for dead, Dracula travels to London where he begins to menace Harker’s fiancee, Mina, and her beautiful friend, Lucy. After escaping from Dracula’s castle, Harker returns to London where he meets Abraham Van Helsing who may have a way to destroy the blood-sucking monster! Ben Templesmith provides an all-new, full-color illustration for all 27 chapters of this classic horror novel. Originally published in 1897, Dracula is one of the best-selling and most influential novels of all time.