Did you grab a copy of Skybound’s Universal Monsters: Dracula #1 when it arrived at your comic shop yesterday? If so, you’re no doubt trembling with anticipation for James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds’ hit horror series’ second issue. To ease (or intensify) your pain, we’ve got your first look at Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 today, including its two covers — by Simmonds and the always awesome Francis Manapul! Plus, a preview of exclusive Local Comic Shop Day covers for Universal Monsters: Dracula #1 and #2. All this undead goodness awaits you after these official details from Skybound HQ…
Today Skybound, in partnership with Universal Products & Experiences, unveiled the stunning covers and interior pages from the second issue of Universal Monsters: Dracula.
From the all-star Department of Truth duo of James Tynion IV (W0rldtr33, Something is Killing the Children) and Martin Simmonds (Swan Songs), Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 continues the four-issue limited series that takes readers on a thrilling journey through the iconic world of Dracula. The second issue will be available in comic book shops on Wednesday, November 22, 2023.
As Lucy Weston suffers from a mysterious ailment, Dr. Seward calls upon Professor Abraham Van Helsing, and Dracula’s thirst goes unquenched…
In addition to Dracula himself, this series also features some popular characters from the original Universal Pictures film from 1931, including R.M. Renfield, Mina Seward, Doctor John Seward, Van Helsing, and more. Tynion IV and Simmonds deliver fresh twists, chilling encounters, and a dive into the dark corners of these timeless villains’ narratives.
In addition to the main cover by series artist Martin Simmonds, Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 will feature an open to order variant from superstar Francis Manapul (The Flash).
Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 (Lunar Codes Below | SRP: $4.99) will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, November 22, 2023.
The full list of covers is below:
- Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 Cover A by Martin Simmonds (Lunar Code 0923IM461)
- Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 Cover B by Francis Manapul (Lunar Code 0923IM462)
Skybound recently announced two exclusive limited edition covers for Universal Monsters: Dracula #1 and #2 as part of Local Comic Shop Day, that will be available exclusively in comic book shops, while supplies last and won’t be reprinted again.
Those covers are listed below:
- Universal Monsters: Dracula #1 LCSD Connecting Alexander Variant (Lunar Code 1023IM803| $4.99) (Available November 22, 2023 exclusively at comic book shops)
- Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 LCSD Connecting Alexander Variant (Lunar Code 1023IM804| $4.99) (Available November 22, 2023 exclusively at comic book shops)
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