SDCC is all the time stuffed with surprises and revealed. Not solely will we study new collectibles and films, however we additionally get a have a look at new comics and graphic novels which are heading our means as nicely. Today Dark Horse Comics revealed their new queer, feminist homicide thriller… Camilla: The First Vampire. Created by Amy Chu and Soo Lee; Camilla: The First Vampire graphic commerce paperback shall be in comedian outlets on January 11, 2023, and in bookstores on January 24, 2023. You can try the official cowl and particulars beneath.

Dark Horse Comics – Carmilla: The First Vampire

This winter, Berger Books and Dark Horse current Carmilla: The First Vampire impressed by the gothic novella that began a style.

This queer, feminist homicide thriller is a riveting story of id, obsession, and fateful household secrets and techniques set in New York City Chinatown. Written by Amy Chu (Red Sonja, Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death, Netflix’s DOTA: Dragon’s Blood) and drawn by Soo Lee (Ash and Thorn, Stillwater: The Escape, Vampirella Fairy Tales), Carmilla: The First Vampire is the newest in Berger Books’ line of cutting-edge unique graphic novels.

Set in 1996, the Year of the Rat and the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, an idealistic Chinese American social employee turns detective when she discovers younger, homeless LGBTQ+ ladies are being murdered and nobody, particularly the police, appears to care. 

A collection of clues factors her to Carmilla’s, a brand new mysterious nightclub within the coronary heart of Manhattan Chinatown. There she falls for Violet, the following doubtless goal, touchdown her on the heart of a real-life horror story—and face-to-face with questions on her personal id and murky previous.

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“Everyone is familiar with Dracula, but few know it was inspired by the vampire Carmilla who fell in love with the many young women who became her victims.” Amy Chu explains. “Bringing the story to ’90s New York let me explore themes of cultural identity, gentrification, homophobia and racism. It’s definitely the darkest, most mature storyline I’ve ever written!”

“Goth, horror, and vampires make up the classic backdrop to 90’s New York,” stated Soo Lee. “Using the colorful ambience of the city and cultural references, Amy and I bring back to life to an old NYC that I know and love in this retelling of Carmilla.”

 “Not only is Carmilla a mesmerizing, steamy and decadent thriller,” stated Karen Berger, “but Amy and Soo have delivered a story with important cultural themes which resonate in today’s antagonizing times.”

Carmilla: The First Vampire commerce paperback shall be in comedian outlets on January 11, 2023, and in bookstores on January 24, 2023. It is on the market for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your native comedian store and bookstore. Carmilla: The First Vampire will retail for $19.99.

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