Dracula Lives #3

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
October 1973
Page count
76
Cover price
0.75 USD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/26764

Credits

Editing
Roy Thomas, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Prince of Darkness, City of Light (Dracula) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dracula
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, painter
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Untitled Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

"The legions of the undead are many."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Still from a horror movie.

Show/hide 2. Lord of Death... Lord of Hell! (Dracula) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dracula
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula (origin); Nimrod; Lala; Maria (Dracula's wife, in flashback); Vlad (Dracula's son, in flashback); vampires

Credits

Writing
Marv Wolfman, scripter
Art
John Buscema, penciller
 
Syd Shores, inker
Text
Joe Rosen, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
Lord of Death... Lord of Hell!
 
United States
The Tomb of Dracula Omnibus (Marvel, 2008? series) #3 ([December] 2010)
Lord of Death... Lord of Hell!

Synopsis

Dracula has just been resurrected as a vampire and is brought before Nimrod, the king of vampires. Dracula refuses to swear allegiance, so Nimrod challenges him to a duel of wooden poles. Nimrod's mistress Lala tries to seduce Dracula, but he rejects her. During the duel, Lala tries to interfere and kill Dracula, but she is impaled herself and dies. Dracula kills Nimrod and claims the vampire throne.

Notes

Dracula's origin retold.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Dracula Reads!) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dracula Reads!
Characters
Dracula; Tituba

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art (various)
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Includes letters from Jerry Baker, Robert Lowery, Mildred Knobloch, Michael Bjorkman, Richard Clark, Richard Nathan and Brian Brown.

Show/hide 4. The Vampire-Man Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Tom Malverne [Jack the Ripper]; vampires

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Lawrence Woromay, line art [as Larry Woromay]
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into Terror (Marvel, 1951 series) #27 (January 1954)
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble!
Also printed
Australia
Tales of Horror Dracula (Newton, 1975 series) #8 (November 1975) —Tales of Horror Dracula
The Vampire-Man
 
Australia
Tales of Horror Dracula (Newton, 1975 series) #9 (November 1975)
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble!
 
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
The Vampire-Man
 
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble

Synopsis

This story postulates the Jack the Ripper killings were done by a hateful hunchback who wanted to become a vampire so he could kill mortals, but was repulsed by the sight of blood, so vampires killed him when he could not fulfill their condition that he partake of human blood before new year's eve.

Notes

Larry Woromay credit per Michael J. Vassallo.

Show/hide 5. Bela Lugosi: Dracula of Stage, Screen, & Coffin Text article, ? pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
Doug Moench, author
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
Bela Lugosi: Dracula of Stage, Screen and Coffin

Notes

includes 10 photos

Show/hide 6. Solomon Kane (Dracula; Solomon Kane) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dracula; Solomon Kane
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula (photograph of Christopher Lee)

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas , scripter
Art
Michael Reed, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Photo still from Dracula Prince of Darkness (Hammer Films, 1966) with cinematography by Michael Reed. Introduction to story following.

Show/hide 7. Castle of the Undead (Dracula; Solomon Kane) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dracula; Solomon Kane
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Solomon Kane; Dracula; Rosella Carson (death); bandits

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
Art
Alan Weiss, penciller
 
Crusty Bunkers, inker
Text
Denise Wohl , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
Castle of the Undead
 
United States
The Tomb of Dracula Omnibus (Marvel, 2008? series) #3 ([December] 2010)
Castle of the Undead

Synopsis

The Puritan adventurer Solomon Kane is searching for the lost Rosella Carson in Transylvania. He is attacked by bandits and is then saved from a pack of wolves by Count Dracula. Kane accepts the Count's invitation and recuperates in his castle. During the night, he is attacked by a mysterious girl, who turns out to be Rosella transformed into a vampire. Kane kills her and then turns to Count Dracula. He defeats the Count in a duel, but bound by his honor, Kane is forced to spare Dracula's life when the vampire calls in a favor for saving him from the wolves earlier.

Show/hide 8. Satana the Devil's Daughter (Satana) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Satana
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Satana

Credits

Writing
, scripter (promo copy)
Art
John Romita, penciller
 
, inker
Text
, letterer

Notes

Promo for Satana's debut in Vampire Tales using a full page illustration.

Show/hide 9. I Was Once a Gentle Man... Text story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Baron Abrahama van Helsing; Baroness Elisabeth van Helsing; Dracula

Credits

Writing
Chris Claremont, author
Art
, photographer
 
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
I Was Once a Gentle Man

Notes

A text story illustrated with 12 photos from the Hammer vampire movies.

Show/hide 10. Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Macbeth; Banquo; the three witches; Lady Macbeth; King Duncan; MacDuff

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Chuck A. Winter, line art [signed as Chuck Winter]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into Terror (Marvel, 1951 series) #27 (January 1954)
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble!
Also printed
Australia
Tales of Horror Dracula (Newton, 1975 series) #9 (November 1975)
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble!
 
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble

Synopsis

The Scottish nobleman Macbeth is told by three witches that he will be king one day, and his ambition turns him to murder and tyranny.

Notes

A comic adaptation of Macbeth with the additional detail that MacDuff is the son of one of the witches.

Show/hide 11. Untitled Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

"Paris. City of light. City of wonder."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Still from a Dracula movie.

Show/hide 12. Shadow in the City of Light! (Dracula) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dracula
Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula; Helene Dubois; Jacques Dubois

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
Alfonso Font, line art
Text
Al Kupperberg , letterer [as Alan Kupperberg]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Dracula Lives! (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([February 1979])
Shadow in the City of Light
 
United States
The Tomb of Dracula Omnibus (Marvel, 2008? series) #3 ([December] 2010)
Shadow in the City of Light!

Synopsis

Dracula arrives in Paris, only to be attacked by Helene Dubois, who seeks revenge in the name of her 18th century ancestor, sculptor Jacques Dubois, who allied himself with the magician Cagliostro and tried to kill Dracula with a stone gargoyle. Dracula condemned Jacques to eternal life as a statue. Now, Jacques awakens and tries to kill Dracula again, but he only finds eternal rest as he is splintered into pieces during their final battle.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Dracula Lives Feature Page) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dracula Lives Feature Page
Characters
Stan Lee

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, penciller
 
, photographer
 
:, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Half of the page features biographical information on Stan Lee and the other half is a review of the book "Dracula Returns!".


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42727

Entry created

  • 14/11/2009

Cover added

  • 13/08/2021

Index completed

  • 13/08/2021

Last updated

  • 13/08/2021