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Castle Talk: Relive The Birth Of TV Horror With Master Of Dark Shadows

[Castle Talk] Relive The Birth Of TV Horror With ‘Master Of Dark Shadows’

  David Gregory has made documentaries about a slew of films and filmmakers, most notably 2014’s terrific Lost Soul, which detailed director Richard Stanley‘s travails on his big screen adaptation of The Island of Dr. Moreau. Now his subject is Dark Shadows, which starred Canadian actor Jonathan Frid as vampire Barnabas Collins and inspired the 2012 […]

Castle Talk: Return To Dark Shadows With Lara Parker’s “Heiress Of Collinwood”

Lara Parker has written a series of gothic novels that follow up on the original TV series Dark Shadows, and this month she releases the most anticipated Dark Shadows story yet. Heiress of Collinwood promises a solution to the mystery that drove the show’s very first seasons: the secret origin of Victoria Winters, the governess whose […]

Free On Bleeding Cool – Dark Shadows #1 By Manning And Campbell

Dynamite is having a big line-wide sale over at Comixology for the next week and they’ve sent us a bunch of free comics to share with you guys. A little bit of everything. As the sale gets close to wrapping up and we have our penultimate free comic we turn to a television adaptation of […]

Jason Chen Talks About Digital Bundling And How StoryBundle Is Different

With StoryBundle doing their new Dynamite Graphic Novel bundle, I thought it would be a good idea to chat with StoryBundle’s founder Jason Chen and find out just how the whole thing got started and how they differ from some of the other bundle programs that are out there. Bleeding Cool: Let’s start off with […]

Kathryn Leigh Scott To Appear On Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD

This is an interesting story for a unique source – a Dark Shadows fan site – that has information about Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. The report says that actress Kathryn Leigh Scott, who played Maggie Evans on Dark Shadows, has been cast in the mid-season premiere of Agents of SHIELD scheduled to air March 3rd. […]


Mike Raicht Talks Dark Shadows And The End Of The Stuff Of Legend

Mike Raicht is showing off his range. The writer made his mark on the industry with the amazing all-age’s story The Stuff Of Legend and went on to do the pulpy sci-fi Wild Blue Yonder with IDW at the same time he’s been doing the horror classic Dark Shadows for Dynamite. Nancy Collins caught up […]

Extended Red Sonja And Jennifer Blood – And Other Dynamite Previews

From Dynamite, hitting the stands tomorrow… RED SONJA #80 Brandon Jerwa (w) Sergio Fernandez Davila (a) Lucio Parrillo (c) FC • 40 pages • $4.99 • Teen+ In a final showdown on dark and stormy seas, everyone is at risk when Red Sonja’s master plan goes awry! Will the She-Devil die without redemption? Will the dreaded […]

Into The Wild Blue Yonder With Mike Raicht

If you visit Mike Raicht’s twitter account you’ll see that he describes himself as a, “Dad and Idiot Husband.” After that, in its own sentence, he calls himself a writer. Mike is a very talented and prolific writer currently working on a new series for IDW Publishing called Wild Blue Yonder as well as The Stuff Of […]


Dark Shadows’ Barnabas Collins Hooks Up With Vampirella In August

I’ve never known Nick Barrucci of Dynamite Entertainment to miss a commercial opportunity he can hang his hat on. Now that the Dark Shadows movie is out, valiantly battling against The Avengers, they’re now announcing that, in August, Dark Shadows’ Barnabas Collins will be appearing in his first cross-over comic with Vampirella. Written by Marc […]

Dark Shadows #5 Extended Preview, With Other Dynamite Dwellers

Here’s an extended look at Dynamite’s new issue of Dark Shadows, handily coincidental with the release of a certain film, and other less-extended previews of Dynamite titles out today… [issuu width=420 height=315 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120509103121-c9a71ccc45074240b1968222bb88d890 name=ds05-prev username=richjohnston tag=bleedingcool unit=px v=2] DARK SHADOWS #5 32 pages FC  • $3.99  •  Teen + Written by STUART MANNING Art by GORDON […]

The Look Of Barnabas Collins – A New Dark Shadows Featurette

Amongst the revelations in this new featurette: that Tim Burton‘s Dark Shadows was born out of a conversation with Johnny Depp about making a vampire film, generally, and not an adaptation of this show in particular. That’s a little surprising, I think. Also amusing to hear Helena say “What has he made you into this […]


Whole Collection Of Clips From Dark Shadows

You may get a better idea of what Tim Burton‘s Dark Shadows is, and it’s something quite odd and particular indeed, from these clips. I have to say, I’m liking the look of this. Burton may have tried to resist pigeonholing the film as a comedy, but you’ll see that there’s definitely a lot of […]

Johnny Depp’s Tribute To Jonathan Frid, Who Has Passed Away Aged 87

Jonathan Frid was TV’s beloved Barnabas Collins, starring in the offbeat supernatural soap Dark Shadows from 1966 until 1971. He has passed away at the age of 87. In less than three weeks, Frid will be making his last screen appearance with a cameo in the Dark Shadows movie. Rather than writing something myself, I want […]