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Lestat lives on: Read the 'Time' excerpt from the latest 'The Vampire Chronicles' release


Though vampires are quite literally old as time, the pop-cultural phenomenon of the bloodsucking antihero seems so very… 2014. But Edward Cullen, Damon Salvatore, and Bill Compton have nothing on Lestat de Lioncourt, the glamorous 18th-century French vampire who we first met in 1976 in Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire—the novel that spawned the 1994 film adaptation in which Tom Cruise played Lestat (opposite Brad Pitt’s Louis de Pointe du Lac).

Rice wrote 10 more books in The Vampire Chronicles—and the damned immortal just won’t die: Prince Lestat, the latest installment of the supernatural series, hit shelves this week, and Time posted an exclusive excerpt on Thursday. READ FULL STORY

Read an excerpt from 'WYTCHES,' a new series by 'Batman' writer Scott Snyder

This October, Scott Snyder—the New York Times bestselling author of American Vampire—returns to Image Comics to reinvent another classic horror figure: witches.

After an acclaimed run on several DC Comics titles, including Batman, Detective Comics, Superman Unchained, Swamp Thing, and Vertigo titles American Vampire and The Wake, Snyder wanted to shake things up a bit. So he brought his new supernatural comic, WYTCHES, to Image Comics, where he had published the creator-owned Severed a few years prior. After working with artist Jock (The Losers, Green Arrow: Year One) on the Batman story “The Black Mirror,” Snyder knew he had the perfect collaborator for this new horror series. The artist’s distinct style—a mix of solid storytelling and terrifyingly scratchy visuals—will no doubt scare readers silly. READ FULL STORY

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