'Sabretooth Vampire' comes to Dark Horse
Published Mar 9 2012, 09:58 GMT
By Hugh Armitage
The Sabretooth Vampire
will make its Dark Horse Comics
debut, it has been announced.
The webcomic character will appear in the Dark Horse Presents
's comic centres on the tragic little undead monster, whose entire life is hampered by his overdeveloped fangs.
"One of the first books that got me into comics in the '90s was the original black-and-white Dark Horse Presents
- back when it was serializing stuff like Sin City
and The One Trick Rip-Off
and Hellboy: The Wolves of Saint August
," said Russell.
"So as you can imagine, getting to submit a few strips for DHP
was a huge moment for me personally as well as professionally.> 'Ghost' resurrected by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Phil Noto for Dark Horse
"Porting my webcomic over to DHP
was an awesome experience for three very specific reasons," Russell continued.
"One, I got to add colour to the strip, with the help of ace cartoonist/colorist/brother-in-arms Bill Mudron. Two, I received some first-class professional editing from Scott Allie and Daniel Chabon.
"And three, I swung for the fences and asked if I could draw a crossover strip where the Sabretooth Vampire fought one particular world-famous Dark Horse character, and to my delighted surprise, that character's creator said yes."The Sabretooth Vampire
will feature in Dark Horse Presents
#12, which debuts on May 23, and issue #14, which will follow on July 18.> 'Concrete Park' unveiled by Dark Horse