Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #1

Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #1

Writer: Kim Newman Artist: Paul McCaffrey Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: March 22, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10
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1895.  Prince Dracula has ruled Great Britain for ten years, spreading vampirisn through every level of society.  On the eve of Dracula's Jubilee, radical forces gather to oppose the tyrant.  Kate Reed, vampire journalist and free-thinker, takes a seat on the revolutionary Council of Seven Days, though she learns that the anarchist group harbours a traitor in its midst.  The Grey Men, Dracula's dreaded secret police, have been ordered to quash all resistance to the rule of the arch-vampire.  With intrigue on all sides, the scene is set for an explosive addition to the Anno Dracula series.

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - Fabienne Payet Mar 22, 2017

    So in my opinion, this is a comic you must delve into if the vampire lore is your thing, you will find what you seek in those pages. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Pastrami Nation - Daniel Schwartz Apr 7, 2017

    Overall, this is a great start to the 1895 series, full of action and danger. Titan comics is gradually becoming my favorite publisher. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Mar 20, 2017

    It is my hope that this series proves successful for Titan Comics because it allows new readers to experience what readers of the novels did. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Mar 27, 2017

    It's off to a rollicking start, and a worthy story in the vein of League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - if you liked that series, you're bound to like this one. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Major Spoilers - Stephen Schleicher Mar 20, 2017

    I can get behind a world like Anno Dracula. The notion that you can take characters and situation from a horror genre and throw it into a murder mystery, or spy thriller will keep my mind working for days. Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem #1 is definitely worth checking out if you have a fondness for vampires, or if you are already a fan of the Anno Dracula series. This first issue may be a bit confusing for first time readers, but Newman and McCaffrey work together to serve up a tale that has me wanting to see what happens next. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Crusaders - Andy Hall Mar 24, 2017

    If you didn't pre-order this book, you should definitely consider picking up a copy from the shelf when you visit your comic book store this week. Even if you aren't a big horror fan, there is enough going on to grab you. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - Cam Petti Mar 22, 2017

    It's fun to see steam punk monsters, but the pacing makes this more fun for fans of Newman than people jumping on fresh. Read Full Review

  • 6.6
    Multiversity Comics - Jacob Hill Mar 24, 2017

    The creative team never manages to gel, even as they spend this issue showcasing their talents. Their fantastic ideas deserve a better comic. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Horror Talk - James Ferguson Mar 22, 2017

    Anno Dracula presents an intriguing premise that is off to a very slow start. I hope with the introductions out of the way, the book can pick up some speed and flesh out the characters a bit more as it has some great potential. At the bare minimum, it's exposed me to this series which I'll have to explore further with the novels to learn more about. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Geek-O-Rama - Rick Mar 29, 2017

    Ultimately Anno Dracula is a solid comic, but it never grabbed me " it's a workaday title. Just as every vampire pales in comparison to Dracula himself, this title can't wriggle out from under the monstrous bulk of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. So it goes. Read Full Review

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