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Lugosi: The Rise And Fall Of Hollywoods Dracula OGN

Writer: Koren Shadmi Artist: Koren Shadmi Publisher: Humanoids Publishing Release Date: September 29, 2021 Cover Price: $24.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
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As horror cinema's most iconic actor, Bela Lugosi is forever remembered for his haunting role as Count Dracula, frightening filmgoers for many years. But once the cameras finally stopped rolling...that's when Lugosi himself learned what true terror was.
Beginning with his early life in Hungary as a young actor and activist, this first-of-its-kind graphic memoir details Lugosi's flight from his homeland after becoming an enemy of the state and his eventual move to the US, where his career flourished-for a while. Following a pivotal career mistake that allowed Boris Karloff's star to rise while his plummeted, Lugosi's pride, extravagant lif more

  • 10
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Oct 4, 2021

    Horror is quite different these days in terms of how it is presented, if you would like more of an idea of how it was put together back in the days when it was first presented and one of the original stars then I would recommend this book. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Oct 8, 2021

    Shadmi does a great job as usual. His research is great and his writing is spot on. His artwork is always spectacular too and this is one of the better releases of the year. Well done. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Sep 28, 2021

    While Bela Lugosi may be dead, it cannot be denied he found a form of immortality that rivaled that of his most famous character. Fans of classic horror and Lugosi's work may learn a thing or two about the old master they never suspected in this splendid book. Even those who already know will find this retelling of Lugosi's legend a worthy one. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Gizmo Oct 24, 2021

    I couldn't put this down once I started reading. Shadmi depicts a concise and compelling portrayal of Bela Lugosi's life, with enough dramatic flair to hearken to Lugosi's own love for theatrics. I'm impressed with how effortless Shadmi makes it to empathize with Lugosi despite his obvious flaws.

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