"Stoker's Dracula" would remain unfinished for thirty years, until Marvel editor Mark Beazley had the idea to reprint those stories already published and to have the original creators come back and finish the job.
No, it's not like subsequent issues were already in the can, sitting on a shelf in a vault somewhere just waiting to be published.When "Stoker's Dracula" returns to comic shop shelves this October, you'll see a mix of the old and the new.CBR News
spoke with Beazley
earlier this week about the series and shared the story of bringing "Stoker's Dracula" back in to print.
"Part of my responsibilities as an editor at Marvel involve researching and planning some of our classic trade paperbacks," Beazley
told CBR News
In continuing his research, Beazley
discovered a number of interviews with Thomas and Giordano in which they lamented the fact they never had the chance to finish the project.
"I can tell you without a doubt that those pages are fantastic," enthused Beazley
"Plus the older pages were formatted for magazine size, so to maintain the correct proportions for comic size we had to shrink them down a tad," explained Beazley
, "but Roy and Dick have done their best to make the transition as seamless as possible.