Before Twilight, Before True Blood, And Before The Vampire Diaries
It All Began In One Spot The Place Where Dracula Was Created
The Writing Desk Of Bram Stoker Now Going Up For Auction From Profiles In History
LOS ANGELES– Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, is proud to announce that the desk where Bram Stoker wrote Dracula will be a part of their Hollywood Auction on December 15 & 16. It was at this desk that Irish born author Bram Stoker (1847-1912) created the most famous literary character in the world — DRACULA (published in 1897). At the beginning of the last century, Stoker gave this historic desk to his close friend JSR Phillips, editor of the Yorkshire Post. The author often stayed with Phillips at his home in Balmoral, Headingley, Leeds...Read More
“The last thing that you remember is standing before the wizard Lakmir as he gestured wildly and chanted in an archaic tongue. Now you find yourself staring at an entryway which lies at the edge of a forest.”
So begins the legend of Shadowgate, the grandaddy of all ‘point and click’ fantasy adventure games – a title that paved the way for a host of fantasy games to follow. In Shadowgate, you move from room to room through the labyrinths of the living castle, confronting the devilish denizens and confounding the fiendish traps laid by the Warlock Lord. Your quest is to fulfill an ancient prophecy by gathering various objects of power along with three ancient artifacts...Read More
Valiant Entertainment will be making its debut appearance at the Long Beach Comic & Horror Con (LBCHC) this coming weekend on Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th!
Hosted at the Long Beach Convention Center, Valiant will be setting up at booth #313 for a weekend packed full of guests, signings, and exclusive convention offerings! Stop by to pick up first printings of every current Valiant release, blank cover con exclusive flipbooks, and the “Summer of Valiant” Collected Edition — collecting each new Valiant #1 issue together in a single volume.
Plus, join us on Sunday at 11:00 am in room #103AB for the “Future of Valiant” panel, featuring New York Times best-selling author Joshua Dysart (Harbinger), Valiant Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani, and Valiant Sales Man...Read More
As some of you may have read, we here at Geek-o-Rama tried something new for our last convention. We hooked up with a local bakery to bring goodies to our friends who were working their hearts out down at the convention center. As part of that partnership/trying something new, we decided to make sure that we told you how it all worked out and whether or not this is something that we’ll try to do for future events.
So, how did it work out? It was a learning experience, for sure. There were moments when I wondered if I had been out of my mind to try to add one more thing into the busiest day of the con, but we made it work in the end...Read More