Thursday, September 22, 2011

Philadelphia: Tomb of Dracula #10 (1976) Live! Onstage!

Above cover to Marvel Comics' TOMB OF DRACULA #10 from the Grand Comic Book Database, cover by Gil Kane with inks by Tom Palmer. Interior written by Marv Wolfman. Gene Colan penciled with Jack Abel inking.

Philadelphia's Play & Players Theater will perform the comic book onstage, which features the debut of "Blade -- The Vampire Slayer!" Details below:

Superheroes Are Super!
Comic book nerds rejoice! Now you can watch your favorite classic comic book titles come to life during these staged, word-for-word readings, equipped with low-budget costumes, special effects, witty wordplay and, of course, some physical hijinks. The October “issue” will include a performance of Tomb of Dracula #10 from 1976 and a special appearance by Philly cartoonist Robert Berry, who will be honoring the recently deceased graphic artist Gene Colan and his legendary work. December’s “issue” will have a holiday theme.
Oct. 21-22. Dec. 9-10. 9pm. $12-$15. Plays & Players Theater, 1714 Delancey St. 215.735.0630.

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TOMB #10 has a July 1973 cover date according to the Grand Comic Book Database. Perhaps the 1976 date is a misprint.

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