Von Herling Early Press Release

For immediate release

For more information, contact Different Mousetrap Press LLC

GOTHIC TALE RISES FROM THE GRAVE
Independent publisher announces vampire graphic novel

Different Mousetrap Press of North Carolina has announced a potent,
gripping graphic novel, titled Von Herling, Vampire Hunter, due for
release in spring of 2014.

Von Herling, Vampire Hunter is a pulse-pounding tale of the Gothic and
supernatural, rendered in the mesmerizing medium of pen & ink.

“Von Herling is a throwback to the time-honored Gothic horror
tradition,” the publisher said in its official statement, “We want to
move away from postmodern depictions of vampires as tragic and
sympathetic.”

In this stunning tale, the precocious August Von Herling arrives in
the town of Richten in Eastern Tennessee.  He’s hot on the trail of
the vampire, Vlad Magnus.  Can the sophisticated Von Herling save the
town and the whole Southeastern United States from this unholy terror?

Von Herling is being written and illustrated by the trailblazing
creator, Max West.  A resident of Greensboro, North Carolina, Mr. West
is renowned for his cutting-edge comics series, Sunnyville Stories,
and has garnered attention from the admired Library Journal.  The
Library Journal describes Mr. West’s creation as having “clean artwork
and an idyllic story line.”

Von Herling, Vampire Hunter is set for nationwide release in spring
2014.  It will be offered through select retailers and wholesale
through the dependable Brodart Company of Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Early artwork and sample pages have met with a spectacular response.
Different Mousetrap Press has speculated that there may be future Von
Herling adventures.

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