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May 23, 2021

#112 - Stokerverse with Dacre Stoker and Chris McAuley

Dacre Stoker is the great grand-nephew of Bram Stoker and the international best-selling co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead (Dutton, 2009), the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula.

Dacre is also the co-editor (with Elizabeth Miller) of The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years (Robson Press, 2012). Released in October of 2018, Dracul,  a prequel to Dracula, co-authored with JD Barker, was the UK’s # 1 Best Selling Hardcover Novel in Horror and Supernatural in 2018, and a top 5 finalist by the Horror Writers Association for the Bram Stoker Award® for Superior Achievement in a Novel. Film rights for Dracul have been purchased by Paramount Studios.  Dacre’s most recent work Last Days, a short about the end of Bram Stoker’s life, recently appeared in Weird Tales Magazine  December 2020.
Dr. Chris McAuley is an acclaimed comic book writer, artist and character creator for DC and Marvel. He most recently won an award for the Scottish comic ‘The Lang Walk Hame’ in 2019 and his artwork has featured in the Glasgow museum of modern art.
Chris is familiar to fans of Judge Dredd having been the assistant colourist on several 2000AD comic strips. He has also inked various Marvel titles such as ‘Hulkvarines’ and also ‘Vampirella’. He is the co-author of the StokerVerse which currently features six comic book ranges, several novels and a board game in production. He is also a novelist whose reach has included ‘The James Bond Franchise’ and ‘Alien’. Chris has also assisted Legendary Disney Imagineer Terri Hardin Jackson on the Star Wars franchise as a concept artist for ‘The Mandalorian’ and has written several comic book titles with William Shatner.