Santa Fights Dracula in Kickstarter Project

By Maryann Yin Comment

Artist Melissa DeJesus and writer Ed Power hope to raise $9,500 on Kickstarter to finish a graphic novel that pits Santa against Dracula (video introduction embedded above).

The funds would give DeJesus enough time to pencil, ink, letter and color their 175-page comics project. They would also print and ship “a self published, unique, one time, special printing.”

Here’s more about the project: “Santa vs Dracula is full color graphic novel about Count Dracula invading Santa Claus‘s workshop with an army of monsters (Frankenstein’s Monster, Mr. Hyde, Invisible Man, the Wicked Witch of the West, etc.) in order to gain Santa’s ability to enter people’s homes at will. Of course, Santa has his own allies and they aren’t about to give the big-guy up without a fight!”

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