Frankenstein Dracula War (1995) comic books
Cover by Mike Mignola. Part 1: The Gathering Storm, script by Roy Thomas and Jean-Marc Lofficier, pencils by Claude St. Aubin, inks by Allen Nunis; In 1796, while Napoleon Bonaparte's troops ride roughshod over France's foes, Dracula gains vampiric sway over a selfish young woman named Mirka, the daughter of Count Bogdan, in order to increase his earthly power by marriage; Realizing belatedly that Dracula is one of the undead, Bogdan leads a handful of soldiers into his castle, intending to slay the vampire; But Bogdan's men are instead slain by Dracula and Dracula has Bogdan's newly-undead daughter slay her father. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.
Cover by Mike Mignola. Part 2: The Grand Alliance, script by Roy Thomas and Jean-Marc Lofficier, pencils by Claude St. Aubin, inks by Allen Nunis; By holding hostage a young woman named Irena, the magician known as Count Saint-Germain forces the Monster created by Victor Frankenstein to invade Castle Dracula; The sorcerer, who claims to be centuries old, desires the undead heart of the vampire to generate an elixir granting eternal life; The Monster does violent battle with Count Dracula, but neither of these two strange life forms can slay the other. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.
Cover by Mike Mignola. Part 3: Triumph and Tragedy, script by Roy Thomas and Jean-Marc Lofficier, pencils by Claude St. Aubin, inks by Armando Gil; Enraged by the death of his beloved Irena at the hands of Count Dracula, the Monster created by Victor Frankenstein declares war; His first act is to go to Castle Dracula and find Dracula's undead bride Mirka whom he had spurned only nights before; They battle ferociously, Mirka revealing that she had tempted Dracula to kill Irena; In his fury, the Monster utterly destroys Mirka, tossing her decapitated head at Dracula's feet in vengeance. 36 pgs., full color. $2.50. Cover price $2.50.