I apologize for being behind in posts. I seem to have brought back a nasty virus from my vacation. Probably caught it at the petri dish of germs they call Walmart. I am officially calling it the Swine Cold. Trademark 2009.
Moving on. Fangoria has an interesting post about a new trilogy of vampire books called, The Strain, written by filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro(Pan’s Labrynth, Hellboy II, Devil’s Backbone) and author Chuck Hogan(Prince of Thieves). It’s set in New York as a vampiric virus takes over the city…and not a sparkling pretty boy vampire in sight. The book hits the shelves on June 2nd in hardcover. Here Guillermo talks about his love of the vampire genre and what inspired him to co-write The Strain: