Check out these terrific books from author Charles E. Butler…
A review of the fourteen Major film adaptations of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Complete with illustrations of the fourteen major Counts. From Max Schreck to Marc Warren, The Romance of Dracula is the most concise account of the Count on screen. The Epilogue concentrates on the Count's further/major appearances in fantasy horror films and the book takes interesting side-roads into the exploration of the myth through The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), the original Fright Night (1985) and The Shadow of the Vampire (2000). An engrossing must-have read for the casual onlooker and the ardent aficionado.
Vampires Everywhere is a review book that concentrates on the vampire movies that inspire fear. From The Cabinet of Dr Caligari to 30 Days of Night, with inroads to the discussions of TV classics, The Night Stalker and Salem's Lot.
Vampires under the Hammer concentrates its gaze on every vampire movie made under the original Hammer film studio between 1957 and 1974. reviewing all the Dracula movies starring Christopher Lee and all the Karnstein trilogy of films based on JS Lefanu's Carmilla. Inroads to Brides of Dracula, Kiss of the Vampire and Vampire Circus are featured as are the curios Captain Kronos and Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires.
With his final book on movie vampires, Charles E Butler updates his three previous volumes, The Romance of Dracula, Vampires Everywhere and Vampires Under the Hammer. reviewing the new adaptations of Bram Stoker's novel and rare TV appearances of the cadaverous Count and films starring his many doppelgangers! The second half of the book updates Vampires Everywhere with more savage terrors of the big screen, from the fantasies of Jean Rollin, to Underworld to Daybreakers! The largest vamp champ shows ever in one final volume!!
Charles has also written articles for websites like The Spooky Isles and various author blogs, and his articles have been published in esteemed horror publications like We Belong Dead and Diabolique.
Also his artwork can be found on pinterest;